Lady Tigers and Lady Wolves Set For Battle


ROCK SPRINGS – The Lady Tigers and Lady Wolves both had good starts to the conference season. The rivals will meet on Thursday as they both continue to jockey for position.

With non-conference behind them, the Rock Springs Lady Tigers opened conference with wins over Riverton and Evanston. Green River also showed they learned quite a bit from non-conference play. They fell to Evanston to open conference but had the lead with two minutes to go in the game. They game back two days later to beat Riverton by 15 points.

Both teams are pretty evenly matched offensively. The Lady Tigers are currently eighth in the conference in scoring averaging 45 points a game while Green River is 10th averaging right around 40 a game. Rock Springs averages a better shooting percentage, 38 percent to 31 percent, but Green River is stronger on the boards averaging 31 per game while Rock Springs sits at 23.

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The teams are also similar defensively with Green River giving up 47.6 a game and Rock Springs 50.7.

The Lady Tigers are led by Stevie Hill, who is second in the 4A West in scoring with 15 a game. She also leads the team in rebounding with five boards a game, second on the team in assists with two a game and leads the team in steals with 2.2 a game.

Maggie Justinak has also been solid for the team. She is averaging just under 10 points per game, averaging 4.7 boards a game, as well as two assists and two steals a game. Sarye Thomas leads the team in assists with three per game while Bailey Johnson leads the 4A West in blocked shots.

For Green River, the offense runs through Emily White and Taylor Stoeger. White is sixth in the 4A West in scoring averaging 11 points a game. Stoeger is eighth with 9.5 per game.

White is second in the conference in rebounding with seven a game while Stoeger is in the top ten with five per contest. Hattie Hix is third in the conference on the boards, pulling down six a game. Stoeger is second in the conference in assists, dishing out 4.5 dimes a game and first in steals with 4.3 a contest. Averee Cobb is second in the conference in steals with right around three per contest.


Lady Pronghorns

Farson-Eden had a decent, non-conference run but has struggled in conference play as they continue to look for that first win. The Lady Pronghorns will travel to Hanna Elk Mountain on Friday before returning home to face Manila on Saturday.

FE is currently ninth in the conference in scoring averaging 36.7 per game. Defensively, they surrender right around 39 a game.

Mackenzi Reed has been the spark on offense averaging 11 points per game. She is currently eighth in the conference. Carly Griffin leads the team and is sixth in conference in rebounding with just under eight a game. Griffin is also among the leaders in blocked shots.


Girl’s Scores

Tuesday, January 26

Class 3A

Gering, NE 48 Torrington 47 

Ashton, ID North Fremont 46 Jackson 28

Class 2A

#2 Pine Bluffs 46 Potter-Dix, NE 33

#3 Southeast 49 Bayard, NE 35

#4 Wright 45 Sundance 23

Class 1A

Harrison, NE Sioux County 37 Glendo 28

Rock River 50 Guernsey-Sunrise 12

Laramie Sophomores 30 H.E.M. 24


Wednesday, January 27

Class 1A

Grace, ID 49 #2 Cokeville 37


Weekend Schedule

Thursday, January 28

Class 4A

Green River at Rock Springs – 5:30pm

Class 2A

Thermopolis at Rocky Mountain – 5:30pm

Class 1A

Bancroft, ID North Gem at #2 Cokeville – 5:30pm

Lusk JV at Glendo – 4:30pm


2A Sundance at 1A Arvada-Clearmont


Friday, January 29

Class 4A

Evanston at #1 Natrona

#2 Cheyenne East at #4 Sheridan

#4 Cheyenne Central at #3 Gillette

Cheyenne South at Laramie 

Riverton at Kelly Walsh

Class 3A

#1 Worland at Rawlins

Wheatland at #2 Newcastle

Powell at #3 Mountain View

Cody at #4 Pinedale

Lander at #5 Star Valley

Torrington at Douglas

Lovell at Jackson

Class 2A

#5 Wyoming Indian at #1 Lyman

Big Horn at Moorcroft

Rocky Mountain at Tongue River

Saratoga at Lusk

Greybull at Shoshoni

Wind River at Kemmerer

Class 1A

Dubois at #1 St. Stephens

#3 Encampment at Rock River

Rangely, CO at #4 Little Snake River

#5 Kaycee at Arvada-Clearmont

Hulett at Upton

Harrisburg, NE Banner County at Guernsey-Sunrise

Farson-Eden at H.E.M.

Meeteetse at Ten Sleep


1A Lingle-Ft. Laramie at 2A Burns

2A Riverside at 1A Burlington

1A Cokeville at 2A Big Piney


Saturday, January 30

Class 4A

Riverton at #1 Natrona

#2 Cheyenne East at #3 Gillette

#4 Cheyenne Central at #4 Sheridan

Evanston at Kelly Walsh

Class 3A

Glenrock at #1 Worland

#2 Newcastle at Torrington

Cody at #3 Mountain View

Powell at #4 Pinedale

Lovell at #5 Star Valley

Rawlins at Buffalo

Wheatland at Douglas

Lander at Jackson

Class 2A

Wind River at #1 Lyman

#3 Southeast at Saratoga

Tongue River at #4 Wright

#5 Wyoming Indian at Big Piney

Sundance at Big Horn

Greybull at Riverside

Shoshoni at Thermopolis

Class 1A

#1 St. Stephens at Meeteetse

#4 Little Snake River at #3 Encampment

Arvada-Clearmont at Upton

Hulett at Midwest

Glendo at H.E.M.

Dubois at Burlington

Manila, UT at Farson-Eden


2A Lusk at 1A Guernsey-Sunrise

(#2 2A) Pine Bluffs at 1A Lingle-Ft. Laramie