By Zachary Laux
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Hornets win two before regionals


Charlene Smith

Hunter Thompson hangs off the rim after slamming in 2 at the start of the game as Travis Romsa looks on. Pine Bluffs beat Burns and enters the 2A East tournament as the second seed.

Senior Hornet Hunter Thompson began the game against Burns Saturday night with a slam dunk, beginning the game strong.

The Hornets had the lead by the end of the first quarter, 16-11 leaving nothing to chance. By the end of the second quarter, the Hornet's lead grew to 30-22. Pine Bluff's hustle ultimately earned them the win with a final score of 58-41.

Coach William Gray said defense was the key in this game.

"Defensively we had one of our better games as far as challenging shooters and taking away passing lanes," Gray said. "I thought we got the ball to the block early which helps us get...

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