This last week starting on Thursday Feb. 17 and going through Saturday Feb. 19 Sheridan High School indoor track and field athletes traveled to Pocatello Idaho to compete in one of the largest national high school track meets. This year was a great year with over 20 Sheridan athletes making it to Simplot.
On Saturday as the clock clicked down to zero Sheridan Bronc Isaac Carrel, needing a 3-pointer, launched a long ball that was close but no good. As a result the unranked Laramie Plainsmen upset the 3rd ranked Broncs on Sheridan's home court by a final of 43 to 46. Next up for the Broncs is a road trip to Gillette on February 18th to take on the #1 Ranked Camels.
The Tongue River fans were out in number complete with props as the number 5 ranked Lady Eagles from Tongue River beat their cross-district rivals, the number 3 ranked Lady Rams from Big Horn Friday evening in Dayton.
Saturday afternoon Sheridan's starting five, Noelle Golinvaux, Brianna Smith, Kayla Woodward, Stephany Sessions and Hailey Ligocki, hit the hardwood against the Indians from Cheyenne Central. In the 32-minutes that followed all eleven suited up Lady Broncs saw playing time en route to their 17th win - beating the Indians 74 to 46. The No.
In front of a standing room only crowd on Thursday evening Sheridan's Raith Durham hits a free-throw in the first period of play to draw the Broncs within 9 against the Campbell County Camels. The 2nd ranked Camels were just too much for the 3rd ranked Sheridan Broncs who came up on the short end of the 54-41final score.
Sheridan's Heavy Weight Wrestler Alex Marty makes it two on the day as he wins both of his matches on Saturday. In this match Alex pinned John Powers of Cheyenne East in a time of 1:56. Overall Sheridan came came very close in both of the day's meets - with Cheyenne Central is was 36-42 and Cheyenne East 36-42. Lacking a wrestler in the 103 weight class cost Sheridan 6-points in each meet.
Sheridan Lady Broncs; Brianna Smith, Noelle Golinvaux, Kayla Woodward, Stephany Sessions and Hailey Ligocki start the 2nd half strong on both offense and defense against Laramie Friday evening at home during their first conference game of the season. They led by 10 at the half and came on strong in the 2nd half to beat the Lady Plainsmen 67 - 39 as they continued their unbeaten season.