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By David Peck "It got ugly in the The Rocky Moun- fourth quarter," Simmons tain Grizzlies picked the said. "We tried some differ- right time to play their ent things in preparation best basketball Monday for the weekend, but you night, throttling the Sho- shouldn't give up 30 points shoni Wranglers 66-54 in to Shoshoni in a quarter." the regional play-in game Simmons said the Griz- in Byron to earn a trip to zlies did a good job getting Riverton for the 2A West the ball to Hocker inside Regional Tournament. as Shoshoni came out on Junior shooting guardAlvarado and added that Adam Alvarado wasn't just Boardman is playing with red hot, he was blistering more and more confidence white hot in the early go- offensively. ing as he drained three Alvarado finished with consecutive three-point- 27 points and three steals, ers to start the game and Hocker 12 points, 11 re- a fourth later in the first bounds, six assists and four quarter as Rocky jumped steals. Boardman had 9 out to leads of 9-0, 16-4 points, five assists and four and 20-6 before Shoshoni rebounds, Friedly 7 points scored a late basket to cut and nine boards, Black- the lead to 20-8 at the end burn 6 points and four re- of the quarter, bounds and Hernandez 4 Alvarado scored 14 points and four assists. points in the first quarter, Shoshoni senior Chase and Caleb Boardman added McNamee closed out his a pair of jumpers, as well. career with a 34-point per- "We felt, on paper, that formance. we were very prepared, and The box score: we sensed confidence in the SHOSHONI (54) room, feeling that there Casey Lawrence 4 1-3 10, Trey Parrish 0 were things we could ex- 2-2 2, Ty McNamee 2 0-0 4, Chase McNa- ploit," coach Michael Sire- rnee 14 5-8 34, Isaac Fitzgerald 1 2-3 4. mons said. "I had no idea Totals21 10:1654. we would come out the way ROCKY MTN. (66) we did. Adam was five of six Caleb Boardman 4 0-1 9, Luis Jurado 0 0-0 from beyond the arc in the 0, Korey Hocker 5 2-2 12, Adam Alvarado first half and three of three 10 0-0 27, Lane Friedly 3 1-1 7, Randall inside for 21 points. Mann 0 1-2 1, Sam Seitz 0 0-0 O, KJ Black- "Even before that theburn 224 6, Cados Hernandez 20-04. guys were getting on the Totals266-1066. floor for loose balls and we Shoshoni 8 6 10 30-54 fed on that." RockyMt 20 20 11 15-66 A Boardma n trey gaveThree-point field goals - Lawrence 1, Mc- the Grizz a 25,10 lead mad- Narnee 1; Alvarado 7, Boardman 1. Fouled way through the second out- T. McNamee, Hernandez. Total fouls quarter, and the Grizzlies - Shoshoni 12, Rocky 15. then finished the quar- Regional tournament ter with a flourish, scor- Nowit'sontotheregion- ing 15 points over the last al tournament in Riverton four minutes of the half to where the Grizzlies will lead 40-14 at intermission, face the Wind River Cou- Alvarado scored 7 points gars today (Thursday) at during the four-minute 5:30 p.m. at Riverton Mid- spree, Lane Friedly 4 and dle School. Wind River is KJ Blackburn and Korey 24-0 and ranked number Hocker 2 each. one in the state. The two teams traded The Cougars and Grizz baskets in the third quar- met in the first game of the ter as the Griz . edged the season atJ the East-West Wranglers 11-10 to lead Challenge in Greybull on 51-24 after three. Hocker Nov. 30, and Wind River came alive with 6 points won 73-35. But the Griz- in the quarter, and Alvara- zlies have improved a lot do knocked down his sixth since then and had a his- trey of the game with two tory of playing well in the seconds left on the clock, first round of the regional The game was all but tournament. over at that point, although Simmons said he would Shoshoni turned up the de- rather play a team like fensive pressure and made Wind River early in a tour- a mad scramble to get back nament than late and said into the game in the fourth, the Grizz will certainly Rocky turned the bali over take the tournament one nine times and Shoshoni game at a time. outscored the Grizz 30-15 "They have eight se- to cut the final margin to niors and all the confi- 12, 66-54. dence in the world," he DAVID PECK Rocky junior Lane Friedly fires up a baseline jumper against the Shoshoni Wranglers in Monday night's regional play-in game. The Grizz won 66-54 to ad- vance to the regional tournament in Riverton. said. "They're a good pro- at the high school against gram and Dick Quayle's a Greybull or Mountain View good coach." in an elimination game. If the Grizz pull the If the Grizz are still upset they'll face the win- alive on Saturday, they ner of the Greybull-Moun- will either be playing for tain View game Friday at the state title at 6:10 p.m. 4:10 p.m. at Riverton High at RHS or playing for a School. If they fall to Wind state title berth at 9 a.m. River on Thursday, they'll The third-place game is at play Friday at 11:45 a.m. 1 p.m. at RHS. The Lovell Chronicle, February 21, 2008, page 13 2A West Regional Boys Basketball Tournament Feb. 22-23, 2008 RHS I Riverton High School I and Middle School #4SW Big Piney Th. 7:16pm I RHS I #3NW Riverside rh s:30p I #4NW Rocky Mr. MIS I #3SW Mr. Vie~w Game 13 FrL 2:30 pm RHS Game 14 Fri. 4:10 pm RHS Loser Game 5 Game 111 Fri. 11:45 am, MIS Loser Game 7 Game 24 Sat, 6:10 pm RHS Loser Game 14 t Game 18 Sat. 9 am, MS Loser Game 6 [ Game 110 Fri. 11:45 am, RH-IS Game 17 Loser Game 8 Sat, 9 am, RHS l.oser Game I3 Game 21 Sat. 1 pm RHS pmmlmm lmmmmmmmmmmmm I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I i. Thursday, February 21 HS girls b)asketball- Cody at Lovell, 4, 5:45 p.m. HS boys basketball - Cody at Lovell, 4, 7:30 p.m. HS girls b)asketball - 2A West Regional Tournament, Riverton HS boys basketball - 2A West Regional Tournament, Riverton Rocky vs. Wind River, 5:30 p.m Riverton Middle School Friday, February 22 HS wrestlling - State Tournament in Casper, 9 a.m. HS girls basketball - 2A West Regional Tournament, Riverton HS boys [basketball - 2A West Regional Tournament, Riverton Rocky plays at 11:45 a.m. or 4:10 p.m. HS girls basketball - Lovell at Worland, 4, 5:45 p.m. HS boys [basketball - Lovell at Worland, 4, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 23 HS wrestlling - State Tournament in Casper, 9 a.m. HS girls basketball - 2A West Regional Tournament, Riverton HS boys [basketball - 2A West Regional Tournament, Riverton Men's colllege basketball - UNLV at Wyoming, 2:30 (The Mtn.) Women's college bb - Wyoming at UNLV, 8 p.m. (CSTV) Tuesday, February 26 Men's college bb- BYU at New Mexico, 8 p.m. (The Mtn.) Wednesday, February 27 Men's co,llege bb - Wyoming at Colorado State, 6:30 (The Mtn.) Women's college bb - Colorado State at Wyoming, 7 p.m. Men's co llege bb - BYU at San Diego State, 8 p.m. Thursday, February 28 HS girls Ibasketball - 3A West Regional Tournament, Pinedale HS boys basketball - 3A West Regional Tournament, Pinedale HS girls Ibasketball- 2A State Tournament, Casper HS boys basketball - 2A State Tournament, Casper "II I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I .i Big Horn County egional Boys bracket Girls bracket Thursday, February 21 Thursday, February 21 1NW Thermopolis vs. 4SW Big1NW Thermopolis vs. 4SW Big Piney, 5:30, RHS Piney, 2 p.m RHS 1SW Wind River vs. 4NW Rocky 1SW Mtn. View vs. 4NW Greybull, Mtn 5:30, MS 2 p.m MS 2SW Wyo. Indian vs. 3NW Riverside, 2SWWyo. Indian vs. 3NW Riverside, 7:15, RHS 3:45, RHS 2NW Greybull vs. 3SW Mtn. View, 2NW Shoshoni vs. 3SW Wind River, 7:15, MS 3:45, MS Friday, February 22 Friday, February 22 Loser Th/BP vs. loser WIHS/Riv, Loser Th/BP vs. loser WI/Riv, 10 11:45 a.m MS a.m MS Loser WR/RM vs. loser Gr/MV, Loser MV/Grey vs. loser Sho/WR, 11:45 a.m RHS 10 a.m, RHS Winner Th/BP vs. winner WIHS/Riv, Winner Th/BP vs. winner Wl/Riv, 6 2:30, RHS p.m RHS Winner WR/RM vs. winner Gr/MV, Winner MV/Grey vs. winner Sho/ 4:10, RHS WR, 7:40, RHS Saturday, February 23 Saturday, February 23 State qualifying games, 9 a,m, State qualifying games, 10:40 a.m. Third-place game, 1 p.m RHS Third-place game, 2:40 p.m RHS Championship game, 6:10 p.m Championship game, 4:30 p.m RHS RHS CHANGE OF MEETING NOTICE The Big Horn County Weed & Pest Control District regular board meeting has been changed from March 11, 2008 to March 4, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Big Horn County Weed & Pest building. 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