Sheridan places in top five at state

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School golf team put a bow on its fall season at the state tournament Saturday in Cheyenne. The Lady Broncs moved up on the final day to place third with a 545, while the Broncs remained in fifth with a team score of 684.

Abby James led the way for the Lady Broncs, carding a final-round 86 to place fifth with a final total of 168 — five strokes behind state champion, Kyra Sponenburgh of Evanston. Sheridan’s Hannah Detmer took 13th with a 186 as she shot eight strokes better on her final day and Libby Gardner placed 17th with a 191.

Brayden James paced the Broncs as he fired the second-lowest round Saturday to vault up the leaderboard. The Sheridan sophomore’s final round featured four birdies en route to a two-round total of 153, which placed him sixth overall. Teammate Sean Sanders recorded a 173 to tie for 21st. Ethan Willey and Alex Sanders took 24th and 25th, respectively, with final tallies of 179 and 180.

Cheyenne East’s Blake Danni claimed the state championship with a 140, four shots clear of the field.

Kelly Walsh won both team titles.

Kutz, Jost and Laird claim region crowns

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis team contended at regionals over the weekend in Gillette. The Broncs took third, while the Lady Broncs placed fourth.

Jackson easily won the boys regional title with 64 points and Thunder Basin edged Sheridan by four points for second place. Kelly Walsh tallied one more point than Cody to win the girls regional championship.

Sheridan No. 1 singles player Ethan Kutz claimed the regional crown, toppling Jackson’s Nate Fairbanks 2-6, 7-6, 6-4. Kutz won his quarterfinal and semifinal matches in straight sets.

Sheridan’s No. 1 girls doubles team of Hannah Jost and Ella Laird also won the regional title. The Lady Bronc duo won all three of their matches in straight sets.

Sheridan returns to Gillette for the state tournament beginning Thursday.

Generals pick up first win of season

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s soccer team used a big first half to claim a 4-2 road win at Western Wyoming Community College Saturday. The win pushed the Generals to 1-3-1 overall and 1-1-1 in Region IX.

Sheridan’s Nathan Beraldo knotted the game at 1-1 with a goal in the 12th minute. Luke Gluhosky and Steve Mott added goals in the 17th and 25th minutes, respectively, which gave the Generals a two-goal cushion.

The Mustangs closed the gap late in the first half, but Bailey Ennist’s 67th minute goal gave SC some breathing room in the second half.

The Generals return home and host Laramie County Community College Saturday at 2 p.m.

SC soccer shut out in Rock Springs

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College women’s soccer team fell 1-0 at Western Wyoming Community College Saturday. The loss dropped the Lady Generals to 2-3 overall and 2-1 in Region IX play.

Kylee Manning managed the only goal of the game in the 80th minute.

Sheridan plays host to national power Laramie County Community College Saturday at 4 p.m.

SC volleyball struggles in Colorado

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team had a tough time down in Sterling, Colorado, over the weekend. The Lady Generals went 1-3 in matches Friday and Saturday, which dropped them to 5-8 on the season.

SC’s lone win came in five sets over Northeast Community College Saturday. The Lady Generals lost to Colorado Northwestern Community College 3-1 and Otero Junior College 3-0 Friday, and wrapped up the tournament with a 3-1 loss to Lamar Community College Saturday.

Sheridan returns home and hosts Western Wyoming Community College Friday at 7 p.m.

A pair of Eagles finish third at state

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School golf team wrapped up the fall season at the state tournament in Newcastle Saturday. The girls team finished third with a 712, while the boys took fifth, carding a team total of 848.

Wright won the girls team title with a 667, and Thermopolis claimed the boys championship with an 802.

The Lady Eagles logged a two-round total of 712. Sadie Koltiska led the way, firing a 220, placing her third overall. Mackenzie Askmit recorded a 230, and Madie Miller finished with 280.

Nick Summers paced the Eagles with a third-place finish as he carded a two-round total of 178. Justice Rees took second on the team with a 211, while Camden Kilbride rounded out the Eagles’ top three with a 228.

Rams finish fourth at state

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School boys golf team completed its fall season at the state tournament in Newcastle Saturday. The Rams finished fourth as a team with a team score of 853.

Dalton Nelson led the way for BH with a two-round total of 185, which placed him fifth overall. Matt Melin’s 217 postponed him second on the Rams, while Hayden Tellez rounded out BH’s top three with a 212.

Eagles no match for Bobcats

DAYTON — The Tongue River High School football team couldn’t keep pace on the road Friday night. The Eagles fell to Upton-Sundance 53-14 to drop to 0-3 on the season.

Zach Schankey scored TR’s first touchdown on the ground, and Braden McCafferty logged the second via the air.

It doesn’t get any easier for the Eagles as they play host to reigning state champion, and unbeaten, Pine Bluffs, Friday at 6 p.m.

Lady Panthers vault to top of conference

CLEARMONT — The Arvada-Clearmont High School volleyball team had itself a great weekend. The Lady Panthers needed just three sets for a win at Kaycee Friday and a home victory over Hulett Saturday.

AC dominated the Lady Buckaroos (25-20, 25-13, 26-24) and dispatched of the Red Devils (25-21, 25-17, 25-16). The victories pushed the Lady Panthers to the top of 1A Northeast with a 3-1 record.

AC hosts Upton Thursday at 5 p.m.