Cheyenne East Sweeps Laramie in Basketball Doubleheader
The 4A basketball season rolled along on Thursday night with Laramie paying a visit to Cheyenne East.
In the girls' game, East came in ranked 2nd in our WyoPreps Coaches and Media Girls Basketball Poll, and Laramie was ranked 3rd. East is the defending 4A champions and proved their mettle in this game with a 59-47 win. All-State player Boden Liljedahl led the Thunderbirds with 21 points. Laramie was led by Kylin Shipman with 13. East is now 10-1, while Laramie suffered its first loss and dropped to 12-1 on the season.
The Cheyenne East boys are ranked 1st in our WyoPreps Coaches and Media 4A Boys Basketball Poll and defeated Laramie on Thursday 77-56. East received a sensational performance from Nathan Mirich who poured in 23 points with Kysar Jolley contributing a double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Laramie was paced by Karson Busch with 21. Cheyenne East improved to 10-2 overall and the Plainsmen dropped to 8-5.
We have a few photos to share from those two basketball games on Thursday, courtesy of Trenda Allen. Enjoy!