Wyoming High School 2A Basketball
Regional Tourney in Riverton
February 25, 2005
Pinedale High School Boys, Pinedale Girls, and Big Piney Boys are playing in the 2A West Regional basketball tournament in Riverton this weekend. After two days of the tournament, and 2 games each, they all still have a chance to get to the 2A State Basketball Tournament next weekend in Casper.
Pinedale Boys are 2-0. They beat Lovell 54-51 on Thursday and beat Wyoming Indian High School 67-49 on Friday. They will now play Dubois in the Championship game on Saturday at 6:10 pm at the Riverton High School. The winner will be first place in the region and the loser will be 2nd place. Both Pinedale and Dubois are guaranteed to go to the state tournament next week no matter who wins the game.
Pinedale Girls are 1-1. They lost to Lovell 32-75 on Thursday, but then beat Saratoga 57-44 today, Friday. They will play Wind River Saturday at 10:40 am on Saturday morning at the Middle School. If they lose that game, they will be out of the regional tournament and will not go to state next weekend. If they win, they will move on to play at 2:40 pm Saturday for 3rd and 4th place. Both the 3rd and 4th place teams get to go to state. If the Pinedale Girls win tomorrow morning, they are guaranteed to go to state next week no matter if they win the afternoon game.
Big Piney Boys are 1-1. They beat Greybull 44-40 on Thursday and lost to Dubois 47-71 today. They play Lovell at 9 am on Saturday at the Riverton Middle School. If they lose that game, they are out of the Regional tournament and will not go to state next week. If they beat Lovell, they will move on to the 3rd/4th place game at 1 pm Saturday. Both the 3rd and 4th place teams get to go to state next week. If Big Piney boys beat Lovell Saturday morning, they will be going to State next week even if they lose tomorrow afternoon.
Summary of placement as of Friday, February 25:
Pinedale Boys are 2-0. They will be 1st or 2nd in the tournament and are for sure going to State next week.
Pinedale Girls are 1-1. If they win Saturday morning, they will be either 3rd or 4th and go to state.
Big Piney Boys are 1-1. If they win Saturday morning, they will be either 3rd or 4th and go to state.
Links for Brackets and Scores:
Boys 2A West Regional Tournament Bracket
Girls 2A West Regional Tournament Bracket
Wyoming High School Athletic Association
Pinedale Boys beat Dubois 67-66 Jan 7th and beat Dubois 53-47 Jan 29th, making Pinedale the favorite to beat Dubois. This should be a close good game.
Big Piney Boys have a record of 9-14, and Lovell has a record of 9-11. They have not played each other this year. Big Piney is 4-8, and Lovell 7-5 verses common opponents. Lovell is the favorite to beat Big Piney. Should be a competitive game, but Big Piney will have to play well to win and go to state.
Pinedale Girls lost to Wind River 61-42 during the season. Pinedale will be the underdog and will have to play well game to get to state.
Hear the game broadcasts for Saturday on KPIN 101.1 FM Radio
KPIN 101.1 FM Radio is broadcasting the tournament live from Riverton with James and Andy Nelson announcing the Sublette County Pinedale and Big Piney games. Depending on who wins what on Saturday, there may be as many as five games played and on the air tomorrow. If the Pinedale Girls wins, they will play two games. If the Puncher Boys win, they will play two games, for a total of five possible games including the Pinedale Boys game. Below is the game lineup for Saturday, February 25, in Riverton as best we know at the time of this article. Tune in to KPIN 101.1 FM radio to hear the Pinedale and Big Piney teams at the next round of games of the Regional basketball tourney on Saturday.
Game Schedule for Saturday, February 26:
9:00 AM: Big Piney Boys play Lovell at the Riverton Middle School
10:40 AM: Pinedale Girls play Wind River at the Riverton Middle School
6:10 PM: Pinedale Boys play Dubois at the Riverton High School