PhotoFest: Cheyenne Basketball Tournament
The James Johnson/Cheyenne Basketball Tournament attracted more than a few good teams on both the girls' and boys' sides of the ledger. For the ladies, 4A Cheyenne East went 3-0 and has now won 48 consecutive games which ties a state record. That included a win over Douglas the #1 ranked team in 3A. Douglas by the way won 48 games in a row from 2020-22. East the defending 4A state champions went 3-0 in the tournament and sit at 9-0. Douglas the defending 3A state champions went 3-1 and 10-1 on the season. Laramie won all 3 of their games in the tournament so they are 10-0 and Wheatland won 3 out of 4 and they are 10-2.
For the guys, Douglas is the #1 ranked team in 3A and down the #1 ranked team in 4A Cheyenne East 51-50 in this tourney. Douglas went 3-0 over the weekend and is 10-1 overall. Riverton is 8-2 after 3 wins in Cheyenne and Laramie also won 3 times so the Plainsmen are 7-3. East and Central are both 8-2.
We do have some photos to share from the tournament thanks to Trenda Allen and Shannon Dutcher. Those images can be found in our gallery below. Take a peek!