Moodry, Robison thrive in SD
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track and field team competed at the Black Hills Track Classic in Sturgis, South Dakota, Saturday.
A pair of Lady Broncs won a trio of races. Pippin Robison claimed an individual title in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 21.96 seconds, while Kelly Moodry won the 400-meter dash, clocking in at 58.02.
Both Robison and Moodry ran a leg of the victorious 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay teams. The 1,600-meter relay team of Piper Carroll, Robison, Riley Rafferty and Moodry logged a time of 4:06.12, and the 3,200-meter relay team of Robison, Carroll, Trinity Preston and Moodry recorded a time of 9:28.92.
Sheridan’s Taemalle Lawson took runner-up in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.67.
Max Myers led the Broncs, winning the shot put with a toss of 56 feet, 5 inches. He finished second in the discus with a mark of 170-06 while teammate Michael Brastrup placed third with a throw of 134-09.
Alec Riegert boasted top-two finishes in both hurdling events. He won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 39.58, and finished runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.24.
Brian Gonda crossed first in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 9:56.69. Gonda placed second in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:31.62, and teammate Alex Garber finished third with a time of 4:33.84.
Tymer Goss placed runner-up in the 800-meter run, logging a time of 2:01.38, and Gus Wright also took second in the high jump, clearing 6-01.
Sheridan travels to Campbell County Friday.
Troopers open with three wins
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Troopers opened their season over the weekend, playing four games at the Casper Triangular. Sheridan won three of four, rallying for two of those victories.
The Troopers scored nine runs in four innings to erase a three-run deficit and top the Laramie Rangers 9-3. Jaren Brewer accounted for nearly half of the RBIs as he knocked home four. Austin Borzenski got the win in relief, hurling 3.2 innings of one-hit baseball during which he struck out seven.
Sheridan came back from a five-run deficit against Casper to claim a 7-6 win. Caleb Keller did it all as he thew five innings of relief and only allowed four hits and zero earned runs to pick up the win. He also had a pair of strikeouts, and did some damage at the dish, plating two runs.
The Troopers didn’t need to dig out of any hole against Jackson en route to a 7-3 victory. Jacob Boint picked up the win, yielding just four hits and two earned runs while fanning six over four innings of work.
Race Johnston had a couple of RBIs, and Quinn McCafferty and Brewer had two hits each.
Sheridan’s only loss of the weekend came in walk-off fashion against Cheyenne Post 6. Cheyenne hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to win 5-4.
The Troopers return to the diamond Saturday when they travel to play the Billings Halos before having their home opener Sunday against the Casper Oilers at 1 p.m.
Big Horn track teams compete in Casper meets
BIG HORN — The Big Horn boys track team took sixth with 28.5 points Friday at Kelly Walsh High School at the Track and Field Classic. Kelly Walsh won with 63 points.
Will Pelissier placed second in the long jump with a distance of 21 feet, 5 inches. Liam Greenelsh took third in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.67 seconds. Greenelsh also finished fourth in the triple jump, leaping 42 feet, 3.25 inches. Kade VanDyken was tied for fourth in the high jump, clearing 6 feet.
On Saturday, the Big Horn boys and girls teams took 10th out of 17 teams at the Kelly Walsh Invitational. Billings West won both team competitions.
For the Rams, Nathaniel Lydic took third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.84 seconds. Greenelsh placed fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in 42.34 seconds and fifth in the long jump with a distance of 19 feet, 9.25 inches.
For the Lady Rams, Alannah Gee placed third in the long jump, leaping 16 feet, 2.50 inches. Sydney Schmidt finished fifth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minutes, 5.90 seconds.
Big Horn hosts the Little Goose Jump & Throw Thursday.