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10 J The Lovell Chronicle t November 17, 2011 Middle School Mustangs play tough with Powell and Thermopolis this week BY SAM SMITH The Lovell Middle School boys basketball team had a busy week that started on Thursday as the eighth-grade team traveled to Powell and the seventh- grade team hosted Powell. The seventh-grade A team defeated Powell 37-17 at home as Brandon Teter led the Mustangs with 14 points and Trace Murphey added 7 points. Reece May and Riley Abraham scored 4 each, Lane Hoover 3, Ka- leb Mayes and Jason Harf- ord 2 each and Tyler Teter 1. The B team also defeat- ed Powell 39-21 as Harford led the Mustangs with 12 points and Mayes had 10 points. Kyle Burton scored 7, Kelly Bloch and Hoover 4 points each and Kade Gif- ford 2. Mustangs head coach Joshua Sanders said about the game that, "Tyler Teter got after it defensively." On Saturday, the sev- enth-grade team was on the road to face off with Ther- mopolis. The A team de- feated Thermopolis 49-11 as Abraham led the Mus- tangs with 12 points and May and Brandon Teter had 10 points each. Tyler Teter scored 6, Harford and Mayes 4 each and Murphey 3. The B team also defeated Thermopolis 45-17 as Bur- ton led the Mustangs with 14 points and Mayes added 10 points, Hoover 9, Harf- ord 8 and Bloch 4. Coach Sanders said af- ter the Thermopolis game that the "kids are trying to get better on defense." On Thursday, the eighth-grade team was on the road against Powell to start off their week of bas- ketball action. The A team lost a very close game to Powell 40-39 as Beau Green led the Mustangs with a game-high 22 points. Nic Haskell added 12 points and Dillon Schneider scored 5. The B team also lost to Powell 31-25. Dillon Har- vey led the Mustangs with 11 points. Nyckalas Har- vey and Shawn Mollett each scored 4, Jacob Win- terholler, Dakota Bond and Schneider 2. Mustangs head coach Danny Wolvington said about Thursday's game that the Mustangs were "flat the first half, then picked up the intensity in the second half." The Mustangs were on the road Saturday to meet up with Thermopolis for a rematch after playing them earlier in the season. The A team snapped their three- game losing streak and got back on the winning track, defeating Thermopolis 44- 41 as Green led the Mus- tangs with 19 points and Haskell added 11. Dillon Harvey scored 8, Bond 4 and Mollett 2. The B team fell to Thermopolis 25-19 as Winterholler led the Mus- tangs with 6 points and Hunter Tippetts added 5 points, Nyckalas Harvey 4. "We struggled, but we played hard and managed to win," coach Wolving- ton said after the A game against Thermopolis. The Mustangs' next schedule games will be to- day (Thursday) as the eighth-grade team travels to Worland and seventh- grade team will host Wor- land. On Saturday, the Mustangs will be home to face their rivals, Rocky Mountain, for a basketball showdown. On Tuesday, the seventh-grade team trav- els to Cody and the eighth- grade team will host Cody. Basketball action begins at 4:15 p.m. today (Thursday), at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and at 4:15 p.m. on Tues- day. RMMS Grizz sweep Ten Sleep, fall to Greybull BY DAVID PECK The Rocky Mountain Middle School boys bas- ketball team swept the Ten Sleep Pioneers in Ten Sleep Friday but stumbled against Greybull at home Saturday, dropping all three games. In Ten Sleep Friday, the Grizzlies led 25-24 in the A game after three quarters, then pulled away for a 38- 29 win with a 13-5 advan- tage in the fourth quarter. Cole Simmons and"Cole Wambeke led the Grizz with 12 points each, and Ryker Everett, Cordell Mc- Farlane and Ben Estes add- ed 4 apiece, Brian Crawford and Dylan Williams 1 each. Rocky won the B game 26-21 asLathan May scored 11, Tristan Jewell 7, Craw- ford 4 and Scott Banks and Dominic Twomey 2 apiece. In Cowley Saturday morning, Greybull won the A game 28-13, holding the Grizz to single digits in all four quarters. Three play- ers scored for the Grizz. Simmons scored 7, Everett 4 and Williams 2. Greybull won the B game 28-9. Simmons scored 5, Jewell and Crawford 2 each. Greybull also won the C game 49-10. Lathan May scored 8 of Rocky's 10 points, and Treyson Frost added 2. The Grizz were sched- uled to play a C game against Powell Tuesday evening in Cowley, and they will host Burlington Friday at 3 p.m., then trav- el to Lovell Saturday morn- ing for a 9:30 a.m. tip-off. The Grizz will play in Pow- ell Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. PATrl CARPENTER LMS swimmer Jared Fuller swims freestyle at the meet that took place on Nov. 11 in Lovell. Swimmers find success in home pool BY PAT PARMER The Lovell Middle School swimmers and div- ers took on Powell and Greybull/Cloud Peak in a triangular meet Friday in their home pool. Competing in 1-me- ter diving for the first time Brent Snyder landed in the first place spot with a score of 82.20. Aly Schneider fin- ished five seconds ahead of Katie Brown (PMS) and placed first in the 100-me- ter IM. A slew of sec- ond places: Emily Dough- ty (50-meter freestyle), Schneider (butterfly), Chase Johnston (back- stroke), Kincaid Johnston (breaststroke); thirds: E. Doughty (200 freestyle), Katelyn Doughty (100 IM); and fourth places: C. John- ston (200 free), Seth Full- er (100 IM), Porter Nich- ols (diving); K. Doughty (butterfly) and Jared Full- er (100 free) launched the team point total higher this week. RESULTS Mixed 200-meter med- ley relay: A (Emily Dough- ty, Aly Schneider, Katelyn Doughty, Seth Fuller) 2nd (2:50.21) Mixed 200-meter free- style: E. Doughty, 3 rd (3:02.13); Chase Johnston, 4 th (3:12.54) 100-meter individu- al medley: A. Schneider, i st (1:29.87); K. Doughty, 3 rd (1:35. 47); S. Fuller, 4 th (1:35.70) 50-meter freestyle: E. Doughty, 2 nd (36.79); Trey Dickerson, 6 th (44.71) One-meter/5 dives: Brent Snyder, 1 st (82.20); Porter Nichols, 3 rd (72.35), T. Dickerson, 64 (59.81) 50-meter butterfly: A. Schneider, 2 "d (40.68); K. Doughty, 4 th (41.99) 100-meter freestyle: S. Fuller, 2 nd (1:28.88); Jared Fuller, 4 th (1:39.17); Metya McArthur, 5 th (1:41.01) 100-meter freestyle re- lay: A (Miranda Iverson, Jeremy Schneider, P. Nich- ols, Kendal Rasmussen), 3 *d (1:26.84) 50-meter backstroke: C. Johnston, 2 nd (44.48); J. Schneider, 5 th (50.22); Me- tya McArthur, 7 th (52.26) 50-meter breast- stroke: Kincaid Johnston, 2 nd (49.25); B. Snyder, 6 th (54.8O) 200-meter freestyle re- lay: A (K. Doughty, S. Full- er, E. Doughty, A. Schnei- der), 2 nd (2:28.96) Also competing were Kendal Rasmussen, Jazmyn See, Mylee McAr- thur, Bailey Mitchell, Alexis Ferguson, Shelby Wardell and Kelsie Mol- lett. The conference teams will all meet up again at the Cody Invitational Sat- urday. The meet begins at 10 a.m. at the Paul Stock Aquatic and Recreation Center. Sports Calendar Thursday, Nov. 17 MS boys bb - Worland 7 m at Lovell, 4:15 p.m. MS boys bb - Lovell 8 t" at worland, 4:15 p.m. Pro football - New York Jets at Denver, 6:20 p.m. (NFL Net) Women's college bb - Chadron State at Wyoming, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 MS boys bb - Burlington at Rocky, 3 p.m. Jr. college women's bb - Williston State at NWC, 5:30 p.m. Jr. college men's bb- WiUiston State at NWC, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 MS boys bb - Rocky at Lovell, 9:30 a.m. MS swimming - Lovell at Cody Invitational, 10 a.m. College football- New Mexico at Wyoming, noon (The Mtn.) Jr. college women's bb - NW All-Stars at NWC, 5:30 p.m. Jr. college men's bb - Montana Western at NWC, 7:30 p.m. Men's college bb - Wyoming at Wisc.-Green Bay, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov, 2 ..... MS swimming - Lovell at Worland, 4.,,=I p.m. MS boys bb - Lovell 7 th at Cody, 4:15 p.m. MS boys bb - Cody 8 th at Lovell, 4:15 p.m. MS boys bb - Rocky at Powell, 4:15 p.m. Men's college bb - South Dakota at Wyoming, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 Women's college bb Wyoming vs. No. Iowa in L.A., 4 p.m. Men's college bb - Portland State at Wyoming, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 College football - Wyoming at Boise State, noon Women's college bb - Wyoming vs. Loyola-MM or Youngstown St. Men's college bb - Md-Eastern Shore at Wyoming, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27 Pro football- Denver Broncos at San Diego, 2:15 p.m. (CBS) Men's college bb - Louisiana Tech at Wyoming, 7 p.m. PATTI CARPENTER Lovell High School principal Scott Orremba presented cross country runner Colin May with a certificate of good sportsmanship award at the District No. 2 school board meeting on Monday night. May was recognized by the Wyoming High School Activities Association for his sportsmanlike behavior shown at the 2A West Regional cross country meet held earlier this year. Lovell athletes and coaches honored with good sportsmanship awards BY PATTI CARPENTER Colin May was present- ed with a Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) certificate of good sportsmanship for his sports- manlike behavior shown at the 2A West Regional cross country meet held on Oct. 13. The award was present- ed by Lovell High School Principal Scott O'Tremba at the District No. 2 school board meeting on Monday night. O'Tremba presented the award to May and read the comments of the officials who chose May for the award to the school board. WHSAA officials were impressed that May shook hands with the meet officials at the end of the competition and waited at the end of the race to con- gratulate each runner who crossed the finish line. "That was a pretty out- standing job," commented O'Tremba. "It was a great show of good sportsmanship on Colin's part. I've seen Colin compete through the years and this is really typi- cal of Colin, and it was great to see him recognized for this." Lovell High School's foot- ball coach Doug Hazen ac- cepted three certificates of good sportsmanship on be- half of the football team at the same meeting. The awards were for both the football team and the coaching staff for their good sportsmanship shown in the past month at the Big Piney, Thermopolis and Burns games. Officials were especial- ly impressed with how well both the coaches and play- ers handled a few "unfor- tunate calls against them" during the Burns game. Of- ficials noted that rather than complaining about the calls, the coaches went back to the team and coached them to a successful victory. School Supt. Dan Coe and O'Tremba presented the certificates to Hazen. Board members discussed the im- portance of good sportsman- ship in athletic activities. They also congratulated Ha- zen and his team for winning the state football champion- ship title and for their con- tinuous show of good sports- manship along the way to that victory. Earlier this school year senior Steven Pickett was named by WHSAA for his ex- emplary conduct during the football game against Pine- dale held on Sept. 9. "I think these awards show that our coaches are modeling good sportsman- ship from leadership to as- sistants to players," said O'Tremba. "What these play- ers do on the field is an exam- ple of what we would like to see all of our players do. It's easy to cheer for coaches and players who behave so well and demonstrate winning in a fashion that we are all proud of. They have proved that we can win and be good sports at the same time." Coe added, "I don't know that there is another team in the state that can say that during the course of that year, with 54 kids on the team, they got three good sportsmanship awards for the entire team and their coaches. That just typifies the good character and the good sportsmanship and role modeling from our coaching staff and students that is ex- emplary."