The 2024 Wyoming High School Softball State Championships began on Thursday with four first-round games. The East Conference swept the West Conference for the fourth straight year. Campbell County, Thunder Basin, Cheyenne East, and Laramie advanced in the winner's bracket. Green River, Natrona County, Rock Springs, and Cody fell into the loser's bracket.

Campbell County scored 7 runs in the first inning highlighted by an Avery Gray home run and rolled past Green River 16-1. Gray and two relief pitchers combined on a no-hitter. Cheyenne East outlasted Rock Springs, 11-7. Rylee Stephenson led the T-Birds with three hits & 4 RBIs. Laramie scored 2 runs on an RBI hit from Rachel Dean with 2 outs in the top of the 7th inning to beat Cody. The final was 6-5. Thunder Basin jumped out 8-0 on Natrona County, but the Fillies rallied within 8-7 after a 5-run 6th inning. The Bolts held on for a 9-7 victory. Natalie Clonch had 3 hits, including 1 home run, & 4 RBIs.

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Day 2 has 8 games on the schedule. All but 3 teams will be eliminated. The first games are Campbell County against Cheyenne East and Thunder Basin vs. Laramie at 10 a.m. The first elimination games have Green River facing Rock Springs and Cody taking on Natrona County at noon.

We have some photos from Day 1 of the state tournament. We thank Carlee Howe for helping us with some of the pictures. Enjoy!

2024 Softball State Tournament Day 1

Photos from Day 1 of the 2024 Wyoming High School Softball State Championships

Gallery Credit: David Settle,; Courtesy: Carlee Howe

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