Broncs keep things rolling
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School boys basketball team remained unbeaten Thursday during the first day of a tournament in Cheyenne. The Broncs eased to an 81-49 victory over Lander to improve to 6-0 on the season.
Parker Christensen led Sheridan’s balanced scoring attack with 18 points. Gus Wright added 16 points; Tristan Bower and Sam Lecholat tallied 11 points apiece, and Ethan Rickett chipped in 10.
The Broncs took control of the game early, leading 19-7 after one quarter and 43-29 at halftime. Sheridan’s 21-point third period put the game well out of reach.
The Broncs continue play in Cheyenne Friday against Riverton.
Lady Broncs’ struggles continue
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School girls basketball team dropped its first game of a tournament in Cheyenne Thursday. The Lady Broncs fell to Pine Bluffs 62-31, moving to 0-6 on the season.
Annie Mitzel led Sheridan with seven points, and Callie Rafferty scored six.
The Lady Hornets sprinted out to a 16-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and increased that cushion to 35-19 at halftime. The Lady Broncs only managed five points in the third period, sealing their fate.
Sheridan continues play at the tournament Friday against Riverton.