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Cierra Burdick named a finalist for national player of the year

It’s a bittersweet day for Butler’s Cierra Burdick. Last night, the Lady Bulldogs lost to Mallard Creek 50-45 in the state playoffs, snapping a 42-game win streak and ending the Lady Bulldog’s chance of winning back-to-back state titles. It’s one of the biggest upsets in Mecklenburg County high school basketball history.
Today, Burdick was named one […]

By |March 2nd, 2011|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

Butler Basketball Sweeps Playoff Games

The Butler High School girls basketball team defeated Northwest Guilford 50-40 on Wednesday night in the second round of the North Carolina 4A state playoffs.  Cierra Burdick led all scorers with 26 points.  Mayhana Dunovant scored 11 for Butler, who now posts a 29-0 record for the season.  The Butler ladies will play Dudley (Greensboro) […]

By |February 23rd, 2011|Butler High School, Sports|1 Comment

High School Basketball Playoffs Update

The Independence Patriots girls’ basketball team lost 63-41 to Skyland Roberson of Asheville on Monday night.  The game marked the first round of the North Carolina 4A playoffs.

Independence’s season ends with a 7-17 record, four wins more than last year’s squad.

Butler’s girls defeated Western Guilford 68-42 on Monday, giving the team a 28-0 record this […]

By |February 21st, 2011|Butler High School, Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Butler Boys and Girls take SW4A Conference Titles

The Butler Bulldogs won both the boys’ and girls’ Southwestern 4A Conference Basketball Tournaments Friday night.

The girls defeated Myers Park 66-35.  Cierra Burdick led the Bulldogs with 27 points.  Junior Jaymee Fisher-Davis scored 17 and Senior Jadda Atkinson hit for 13.  Even with the impressive win Burdick feels the team needs to improve for the […]

By |February 18th, 2011|Butler High School, Sports|1 Comment