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www. LovellChronicle.com September 30, 2010 [ The Lovell Chronicle [ 9 Grizzlies pound Wind River at home, 42-6 quickness and speed advan- tage. "Everything just clicked. The kids are excited. We found out how good we can be when we execute." A first-drive fumble gave Wind River the ball in Rocky territory, but the Grizzly defense pushed the Cougar offense backwards and forced a punt. In fact, the first four Wind River drives went for minus-4, minus-6, minus-4 and mi- nus-11, and the next two ended with interceptions, one of which Brandon Fos- ter returned for a touch- down. Meanwhile, the Rocky offense recovered from the early fumble and poor field position by driving 86 yards for a touchdown. Se- nior quarterback Guy Jones got things rolling with a 44-yard dash on a quarter- back keeper, Derik Romero, Luke Leonhardt and Logan Friedly ran hard, and Fos- ter- who recently joined the team - ran an end-around for 14. Jones scored on a one-yard run on an option keeper, then hit Leonhardt for a two-point conversion. Rocky led 8-0. After another Wind Riv- er three and out, the Grizz got into a pattern where they spent most of the first half in Cougar territory thanks to long kickoffs, good cov- erage and strong defense. Early in the second quarter, the Cougars were pinned back at their own five after Kaleb Hoyt sacked quarter- back Jesse Brown. Rome- ro then returned a punt 30 yards to the 10. On the next play, Jones broke right on a keeper, gave a fake and sprinted to the pylon for a touchdown. Romero's PAT put Rocky up 15-0. The Grizz couldn't move on their next series, but Romero punted the ball high and Jessee Wil- son downed it at the three. On the next play, Foster stepped in front of a Brown pass at about the 12 and dashed into the end zone for a pick six. A bad snap foiled the PAT, but Rocky led 21-0. "We had Wind River BY DAVID PECK In their strongest per- formance of the season so far, the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies put it all together Friday afternoon to rout the Wind River cougars 42-6 at the old RMHS Field in By- ron. Playing on a warm, sunny afternoon, the Grizz were explosive on offense and dominant on defense, thwarting Wind River's passing attack and, in turn, scoring six touchdowns in- cluding one on a pass inter- ception and two on runs of 70 yards or more. "This was definitely our most complete perfor- mance," coach David Hayes said. "In the last two weeks we talked about, if we exe- cute, we can beat anybody. During the first half and the first part of the second half, we put it all together. Everything worked well. "Wind River has a lot of size, so we worked the edg- es. We ran up the middle to keep them honest, but they're a big, stout team and we figured we had a " DAVID PECK Rocky Mountain junior Logan Friedly (29) cuts upfield for a gain as senior flanker Luke Leonhardt (28) looks for a block during Rocky's 42-6 win over the Wind River Cougars Friday afternoon in Byron. The Grizz travel to Cokeville Friday for a I p.m. kickoff. on the ropes when we first started, with our quick- ness," Hayes noted. "Coach (Justin) Moss brought pres- sure, and we covered their two good wide receivers with Guy and BJ (Brandon Foster). They had a hard time getting back to the line of scrimmage." Foster also ended the ensuing Wind River drive with a leaping interception at the Rocky 30, and the Grizz capitalized in a flash as Leonhardt burst around right end on a flanker re- verse, got a nice downfield block from Foster and went the length of the field for a 70-yard touchdown. Foster caught the two-point con- version and Rocky led 29-0. "When Luke gets in the open field he's tough to deal with, and BJ had a heck of a block," Hayes said. The Grizz struck via the big play again on the next series when Romero swept right end, fought through a crowd of tacklers, took a hit, kept his balance and raced 77 yards to the end zone. The PAT failed but Rocky led 35-0. "If you don't get De- rik wrapped up he doesn't quit," the coach said. "He put his hand down and kept himself up, and once he was in the open he was gone. We had great blocks on that one, also." Wind River finally got on the scoreboard when Brown found receiver Tyson Lone Bear over the top for a 63-yard touchdown pass. Rocky led 35-6 at the half. A Guy Jones intercep- tion early in the third quar- ter set up a 36-yard drive by the Grizz, capped by a nine- yard run by Leonhardt. Romero's PAT put Rocky up 42-6 midway through the third period. After that, Hayes be- gan to substitute liberally, and many young players re- ceived some varsity experi- ence. Unofficially, the Grizz gained 355 yards rushing on 44 carries and passed for 37 yards as Jones completed three of nine passes. Rome- ro gained 109 yards rushing on 10 carries, Leonhardt 94 yards on four carries, Jones 84 yards on 10 attempts, Foster 29 yards on four car- ries and Friedly 18 yards on seven tries before re-injur- ing his knee. The Grizz held Wind River to 28 yards rushing DAVID PEC Rocky Mountain senior wide receiver Brandon Foster uses his leaping ability to rise above a pair of Wind River defenders and catch a two-point conversion pass during Rocky's 42-6 win Friday afternoon in Byron. on 30 carries, and Brown completed six of 16 passes for 95 yards. Outside linebacker Luke Leonhardt had an "enormous" game, Hayes said, recording 36 defensive points on six assisted tack- les, three solo tackles, five tackles for a loss and three sacks. Safety Guy Jones added 22 points on six as- sisted tackles, four solo stops, four pass breakups and an interception. Foster, Kyle Peterson, Wilson and Caleb Estes had 17 points each, Hoyt 16 and Romero 12. "Luke had an amazing defensive game, but it was a team effort," Hayes said. "We had all 11 people g- ing to the ball. Wind River ran into a buzz saw. Coach Moss prepares. He takes away their strengths. And the kids execute his game plan." Hayes said the team is on a high following the win. "It's contagious," he said. "The kids are real- ly catching on. We stress teamwork, working well as a group. Right now we're on a high. We stress heart, ac- countability and respect. We stress playing whistle to whistle. They're doing it all. "I told the team at half- time that they played some of the best football I've seen in my life." HUGE ROAD GAME The Grizzlies will face a tremendous challenge this week as they travel across the state Friday to take on the Cokeville Panthers, the top-ranked team in the state. At 4-0, the Panthers have outscored their op- ponents 210-14, but Hayes said the Grizzlies will not be intimidated. "we're approaching it that we're the better team. We've got a chip on our shoulder and want to take it to them," he said. "When we execute, we're tough. "They're a very disci- plined team, but we want to control the game with our offense and run clock, get first downs and finish drives with scores. Coach Moss will have the defense ready. "we'll take it to them. Our attitude all week is that we're going there to win the game and not back down one bit. This is huge." Kickoff in Cokeville is scheduled for 1 p.m. Bulldogs place second at State Golf; King, Fowler earn all-state status BY DAVID PECK The Lovell High School golf team had two all-state golfers and the boys team turned in a solid performance to place second at the Class 2A State Golf Tournament Friday and Saturday in Lusk. The Bulldogs had hoped to stay close to or eclipse Kemmer- er at the tournament but found themselves down by 54 strokes after the first day Friday as the Rangers shot a round of 327, Lovell 381. Traditionally improv- ing on the second day of a tour- nament, the Bulldogs this time added one stroke to their total, shooting a 382 to finish the tour- nament at 763. Kemmerer also gained a stroke with a 328 to fin- ish with a two-day total of 655, easily winning the state title. Wright chopped 27 strokes off its Friday score to shoot 407- 380=787 to place third, followed by host Lusk at 790, Sundance/ Hulett 879, Moorcroft 882, Big Horn 891 and Tongue River 1019. "It was windy. We really, re- ally had a lot of wind in Lusk," coach Ben Fowler said. "It was a little calmer on Saturday, but to our standards it was awfully windy, and it affected our kids. Kemmerer was the team to beat and I think we psyched ourselves out trying to keep up with them. We fell short the first day. We were hoping to be closer, but it just didn't happen. COURTESY PIIOTO Members of the Lovell High School golf team pose with their second-place trophy and all-state certificates after the state tournament in Lusk Saturday. Pictured are (l-r) Chase Tippetts, Brandon Wolvington, Jared Minchow, Jeff Lewis, Mason Fowler, Cody King and Jordan Frost. "we were hoping to score bet- ter on the second day like we have all year, but we didn't. Kemmerer played solid. They have four se- niors and one junior." Junior Cody King shot a 91 on Friday and came back Saturday with a 90 to finish with a two-day score of 181, which placed him sixth out of 43 boys golfers and gave him all-state status. Freshman Brandon Wolving- ton placed 13th at 93-96=189, se- nior Jared Minchow 16th at 97- 98=195, senior Jeff Lewis 17th at 100-98=198 and freshman Chase Tippetts 20th at 104-100=204. Michael Coon of Lusk and Cody Roberts of Kemmerer tied for the individual title after the second round Saturday, both shooting 157, and Coon beat Rob- erts in a one-hole playoff, sinking a 30-foot putt to capture the title, Fowler said. Fowler said he had hoped the Bulldogs would stay closer to Kemmerer, but it didn't unfold that way. "I attribute it to being more mental than anything else," he said. "We psyched out ourselves pretty heavy trying to keep up with Kemmerer. We had goals we were trying to reach. On the sec- ond day we wanted to maintain our second position. Wright real- ly put on a push Saturday and it paid offfor them." The Bulldogs improved by one position compared to last year, when they finished third at state. "We came out of there with our heads high. The kids are excited and I'm excited," Fowler said. FOWLER SEVENTH Senior Mason Fowler had a strong tournament to finish in a tie for seventh place with Cathe- rine Cook of Wright, earning all- state honors. Fowler shot 108- 112=220, Cook 106-114=220. Elysha Stahla of Moorcroft won the girls individual title at 99-92=191, and Moorcroft won the team title with a score of 296- 300=596. Wright was second at 668, Lusk third at 719, Sundance/ Hulett fourth at 819 and Tongue River fifth with a score of 865. "It was a good tournament for Mason," Coach Fowler said. "She'll vie for the conference title next spring. She had a good year. She medaled in every tournament we went to. That was a big goal for her to achieve." Junior Jordan Frost placed 15th with a score of 125-145=270, and Fowler noted that she was 12th after the first day, just two strokes out of 10th place. "It took a mental and physical toll on Saturday," the coach said. "She's happy with 15th. This was her first full season." www. LovellChronicle.com September 30, 2010 [ The Lovell Chronicle [ 9 Grizzlies pound Wind River at home, 42-6 quickness and speed advan- tage. "Everything just clicked. The kids are excited. We found out how good we can be when we execute." A first-drive fumble gave Wind River the ball in Rocky territory, but the Grizzly defense pushed the Cougar offense backwards and forced a punt. In fact, the first four Wind River drives went for minus-4, minus-6, minus-4 and mi- nus-11, and the next two ended with interceptions, one of which Brandon Fos- ter returned for a touch- down. Meanwhile, the Rocky offense recovered from the early fumble and poor field position by driving 86 yards for a touchdown. Se- nior quarterback Guy Jones got things rolling with a 44-yard dash on a quarter- back keeper, Derik Romero, Luke Leonhardt and Logan Friedly ran hard, and Fos- ter- who recently joined the team - ran an end-around for 14. Jones scored on a one-yard run on an option keeper, then hit Leonhardt for a two-point conversion. Rocky led 8-0. After another Wind Riv- er three and out, the Grizz got into a pattern where they spent most of the first half in Cougar territory thanks to long kickoffs, good cov- erage and strong defense. Early in the second quarter, the Cougars were pinned back at their own five after Kaleb Hoyt sacked quarter- back Jesse Brown. Rome- ro then returned a punt 30 yards to the 10. On the next play, Jones broke right on a keeper, gave a fake and sprinted to the pylon for a touchdown. Romero's PAT put Rocky up 15-0. The Grizz couldn't move on their next series, but Romero punted the ball high and Jessee Wil- son downed it at the three. On the next play, Foster stepped in front of a Brown pass at about the 12 and dashed into the end zone for a pick six. A bad snap foiled the PAT, but Rocky led 21-0. "We had Wind River BY DAVID PECK In their strongest per- formance of the season so far, the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies put it all together Friday afternoon to rout the Wind River cougars 42-6 at the old RMHS Field in By- ron. Playing on a warm, sunny afternoon, the Grizz were explosive on offense and dominant on defense, thwarting Wind River's passing attack and, in turn, scoring six touchdowns in- cluding one on a pass inter- ception and two on runs of 70 yards or more. "This was definitely our most complete perfor- mance," coach David Hayes said. "In the last two weeks we talked about, if we exe- cute, we can beat anybody. During the first half and the first part of the second half, we put it all together. Everything worked well. "Wind River has a lot of size, so we worked the edg- es. We ran up the middle to keep them honest, but they're a big, stout team and we figured we had a " DAVID PECK Rocky Mountain junior Logan Friedly (29) cuts upfield for a gain as senior flanker Luke Leonhardt (28) looks for a block during Rocky's 42-6 win over the Wind River Cougars Friday afternoon in Byron. The Grizz travel to Cokeville Friday for a I p.m. kickoff. on the ropes when we first started, with our quick- ness," Hayes noted. "Coach (Justin) Moss brought pres- sure, and we covered their two good wide receivers with Guy and BJ (Brandon Foster). They had a hard time getting back to the line of scrimmage." Foster also ended the ensuing Wind River drive with a leaping interception at the Rocky 30, and the Grizz capitalized in a flash as Leonhardt burst around right end on a flanker re- verse, got a nice downfield block from Foster and went the length of the field for a 70-yard touchdown. Foster caught the two-point con- version and Rocky led 29-0. "When Luke gets in the open field he's tough to deal with, and BJ had a heck of a block," Hayes said. The Grizz struck via the big play again on the next series when Romero swept right end, fought through a crowd of tacklers, took a hit, kept his balance and raced 77 yards to the end zone. The PAT failed but Rocky led 35-0. "If you don't get De- rik wrapped up he doesn't quit," the coach said. "He put his hand down and kept himself up, and once he was in the open he was gone. We had great blocks on that one, also." Wind River finally got on the scoreboard when Brown found receiver Tyson Lone Bear over the top for a 63-yard touchdown pass. Rocky led 35-6 at the half. A Guy Jones intercep- tion early in the third quar- ter set up a 36-yard drive by the Grizz, capped by a nine- yard run by Leonhardt. Romero's PAT put Rocky up 42-6 midway through the third period. After that, Hayes be- gan to substitute liberally, and many young players re- ceived some varsity experi- ence. Unofficially, the Grizz gained 355 yards rushing on 44 carries and passed for 37 yards as Jones completed three of nine passes. Rome- ro gained 109 yards rushing on 10 carries, Leonhardt 94 yards on four carries, Jones 84 yards on 10 attempts, Foster 29 yards on four car- ries and Friedly 18 yards on seven tries before re-injur- ing his knee. The Grizz held Wind River to 28 yards rushing DAVID PEC Rocky Mountain senior wide receiver Brandon Foster uses his leaping ability to rise above a pair of Wind River defenders and catch a two-point conversion pass during Rocky's 42-6 win Friday afternoon in Byron. on 30 carries, and Brown completed six of 16 passes for 95 yards. Outside linebacker Luke Leonhardt had an "enormous" game, Hayes said, recording 36 defensive points on six assisted tack- les, three solo tackles, five tackles for a loss and three sacks. Safety Guy Jones added 22 points on six as- sisted tackles, four solo stops, four pass breakups and an interception. Foster, Kyle Peterson, Wilson and Caleb Estes had 17 points each, Hoyt 16 and Romero 12. "Luke had an amazing defensive game, but it was a team effort," Hayes said. "We had all 11 people g- ing to the ball. Wind River ran into a buzz saw. Coach Moss prepares. He takes away their strengths. And the kids execute his game plan." Hayes said the team is on a high following the win. "It's contagious," he said. "The kids are real- ly catching on. We stress teamwork, working well as a group. Right now we're on a high. We stress heart, ac- countability and respect. We stress playing whistle to whistle. They're doing it all. "I told the team at half- time that they played some of the best football I've seen in my life." HUGE ROAD GAME The Grizzlies will face a tremendous challenge this week as they travel across the state Friday to take on the Cokeville Panthers, the top-ranked team in the state. At 4-0, the Panthers have outscored their op- ponents 210-14, but Hayes said the Grizzlies will not be intimidated. "we're approaching it that we're the better team. We've got a chip on our shoulder and want to take it to them," he said. "When we execute, we're tough. "They're a very disci- plined team, but we want to control the game with our offense and run clock, get first downs and finish drives with scores. Coach Moss will have the defense ready. "we'll take it to them. Our attitude all week is that we're going there to win the game and not back down one bit. This is huge." Kickoff in Cokeville is scheduled for 1 p.m. Bulldogs place second at State Golf; King, Fowler earn all-state status BY DAVID PECK The Lovell High School golf team had two all-state golfers and the boys team turned in a solid performance to place second at the Class 2A State Golf Tournament Friday and Saturday in Lusk. The Bulldogs had hoped to stay close to or eclipse Kemmer- er at the tournament but found themselves down by 54 strokes after the first day Friday as the Rangers shot a round of 327, Lovell 381. Traditionally improv- ing on the second day of a tour- nament, the Bulldogs this time added one stroke to their total, shooting a 382 to finish the tour- nament at 763. Kemmerer also gained a stroke with a 328 to fin- ish with a two-day total of 655, easily winning the state title. Wright chopped 27 strokes off its Friday score to shoot 407- 380=787 to place third, followed by host Lusk at 790, Sundance/ Hulett 879, Moorcroft 882, Big Horn 891 and Tongue River 1019. "It was windy. We really, re- ally had a lot of wind in Lusk," coach Ben Fowler said. "It was a little calmer on Saturday, but to our standards it was awfully windy, and it affected our kids. Kemmerer was the team to beat and I think we psyched ourselves out trying to keep up with them. We fell short the first day. We were hoping to be closer, but it just didn't happen. COURTESY PIIOTO Members of the Lovell High School golf team pose with their second-place trophy and all-state certificates after the state tournament in Lusk Saturday. Pictured are (l-r) Chase Tippetts, Brandon Wolvington, Jared Minchow, Jeff Lewis, Mason Fowler, Cody King and Jordan Frost. "we were hoping to score bet- ter on the second day like we have all year, but we didn't. Kemmerer played solid. They have four se- niors and one junior." Junior Cody King shot a 91 on Friday and came back Saturday with a 90 to finish with a two-day score of 181, which placed him sixth out of 43 boys golfers and gave him all-state status. Freshman Brandon Wolving- ton placed 13th at 93-96=189, se- nior Jared Minchow 16th at 97- 98=195, senior Jeff Lewis 17th at 100-98=198 and freshman Chase Tippetts 20th at 104-100=204. Michael Coon of Lusk and Cody Roberts of Kemmerer tied for the individual title after the second round Saturday, both shooting 157, and Coon beat Rob- erts in a one-hole playoff, sinking a 30-foot putt to capture the title, Fowler said. Fowler said he had hoped the Bulldogs would stay closer to Kemmerer, but it didn't unfold that way. "I attribute it to being more mental than anything else," he said. "We psyched out ourselves pretty heavy trying to keep up with Kemmerer. We had goals we were trying to reach. On the sec- ond day we wanted to maintain our second position. Wright real- ly put on a push Saturday and it paid offfor them." The Bulldogs improved by one position compared to last year, when they finished third at state. "We came out of there with our heads high. The kids are excited and I'm excited," Fowler said. FOWLER SEVENTH Senior Mason Fowler had a strong tournament to finish in a tie for seventh place with Cathe- rine Cook of Wright, earning all- state honors. Fowler shot 108- 112=220, Cook 106-114=220. Elysha Stahla of Moorcroft won the girls individual title at 99-92=191, and Moorcroft won the team title with a score of 296- 300=596. Wright was second at 668, Lusk third at 719, Sundance/ Hulett fourth at 819 and Tongue River fifth with a score of 865. "It was a good tournament for Mason," Coach Fowler said. "She'll vie for the conference title next spring. She had a good year. She medaled in every tournament we went to. That was a big goal for her to achieve." Junior Jordan Frost placed 15th with a score of 125-145=270, and Fowler noted that she was 12th after the first day, just two strokes out of 10th place. "It took a mental and physical toll on Saturday," the coach said. "She's happy with 15th. This was her first full season." www.LovellChronicle.corn September 30, 2010 I The Lovell Chronicle I rl Grizzlies pound Wind River at home, 42-6 BY DAVID PECK quickness and speed advan- keeper, then hit Leonhardt on the ropes when we first tago. for a two-point conversion. =Everything just clicked. Rocky led 8-0. The kids are excited. We AfteranotherWindRiv- found out how good we can er three and out, the Grizz be when we execute." got into a pattern where they A first-drive fumble spent most of the first half gave Wind River the ball in Cougar territory thanks in Rocky territory, but the to long kickoffs, good coy- Grizzly defense pushed the erage and strong defense. Cougar offense backwards Early in the second quarter, and forced a punt. In fact, the Cougars were pinned the first four Wind River back at their own five after drives went for ralnus-4, Kaleb Hoyt sacked quarter- minus-6, minus-4 and mi- back Jesse Brown. Rome- nus-l], and the next two ro then returned a punt 30 ended with interceptions, yards to the 10. On the next one of which Brandon Fos- play, Jones broke right on ter returned for a touch- a keeper, gave a fake and down. sprinted to the pylon for a Meanwhile, the Rocky touchdown. Romero's PAT offense recovered from put Rocky up 15-0. the early fumble and poor The Grizz couldn't field position by driving 86 move on their next series, yards for a touchdown. Se- but Romero punted the nior quarterback Guy Jones ball high and Jessee Wil- got things rolling with a son downed it at the three. 44-yard dash on a quarter- On the next play, Foster back keeper, Derik Romero, stepped in front of a Brown Luke Leonhardt and Logan pass at about the 12 and Friedly ran hard, and Fos- dashed into the end zone ter-wherecentlyjoinedthe for a pick six. A bad snap team - ran an end-around foiled the PAT, but Rocky for 14. Jones scored on a led 21-0. one-yard mn on an option "We had Wind River In their strongest per- formance of the season so far, the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies put it all together Friday afternoon to rout the Wind River cougars 42-6 at the old RMHS Field in By- rn'Playing on a warm, sunny afternoon, the Grizz were explosive on offense and dominant on defense, thwarting Wind River's passing attack and, in turn, scoring six touchdowns in- cluding one on a pass inter- ception and two on runs of 70 yards or more. "This was definitely our most complete perfor- mance," coach David Hayes said. =In the last two weeks we talked about, if we exe- cute, we can beat anybody. During the first half and the first part of the second half, we put it all together. Everything worked well. "Wind River has a tot of size, so we worked the edg- es. We ran up the middle to keep them honest, but they're a big, stout team and we figured we had a Rocky Mountain junior Logan Friedly (29) cuts upfleld for a gain as senior flanker Luke Leonhardt (23) looks for a block during Rocky's 42-6 win over the Wind River Cougars Friday afternoon in Byron. The Grizz travel to Cokeville Friday for a 1 p.m. kickoff. started, with our qaick- ness,  Hayes noted. =Coach (Justin) Moss brought pres- sure, and we covered their two good wide receivers with Guy and BJ (Brandon Foster). They had a hard time getting back to the line of sczmmage? Foster also ended the ensuing Wind River drive with a leaping interception at the Rocky 30, and the Grizz capitalized in a flash as Leonbardt burst around right end on a flanker re- verse, got a ulce downfield block from Foster and went the length of the field for a 70-yard touchdown. Foster caught the two-point con- version and Rocky led 29-0. "When Luke gets in the open field he's tough to deal with, and BJ had a heck of a block," Hayes said. The Grizz struck via the big play again on the next series when Romero swept right end, fought through a crowd of tacklers, took a hit, kept his balance and raced 77 yards to the end zone. The PAT failed but Rocky led 35-0. =If you don't get De- rlk wrapped up he doesn't quit," the coach said. "He put his hand down and kept himself up, and once he was in the open he was gone. We had great blocks on that one, also." Wind River finally got on the scoreboard when Brown found receiver Tyson Lone Bear over the top for a 63-yard touchdown pass. Rocky led 35-0 at the half. A Guy Jones intercep- tion early in the third quar- ter set up a 36-yard drive by the Grizz, capped by a nine- yard run by Leonhardt. Romero's PAT put Rocky up 42-6 midway through the third period. After that, Hayes be- gan to substitute liberally, nd many young players re- ceived some varsity experi- ence. Unofficially, the Grizz gained 355 yards rushing on 44 carries and passed for 37 yards as Jones completed three of nine passes. Rome- ro gained 109 yards rushing on 10 carries, Leonhardt 94 yards on four carries, Jones 84 yards on 10 attempts, Foster 29 yards on four car- ties and Fried]y 18 yards on seven tries before re-injur- ing his knee. The Grizz held Wind River to 28 yards rushiug DAVm Rocky Mountain senior wide receiver Brandon Foster uses his leaping ability to rise above a pair of Wind River defenders and catch a two-point conversion pass during Rocky's 42-6 win Friday aftornoon in Byron. on 30 carries, and Brown to whistle. They're doing it completed six of 16 passes for 95 yards. Outside linebacker Luke Leonhardt bad an "enormous  game, Hayes said, recording 36 defensive points on six assisted tack- les, three solo tackles, five tackles for a loss and three sacks. Safety Guy Jones added 22 points on six as- sisted tackles, four solo stops, four pass breakups and an interception. Foster, Kyle Peterson, Wilson and Caleb Estes had 17 points each, Hoyt 16 and Romero 12. =Luke had an amazing defensive game, but it was a team effort,  Hayes said. =We had all 11 people g- ing to the ball. Wind River ran into a buzz saw. Coach Moss prepares. He takes away their strengths. And the kids execute his game plan." Hayes said the team is on a high following the win. =It's contagious," he said. =The kids are real- ly catching on. We stress teamwork, working well as a group. Right now we're on a high. We stress heart, ac- countability and respect. We stress playing whistle all. "I told the team at half- time chat they played some of the best football I've seen in my life." HUGE ROAD GAME The Grizzlies will face a tremendous challenge this week as they travel across the state Friday to take on the Cokeville Panthers, the top-ranked team in the state. At 4-0, the Panthers have outscored their op- ponents 210-14, but Hayes said the Grizzlies will not be intimidated. "We're approaching it that we're the better team. We've got a chip on our shoulder and want to take it to them," he said. 'hen we execute, we're tough. =They're a very disci- plined team, but we want to control the game with our offense and run clock, get first downs and finish drives with scores. Coach Moss will have the defense ready. "We'll take it to them. Our attitude all week is that we're going there to win the game and not back down one bit. This is huge." Kickoff in Cokeville is scheduled for 1 p.m. "We were hoping in score bet- ton placed 13th at 93-96=189, se- Fowler said. ter on the second day like we have nior Jared Minchew 16th at 97- Fowler said he had hoped all year, but we didn't. Hemmerer 98= 195, senior Jeff Lewis 17th at the Bulldogs would stay closer to played solid. They have four se- 100-98=198 and freshman Chase Kemmerer, but it didn't unfold niors and one junior." Tippetts 20th at 104-100=204. that way. Juulor Cedy King shot a91 on Michael Coon of Luck and =I attribute it to being more Friday and came back Saturday Cody Roberts of Kemmerer tied mental than anything else," he with a 90 to finish with a two-day for the individual title after the said. "We psyched out ourselves score of 161, which placed him second round Saturday, both pretty heavy trying to keep up sixth out of 43 boys golfers and shooting 157, and Coon beat ROb- with Kemmerer. We had goals we gave him all-state status, erts in a one-hele ])layoff, sinking were trying to reach. On the sec- Freshman Brandon Welving- a 30-foot putt to capture the title, ond day we wanted to maintain our second position. Wright real- ly put on a push Saturday and it paid offfor them." The Bulldogs improved by one position compared to last year, when they finished third at state. "We came out of there with our heads high. The kids are excited and I'm excited," Fowler said. FOWLER SEVENTH Senior Mason Fowler had a strong tournament to finish in a tie for seventh place with Cathe- tine Cook of Wright, earning all- state honors. Fowler shot 108- 112=220, Cook 106-114=220. Elyeho StabJa of MoorcroR won the girls individual title at 99-92=191, and MoorcroR won the team title with a score of 296- 300=596. Wright was second at 663, Lusk third at 719, Sundance/ Hulett fourth at 819 and Tongue River fiRh with a score of 865. =It was a good tournament for Mason," Coach Fowler said. "She'll vie for the conference title next spring. She had a good year. She medaled in every tournament we went to. That was a big goal for her to achieve." Junior Jordan Frost placed 15th with a score of 125-145=270, and Fowler noted that she was 12th after the first day, just two strokes out of lfith place. "It took a mental and physical toll on Saturday," the coach said. =She's happy with 15th. This was her first full season." BY DAVID PECK The Lovell High School golf team had two all-state golfers and the boys team turned in a solid performance to place second at the Class ZA State Golf Tournament Friday and Saturday in Lusk. The Bulldogs hod hoped to stay close to or eclipse Kemmer- er at the tournament but found themselves down by 54 strokes after the first day Friday as the Rangers shot a round of 327, Lovell 381. Traditionally improv- ing on the second day of a tour- nament, the Bulldogs this thne added one stroke to their total, shooting a 382 to finish the tour- nament at 763. Kemrnerer also gained a stroke with a 328 to fin- ish with a two-day total of 655, easily winning the state title. Wright chopped 27 strokes offits Friday score to shoot 407- 380=787 to place third, followed by host Lusk at 790, Sundance/ Hhiett 879, Moorcrofl. 882, Big Horn 891 and Tongue River 1019. =It was windy. We really, re- ally had a lot of wind in Luck," coach Ben Fowler said. "It was a little calmer on Saturday, but to our standards it was awfully windy, and it affected our kids. Kemmerer was the team to beat and I think we psyched ourselves out trying to keep up with them. We fell short the first day. We were hoping to be closer, but it just didn't happen. Comr ovo Members of the Lovell High School golf team pose with their second-place trophy and all-state certificates after the state tournament in Lusk Saturday. Pictured are (l-r) Chase Tippette, Brandon Wolvington, Jared Minchow, Jeff Lewis, Mason Fowler, Cody King $md Jordan Frost. Bulldogs place second at State Golf; King, Fowler earn all-state status