Evanston moves up to No. 2 in state rankings

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Lady Red Devils maintain spot at No. 5 in the latest coaches and media poll

The Evanston High School boys’ basketball team moved up to No. 2, while the girls team maintained it position at No. 5 in the latest coaches and media polls. 

The Red Devils are 13-3 overall and 5-0 in the 4A West Conference. Evanston is riding a seven-game winning streak and will play back-to-back Conference games on the road. The Red Devils will take on Green River today and Rock Springs on Tuesday.

Campbell County moved from No. 4 to No. 1 after receiving 159 votes. Evanston improved from No. 3 to No. 2 with 123 points. Sheridan (84 points) moved from No. 1 to No. 3, while Cheyenne East (63 points) moved from No. 2 to No. 4. Cheyenne Central (54 points) maintained its position at No. 5.

The Lady Red Devils, who will also play at Green River and Rock Springs, are 12-4 on the year and 4-1 in the 4A West conference. 

Evanston had a four-game winning streak snapped on Jan. 27 when the Lady Red Devils suffered a 60-55 loss to Kelly Walsh. Evanston bounced back on Feb. 2 with a 55-25 home win against Jackson.

Campbell County (159 points) maintained its position at No. 1, while Kelly Walsh (108) points moved from No. 3 to No. 2 in the rankings this week. Thunder Basin (105 points) moved from No. 2 to No. 3, while Cheyenne East (75 points) and Evanston (48 points) maintained their positions at No. 4 and No. 5.

BOYS VOTING BREAKDOWN

CLASS 4A

1. Campbell County 159

2. Evanston 123

3. Sheridan 84

4. Cheyenne East 63

5. Cheyenne Central 54

CLASS 3A

1. Buffalo 189

2. Riverton 162

3. Cody 111

4. Newcastle 69

5. Rawlins 30

CLASS 2A

1. Wind River 213

2. Pine Bluffs 198

3. Rocky Mountain 129

4. Wyoming Indian 126

5. Lovell 36

CLASS 1A

1. Burlington 132

2. Farson-Eden 108

3. Saratoga 48

4. Encampment 45

5. St. Stephens 36

GIRLS VOTING BREADOWN

CLASS 4A 

1. Campbell County 159

2. Kelly Walsh 108

3. Thunder Basin 105

4. Cheyenne East 75

5. Evanston 48

CLASS 3A

1. Douglass – 252 

2. Lyman 207

3. Powell 132

4. Buffalo 99

5. Star Valley 39 

CLASS 2A

1. Greybull 192

2. Lusk 153

3. Rocky Mountain 93

4. Pine Bluffs 72

5. Sundance 63 

CLASS 1A

1. Encampment 147

2. Little Snake River 111

3. Cokeville 81

4. St. Stephens 66

5. Farson-Eden 27

CLASS 4A BOYS STANDINGS (AS OF THURSDAY MORNING)

4A East

Campbell County 12-5, 5-1

Cheyenne Central 9-8, 4-2

Sheridan 12-5, 4-2

Cheyenne South 8-9, 3-3

Cheyenne East 11-7, 3-3

Laramie 7-11, 1-5

Thunder Basin 5-12, 1-5

Class 4A West

Evanston 13-3, 5-0

Green River 13-3, 3-2

Rock Springs 10-6, 3-2

Kelly Walsh 6-10, 3-2

Jackson 4-10, 0-5

CLASS 4A GIRLS STANDINGS (AS OF THURSDAY MORNING)

4A East

Campbell County 13-5, 6-0

Thunder Basin 13-4, 5-1

Cheyenne East 13-4, 4-2

Cheyenne Central 9-9, 2-4

Laramie 7-11, 2-4

Sheridan 6-11, 2-4

Cheyenne South 4-14, 0-6

4A West

Kelly Walsh 12-4, 5-0

Evanston 12-4, 4-1

Natrona 9-7, 3-2

Rock Springs 8-8, 2-3

Jackson 4-10, 1-4

Green River 6-11, 0-5

Lyman Lady Eagles still ranked second in 3A

The Lyman High School girls’ basketball team maintained its position as the No. 2 Class 3A team in the latest coaches and media poll, released Thursday morning.

The Mountain View Lady Buffalos were the No. 5 team in Class 3A team, but fell out of the rankings this week. Star Valley replaced Mountain View after receiving 39 votes to the Lady Buffalos’ 36. 

Douglas maintained its spot at No. 1, while Powell moved from No. 4 to No. 3. Buffalo rounded out the top-five teams after dropping from No. 3 to No. 4.

Lyman is coming off a 67-40 win against Rich on Saturday. McKinley Bradshaw led all scorers with 23 points. The junior also leads Class 3A in scoring (26.5 points per game) and steals (6.5 steals per game).

The Lady Eagles are back in action on Friday at Cody, before visiting Powell on Saturday.

Mountain View is coming off a 58-32 win on Saturday against Big Piney. Baylee Tims led all scorers with 18 points, while Haily Stephens finished the contest with 13 points. 

The Lady Buffalos are back in action on Friday at Powell and Saturday at Cody. 

BOYS BASKETBALL RUNDOWN

The Mountain View and Lyman boys’ basketball teams were not included in the latest coaches and media poll, released Wednesday. 

The Buffalos are coming off a 51-50 loss against Big Piney on Saturday. Briggen Bluemel finished with a team-high 15 points while Brandon Vitt added 10 points, and Braeden Walk chipped in with nine points.

Mountain View returns to action on Friday at Powell. They also play at Cody on Saturday.

Lyman is looking to bounce back after suffering a 58-31 loss to Rich on Feb. 1.

The Eagles will play at Cody on Friday and at Powell on Saturday. 

CLASS 3A GIRLS STANDINGS (AS OF THURSDAY MORNING)

3A East-West Quadrant

Buffalo 14-3, 3-0

Rawlins 8-8, 2-1

Thermopolis 7-9, 1-2

Worland 4-9, 0-3 

3A East- East Quadrant

Douglas 15-0, 3-0

Torrington 7-8, 2-1

Newcastle 4-10, 1-3

Wheatland 2-13, 1-3 

3A West-North Quadrant

Powell 12-3, 3-0

Cody 7-9, 1-2 

Lander 5-11, 1-2

Riverton 2-14, 1-2

3A West-South Quadrant 

Lyman 15-0, 3-0

Star Valley 7-7, 2-1

Mountain View 11-4, 1-2 

Pinedale 3-14, 0-3  

CLASS 3A BOYS STANDINGS (AS OF THURSDAY MORNING)

3A East-West Quadrant

Buffalo 14-3, 3-0

Rawlins 10-6, 2-1

Worland 5-8, 1-2

Thermopolis 1-12, 0-3

3A East-East Quadrant

Newcastle 11-3, 4-0

Torrington 10-5, 2-1 

Douglas 2-13, 1-2

Wheatland 4-12, 0-4

3A West-North Quadrant

Riverton 12-4, 3-0 

Cody 13-4, 2-1 

Lander 9-7, 1-2

Powell 4-10, 0-3

3A West-South Quadrant

Star Valley 6-8, 3-0

Mountain View 6-9, 2-1

Pinedale 9-8, 1-2

Lyman 1-15, 0-3 

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