Both Thermopolis Bobcat basketball teams are looking for a fresh start in the 2021-22 high school basketball season.

On the WyoPreps basketball tour to the northwest part of the state, our David Settle had an opportunity to stop and chat with players and coaches in the Bobcats’ programs.

The Thermopolis girls struggled last season with an overall record of 3-16. They were 0-6 in conference quadrant games. The Bobcats lost to eventual state champion Douglas in the state-qualifying game at the sub-regional quadrant tournament.

The new season brings with it a change for the Thermopolis girls. They have a new head coach in David Villa. WyoPreps talked with seniors Julie Johnson and Layne Myers about the upcoming season, getting used to a new coach, and more. We also visited new the man in charge, Coach Villa, about a new start for the program.

The boys’ team had a record of 5-14 in the 2020-21 season. They went 1-5 in conference quadrant games and also lost their state-qualifying game at the sub-regional quadrant tournament to Douglas.

Seniors Jase Longwell, Hardy Johnson, and Adley Coyne visited with WyoPreps about how they’re looking forward to the new season with a veteran team, what their keys for a successful season will be, and more. We also chatted with head coach Shane Corpening about how practice is going and a season outlook.

The Bobcats will make their 2021-22 season debut at the Burns Winter Classic. They will play Torrington, Burns, and Wheatland on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 and 11.

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