Pine Bluffs Outlasts Big Horn for 2A Boys Basketball Crown
The 2A Boys basketball title game featured a strong Pine Bluffs team against a Big Horn team who beat a #1 seed on their way to the championship game. Big Horn played a sharp first quarter and it wasn't until the 3rd quarter that Pine Bluffs pulled away en route to a 52-41. Pine Bluffs who finished the year 26-3 was paced by Stu Lerwick with 20 points as he was 10-12 from the free-throw line. Ryan Fornstrum added 17 as the Hornets shot 48% from the floor.
Big Horn was led by 6-7 junior Toby Schons with 15 on 6-6 from the floor with Caleb Gibson contributing 10. The Rams had a good shooting night but only made it to the free-throw line 3 times. They finish the year 16-11. Pine Bluffs wins a state title for the first time since 2018.
Check out our video from Saturday night's game at the Ford Center and some photos as well in our gallery. Enjoy!