Burlington bites down on Tigers in semifinals

Encampment falls 73-80 to No. 1 team in the North, falls just short of making the trip to War Memorial Stadium

The Encampment Tigers’ nearly undefeated season came to a heartbreaking end on Friday as they were dealt a loss by the Burlington Huskies in the semifinal round of the 1A Six-Man Playoffs. A mere 7 points separated the Tigers and Burlington.

“Our game against Burlington was a shootout as anticipated,” said Kegan Willford, head coach of the Encampment Tigers. “Burlington has a great team and they execute very well. Our team played hard and fought all game to try and gain the advantage but, in the end, couldn’t maintain the lead.”

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