Athletes of the week: Sept. 24

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Senior Broncs wideout/kick returner Nick Gill — Sparking his team early and often, Gill totaled 367 all purpose yards while scoring two touchdowns in Sheridan’s 42-21 win over Cheyenne East Friday night.

“We really threw and caught the ball well tonight,” Broncs head coach Don Julian on a night when his team scored 28 unanswered points in the second quarter.

On Saturday, Sheridan High School sophomore Julia Fenn completed a 9-0 regular season at No. 1 singles for the Lady Broncs tennis team. It’s the second straight year she hasn’t lost a match. Fenn dropped a mere 11 games during her run, with five of her victories coming in straight sets. The tennis team travels to Casper this weekend for regionals.

Sheridan College sophomore outside/middle hitter Britney Titensor (Laramie) had 20 kills in a four-set win over Rock Mountain JV Thursday night.

For the second rodeo of the year, SC sophomore cowboy Zeke Thurston won the saddle bronc competition. Thurston rode 79 in the long round and 73 in the short go vaulting into an early lead in saddle bronc Central Rocky Mountain Region Standings. Thurston returned to the Generals after a College National Finals Rodeo qualification last year. The SC rodeo team is in Sheridan, for its only host rodeo of the year, Friday through Saturday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds for the Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo.

By |September 24th, 2013|

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