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By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

Lady Broncs fight their way to state


Jimmie Earls/Pine Bluffs Post

Burns Lady Broncs Kelsey Faircloth, left, and Jessica Malm, right, fight for possession of the ball from Wright's Ahsza Kucera, center, in the opening round of the 2A Regional Tournament last Thursday in Cheyenne. Despite a 65-32 loss to Wright, the Lady Broncs fought their way to a third place finish and qualified for the state tournament in Casper.

Sometimes, the sweetest victories are the ones you have to fight, scratch and claw your way through. No one knows that feeling more right now than the Burns Lady Broncs. Just over a week ago, they were hanging on by the skin of their teeth and earned a spot in the 2A Regional Tournament by narrowly defeating Saratoga 29-27 in a play-in game on Feb. 22.

In the regionals, Burns lost to Wright in the opening round last Thursday, but edged Big Horn 57-56 in Friday's consolation round and took out Tongue River 39-32 last Saturday to earn a trip to Casper. The Lady Broncs finished up their week w...

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