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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Huskies make history with three-peat

 

March 30, 2016

Matt Davidson

The Burlington Huskies pose for their three-peat championship March 5 after defeating Upton 58-49, backrow left to right: Manager Dillon Riley, assistant coach Justin Preator, state keeper Jacob Cook, (black shirt) manager Hunter Allen-Manager, (behind) state keeper Jaydin Dehl, Dallin Davidson, Austin Nicholson, Derec Davidson, Dontae Garza, Torey Wardell, Matthew Rasmussen, Dallin Christiansen, head coach Matt Davidson and assistant coach Scott Winters. Front row left to right: Tallon Wiles, Kyle Broederlow, Jared Peterson, Nathan Carrizales and Isaac Stanworth.

BURLINGTON- The Burlington boys basketball team won the 1A state basketball championship for the third year in a row March 5 in Casper.

This is the 9th championship for the program and the first three-peat in school history and when you factor in the school's storied basketball history, this is quite the feat.

The Burlington Huskies finished the regular season with a 21-4 record overall and an 8-0 record in conference play. Of Burlington's four losses, three of them came against 2A opponents, Greybull, Rocky Mountain and Wyoming Indian. Their last defeat was on Jan. 21 against Rocky Mountai...



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