Laramie High School Plainsmen Sports Roundup
Lady Plainsmen volleyball remains undefeated on the season, and it was an overall good weekend for LHS sports teams in action late, last week.
Volleyball, girls’ swimming & diving, and boys’ golf all posted victories in their respective competitions.
Lady Plainsmen Volleyball
Laramie won both their matches at the Gillette Invite on Saturday at Campbell County High School.
The Lady Plainsmen beat the Camels 25-23 and 25-16. Alexis Stucky led the way with eight kills.
Head coach Jill Stucky said, “It wasn’t the prettiest volleyball we've played, but we were able to grind out a win. I was proud of our execution at ‘end game’.”
Laramie (4-0) turned around with and beat Cheyenne South in a non-conference match, 25-17 and 25-18. Alexis Stucky had 11 kills in the match. Maddy Stucky added four kills, 4 digs, and 13 assists.
Coach Stucky said, “We played the smartest we’ve played all season! I am extremely proud of how efficient our side-out offense was and how well we balanced our set distribution.”
The Lady Plainsmen had their home debut against Rawlins on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (TODAY) postponed due to weather and road closures. The make-up date will be announced at a later time.
Lady Plainsmen Swimming & Diving
Laramie won their first dual competition of the 2020 season with a 99-82 victory last Friday over Campbell County at the LHS Pool.
The Lady Plainsmen won five of the 12 events. They were led by senior Katie McPherson, who won the 50 free and 100 fly swim events. LHS swept diving led by Natalie Six. They also got wins from Anna Roesler in the 100 free and in the 200 free relay.
The Plainsmen golf team captured the crown and had the medalist at the Green River Invite No. 2 last Friday at Rolling Green Country Club.
Laramie shot a team total of 316 and won by 15-strokes. Junior Jackson McClaren shot a 73 and tied for first place with Evanston’s Braxton Lind. McClaren won the title on the second playoff hole.
The Lady Plainsmen finished in third behind Green River and Rock Springs. Senior Camryn Nagy placed second with an 80, just one shot behind the winner.
Laramie had three runners place in the top five of the Douglas River Run Invite on Saturday.
The Plainsmen finished second as a team behind Cheyenne Central. Senior Ted Rittle was the runner-up, just nine seconds behind the winner.
The Lady Plainsmen were led by senior Libby Berryhill and freshman Addison Forry, who came in fourth and fifth place, respectively. The LHS girls took third as a team.
Laramie split their road trip to Sweetwater County last Saturday.
LHS beat Rock Springs 5-0 on the boys’ side and all matches were in straight sets. They won 4-1 in the girls’ match. Both singles players had three-set matches, while Laramie dropped the match at No. 1 doubles.
Later in the day, Laramie was defeated by Green River. It was 5-0 in the boys and 4-1 in the girls. The lone victory for LHS was by Samuel Johnson-Noya at No. 1 singles, 6-4 and 6-4.
LHS was set to play Cheyenne South at home on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (Today), but due to weather, the match has been postponed to Saturday, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m.