1A Girls State Basketball Day 2 Recaps
It's the final day of the Class 1A Girls' Basketball State Championships. Trophies will be handed out to three teams.
WyoPreps will provide a summary of the games on Thursday in Casper. Of note, the championship game recap will be in a separate story.
Game 12: Southeast 39 Kaycee 34 (3rd place game)
After a big fourth-quarter, the Southeast Cyclones were able to beat the Kaycee Lady Bucs for 3rd place at the state tournament.
There were only two lead changes in the game and Southeast was winning by a total of 11 points at one point in the game.
Sierra Kilts of Southeast was able to score 15 points and was able to hit one three-pointer to help out her team get the victory. Kilts led the team in scoring.
Tinley Pierson also contributed for the Cyclones by scoring seven points and five defensive rebounds in the win.
The Cyclones were able to hit ten free throws during the game. Southeast also won the turnover battle by forcing Kaycee to turn the ball over 24 times in the game.
Breanna Herring was the leading scorer for Kaycee with 11 points.
The Cyclones finish in third place at the state tournament.
Game 10: Farson-Eden 45 Burlington 38 (consolation trophy game)
Farson-Eden is able to beat Burlington in the consolation trophy game at the state tournament.
Ighlee Thoren of Farson-Eden led the way for the Pronghorns with 23 points in the game. Tyra Thoren was also able to contribute 11 points in the win.
The Pronghorns went 44% from the free-throw line and were able to hit four three-pointers in the game.
Burlington was able to win the rebounding and turnover battle but was unable to get the victory.
Jessie Michaels and Braelly Wardell both had 11 points leading the Huskies in scoring in the losing effort.
Game 8: Farson-Eden 47 H.E.M. 22
The Pronghorns used a big second quarter to defeat H.E.M., 47-22, and advance to the 1A girls' consolation title game.
Farson-Eden outscored the Miners 18-2 in the second period. That broke an 8-8 deadlock after the first and put the Pronghorns in front, 26-10, at halftime. They cruised the rest of the game and led by as much as 25 points in the second half.
Ighlee Thoren and Tyra Thoren scored 13 points apiece to pace Farson-Eden. Aden Scheer added 12 points and 10 rebounds. The Pronghorns shot 46 percent for the game.
Taylar Scott's six points led the Miners. They struggled and shot just 11 percent from the field.
Farson-Eden will play for the consolation trophy versus Burlington at 3:30 p.m. at Casper College on Thursday.
Game 9: Burlington 29 Ten Sleep 27
In a game that featured eight lead changes and was tied three times, the Burlington Huskies outlasted Ten Sleep, 29-27, to reach the 1A girls' state consolation title game.
Neither team led by more than five points in the game. Burlington had a small 7-4 lead, but Ten Sleep rallied and tied it at 14-14 at halftime. The Pioneers held a 22-21 lead after the third quarter. Burlington went a good stretch of the fourth period without scoring, as they trailed Ten Sleep 26-21. The Huskies found some offense late and outscored the Pioneers 8-1 over the last couple of minutes.
Kelsi Nicholson had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead Burlington. They shot 21 percent in the game.
Ten Sleep got 11 points and 15 rebounds from Josie Decker. The Pioneers shot 22 percent but committed 19 turnovers.
Burlington will play at 3:30 p.m. in the 1A girls' consolation championship at Casper College. They will face Farson-Eden.