Bridger Valley varsity basketball teams sharpen skills on hardwood

MVHS Buffalo Luke Branson goes up high to lay up the ball in the Buffalos game against the Worland Warriors last week on Friday at the Worland Classic. COURTESY PHOTO/Chary Young Porter

BRIDGER VALLEY — The Bridger Valley high school varsity teams played in tournaments last weekend and notched some wins and some losses with the boys teams splitting their games and the girls teams taking both of their games.

The LHS Eagles and the MVHS Buffalos both went up against the Worland Warriors at the Winter Classic last weekend. The NW Warriors are at the top of the 3A conference and boasts the best overall record with, 6-0. In the latest WyoPreps coaches and media poll the Warriors earned seven of the 10 first-place votes to stay at the top of the 3A.

The LHS varsity Eagle basketball teams will meet the Evanston Red Devils on the Devils hardwood tomorrow in a non-conference game.

As for the varsity basketball teams for MVHS, they host the Red Devils tonight and host Saratoga tomorrow afternoon.

As the games played out at the Winter Classic last weekend between the Bridger Valley high schools and Worland, the Warriors handed each a loss. The Eagles suffered a 24-point loss, 101-77. The Buffalos also took their turn with a loss to the Warriors by 22 points, 76-54.

The Eagles also played 2A Big Piney last week and handed the Punchers a loss by 16 points, 65-49.

The second game last weekend on Saturday for the Mountain View Buffalos was up against the Wheatland Bulldogs. The Buffalos dug in and powered up to take this second non-league game of the weekend, by 13 points, 53-40. The Bullldogs had entered this game coming off a 78-46 non-league win over Kemmerer.

The Lady Buffs and the Lady Eagles aced both of their games last weekend at the Pinedale Winter Classic. And par for the course, the Lady Eagles and Lady Buffs sport a 5-1 overall record as #1 and #2, respectively in the 3A SW Quad.

The Lady Buffs were back on the floor last Saturday and went up against the Campbell County JV. This was another win for the Lady Buffalos, 33-28.

The Lady Eagles played both their games at the Classic last Saturday. The first game was against the Lady Warriors of Worland. Lyman took the win by seven, 58-51.

The Lady Eagles were back on the hardwood against the 2A Big Piney Lady Punchers. The Lady Eagles won by 16 points, 49-33.

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