Coach Tom Crowther said.
"There are some very good teams in the tournament, and we are
looking forward to seeing what we can do against them."
Last season, Burroughs went 4-1 in the tourney.
Burroughs will began play today with a game against Fresno
Bullard, and follow up with a game Thursday against Clovis, Friday
against El Centro Central and Saturday against Clovis Buchanan.
If the Indians do well, they will play in the championship Sunday.
Burroughs -- which is led by shortstop Miguel Alvarez and pitchers
Brent Fekety and Camron Collard -- has a 6-6 record competing in the
summer in the Valley Invitational Baseball League.
Burbank boys' basketball team heating up summer: Burbank High
Coach Jose Hernandez is determined to give his team some tough
competition during the offseason.
The Bulldogs have begun the summer with a 5-2 record, and recorded
some impressive victories.
"We wanted to play good competition in the summer," Hernandez
said. "But more important that that, we wanted to play different
"Last year, when I was hired and came in kind of late, it seemed
that we were playing the same type of competition, like Glendale and
"We wanted to go against teams we maybe haven't seen before, and
that was important to us."
Hernandez said he is seeing a marked progress with his players.
"We are still learning how to win," he said. "But at least we are
expecting to win when we get on the court."
Burbank has recorded victories against Pasadena Blair (44-35),
Flintridge Prep (61-58), Glendale (56-53), Norco (50-46) and
Oceanside El Camino (47-41).
The Bulldogs' most productive player has been Serob Oganesyan, who
poured in 30 points against Flintridge Prep and had 21 points and 10
rebounds against El Camino.
Other players who have made impacts are Eduard Khudanyan, Eddy
Boada and Narbeh Awanessi.
Along with taking part in tournaments, Hernandez will also be
holding his own series of Bulldog Basketball Camps beginning Monday.
The youth camp (starting July 5) for players in the third through
fifth grades, and the advanced youth camp (starting Monday) for
sixth, seventh and eighth graders, will be held at John Muir Middle
The cost is $125 for a one-week session and $200 for two weeks.
For more information, call 903-8576.