(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming and Sheridan College faced off for the first time this year at Rustler Gym in Riverton on Wednesday night with a hard fought battle going to the hometown Rustlers 72-69. The Rustlers took a 39-25 halftime lead, and maintained the lead to the final buzzer.
The Rustlers were led by Armani Flannigan (17 points and 8 rebounds) and Ryan Thomas ( 12 points and 5 rebounds.) The Rustlers will be in action this Saturday in Montana at Miles City. The tipoff is set for 5 pm.
Points: Flannigan 17; Thomas 12; Newbold 11; Tademy 9; Phouthavong 8; Hudson 6; Pearson 4; Wiggins 3; Beaty 2.
Rebounds: Flannigan 8; Thomas 5; Newbold 4; Tademy 3; Wiggins 3; Pearson.
Assists: Thomas 4; Phouthavong 3; Hudson 3; Tademy 3; Newbold 3; Pearson; Flannigan.
Sheridan Lady Generals 72, CWC Lady Rustlers 68
The Central Wyoming Lady Rustlers played a hard fought game against the Sheridan Lady Generals in Riverton Wednesday but lost a close contest. Going into half the Lady Rustlers were down by only one point, 34-33. Coming out in the second half the Rustlers were led by Marissa Hogan’s (17 points) and Tina Hosea’s (14 points and 6 rebounds). Late in the game the Lady Generals pulled away for the win 72-68. The Lady Rustlers will be in action this Saturday at Miles City. The tipoff is set for 3 pm.
Points: Hogan 17; Hosea 14; Wadsworth 11; Keller 7; S. Smith 7; Walker 6; Ehlers 4; E. Smith 2.
Rebounds: S. Smith 8; Keller 7; Hosea 6; E. Smith 4; Wadsworth 3; Walker 3; Marissa 2; Cooper; Ehlers;
Assists: Hogan 3; Cooper 2; E. Smith; S. Smith.