By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Win some lose some for Pine Bluffs

 

Charlene Smith

Fans attending the Pine Bluffs game against Potter/Dix Friday night witnessed a tough and aggressive battle. But after a while, the toughness turned into scoring for the Hornets. Pine Bluffs blew away the Nebraska neighbor, 71-44.

"I thought we played very well against Potter," Coach William Gray said. "Our defensive energy was great, and we rebounded as well as we ever have."

Waking up from a win Saturday morning, the boys headed to Lusk on the high of a strong win. However the fuel from the night before ran out in the third quarter and the Tigers gained momentum with a win, 60-46.

"We did a lot of good things, but we didn't take care of the ball," Gray said. "We didn't rebound at times. This coming week we have two very important games. If we win both we will be the No. 2 seed at regionals." Lose and Pine Bluffs will take No. 3 seed in Cheyenne next weekend.

Before regionals, Southeast and Burns both come into the Hornet's nest, Friday and Saturday. During the Burns game on Saturday, the seniors will be honored for their commitment and efforts for the team.

Potter/Dix Game Stats

Scott Gross 9/12 in the field, perfect on the line 1/1 scoring 19 with 13 rebounds

Trent Werner 6/10 in the field, 5/8 from the 3-point line scoring 17 with 7 rebounds

Hunter Thompson 7/10 in the field, 5/3 on the line scoring 17 with 17 rebounds

Lusk Game Stats

Gross 8/12 in the field, 5/7 on the line scoring 21 with 7 rebounds

Marquice Rivers 3/4 in the field, perfect on the line 2/2 scoring 8 with 3 rebounds

Thompson 3/5 in the field, perfect on the line 2/2 scoring 8 with 11 rebounds

Werner 2/11 in the field with 1 3-pointer scoring 5 with 4 rebounds


Charlene Smith

 

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