Wyoming High School Volleyball State Tournament opened play Thursday

Published: Nov. 4, 2022 at 12:16 AM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - 32 teams in four classes throughout the state began competition on Thursday for a volleyball state title.

In 1A third ranked Cokeville and fifth ranked Kaycee went to battle, but the match was over fairly quickly. The Lady Panthers put on a convincing showing; they won the first set 25-18, repeated that result in the second set, and ultimately capped off the sweep taking the third set 25-19. They will face Southeast at 6 p.m. on Friday.

#3 Burns and Greybull squared off in a 2A matchup as well. The Lady Broncs won a hard fought first set 30-28, but the Lady Buffaloes responded and took the second set 27-25. After those two neck-and-neck frames Burns pulled away; they won the last two sets 25-16 and 25-17 respectively to earn a date with Tongue River on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

3A also had a top five matchup with fifth ranked Douglas and fourth ranked Powell locking horns. The Lady Panthers edged out the first set 25-23 and it was smooth sailing for them afterwards. Powell took the second set 25-16 and completed the shutout in the third set by a score of 25-18. They will take on Mountain View at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Finally, in 4A #4 Laramie went up against Riverton. These teams split the first two sets; the Lady Plainsmen won the opener 25-19 while the Lady Wolverines answered with a 25-22 second, but then Laramie took control. They won the third set 25-17 and elevated their game in the fourth and final set to win 25-14. They play top dog Kelly Walsh at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

4A

Final: (W1) Kelly Walsh 3 (E4) Thunder Basin 1 = 21-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-16

Final: (E2) Laramie 3 (W3) Riverton 1 = 25-19, 22-25, 25-17, 25-14

Final: (W2) Cody 3 (E3) Natrona County 0 = 25-19, 25-21, 25-17

Final: (E1) Cheyenne East 3 (W4) Star Valley 2 = 14-25, 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 15-7

3A

Final: (W1) Mountain View 3 (E4) Buffalo 0 = 25-22, 26-24, 25-15

Final: (W3) Powell 3 (E2) Douglas 0 = 25-23, 25-16, 25-18

Final: (W2) Lyman 3 (E3) Newcastle 0 = 25-12, 25-20, 25-16

Final: (W4) Worland 3 (E1) Wheatland 2 = 13-25, 17-25, 29-27, 25-22, 15-12

2A

Final: (E4) Tongue River 3 (W1) Rocky Mountain 1 = 21-25, 25-20, 25-12, 25-22

Final: (E2) Burns 3 (W3) Greybull 1 = 30-28, 25-27, 25-16, 25-17

Final: (E3) Wright 3 (W2) Shoshoni 0 = 25-20, 25-15, 25-16

Final: (E1) Big Horn 3 (W4) Kemmerer 0 = 25-17, 25-10, 25-10

1A

Final: (W1) Riverside 3 (E4) Rock River 0 = 25-15, 25-13, 25-21

Final: (E2) Hulett 3 (W3) Little Snake River 1 = 12-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-17

Final: (W2) Cokeville 3 (E3) Kaycee 0 = 25-18, 25-18, 25-19

Final: (E1) Southeast 3 (W4) Saratoga 1 = 19-25, 25-17, 25-12, 25-14