South boys dazzle during day two of the Oil City Tip-off

Published: Dec. 11, 2021 at 12:16 AM CST
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CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Day two of the Oil City Tip-off saw some fantastic games at both high schools in Casper. The final game of the night featured co-hosts Natrona County and Cheyenne South.

The Mustangs and the Bison went wire-to-wire.

Davis Parker finished with 21 points for Natrona County and traded baskets with South’s LeeAndre Ray, who finished with 18 points. It was Ray’s South squad that would end the evening on top.

Marcus Manzanares hit a corner three to give the Bison a 56-54 lead with 2:16 remaining, and they would not relinquish that advantage. South would win the game 63-61.

The other thrilling matchup took place across town at Kelly Walsh High School. The Lady Trojans welcomed the Rock Springs Lady Tigers, and it was also two teams trading buckets.

The game would head into overtime, and Katie Farley would drill a three in the corner with less than a minute left in the game. That would be the difference, and Kelly Walsh would get its first win of the season.

On Saturday, the Lady Trojans will face off against crosstown rival Natrona County.

The Fillies dominated South 76-17 to set up tomorrow’s game at 5 p.m. inside Jerry Dalton Gym at home.

The Kelly Walsh boys got the victory memo from the girls, and they rocked Rock Springs to the tune of 67-38. They’ll look to stay perfect on the season against the Natrona County Mustangs at their place on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Laramie’s boys and girls also took home victories on Friday. The girls beat Green River 52-45, and the boys outlasted the Wolves 58-55.

Both Laramie teams will take on Rock Springs at Kelly Walsh High School Saturday morning with the girls set to tip-off at 10:30 a.m.

South’s boys and girls will face off against Green River at Natrona County High School before heading home. The girl’s game is also scheduled to tip-off at 10:30 a.m.

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