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Hornets crowned 2A State Champions


Sisco Molina/Northern Wyoming Daily News

Haize Fornstrom drives baseline past Big Piney's RC Pape during the first half of Pine Bluffs' opening-round win over the Punchers on Thursday, March 3 at Casper College. The Hornets swept the tournament and captured their first state championship since 1983. See the March 24 issue of the Pine Bluffs Post for a special commemorative insert for more coverage.

Casper College. The home field of the state basketball tournament for 1A and 2A schools. It's the one place all teams hope to be playing at by the end of the season. But only a few actually make it.

For the Pine Bluffs Hornets, it is a familiar place to be.

The Hornets came into the state tournament last year looking to take home the title but they fell short. This year they were determined not to go home empty handed.

The tournament started for Pine Bluffs against Big Piney at 9 p.m. last Thursday. The Hornets were the number one seed coming out of the East so they were paired down to play...

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