Wyoming Indian Boys Basketball Wrap
The Wyoming Indian boys basketball program completed their 12th straight winning season with a 2A state championship and finished the year with 20 straight wins. The Chiefs had a balanced line-up with 2 guys who averaged in double figures. Lane Hill threw in 19 points a game and was named all-state while Bradford Brown contributed 15 points per game. At the 2A state tournament, Wyoming Indian started things off with a 63-53 win over Wright as Brown had 21 points with 12 rebounds and Hill chipped in 12. The Chiefs used a big 4th quarter to down Big Horn 54-45 in the 2A semi-final round. Hill had 14 and Derek Nipwater came up with a strong performance throwing in 13. The Chiefs were 17-19 from the free throw line in that contest. In the state championship game, Wyoming needed two overtimes to knock off nemesis Pine Bluffs 69-67. Jerry McGill had the game of his life with 26 points on 10-16 from the field with Nipwater adding 17. Lane Hill had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. This team had 8 seniors and will lose some serious talent in Hill, Brown, and McGill. Next year's team figures to be young.