Wright's high school boys basketball team dropped its first game at the Class 2A East Regional tournament Thursday.
The Panthers fell to top-ranked Southeast seed Lusk (Niobrara County) 69-47.
That's knocked Wright into the consolation bracket.
The Panthers will face Burns at 8:30 a.m. Friday in a loser-out game at Tongue River High School in Dayton.
Wright's girls basketball team also faced Lusk on Friday evening and met the same fate, losing 32-28. The girls will play in a loser-out game at 1 p.m. Friday.