It was another good weekend for the cross country, volleyball, and girls' swimming & diving teams at Laramie High School.

Cross country fared well in South Dakota, while volleyball performed pretty well in Casper, and girls swimming and diving posted good results in two meets.

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Laramie Cross Country

The Plainsmen were the top Wyoming team at the Rapid City High School Invitational last Friday.

Laramie scored 83 points and took second place behind Bismarck, ND. According to head coach Greg Schabron, LHS was not at full strength.

Junior Dominic Eberle was eighth at a time of 16:38.99. Senior Meyer Smith placed tenth, and sophomore Jack Voos placed 15th.

The LHS girls placed tenth as a team. Junior Addison Forry was the top Wyoming runner in the girls’ field. She finished in 11th place.

Laramie Cross Country will compete on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Thornton Invite in Colorado.

Laramie Girls Swimming & Diving

The Lady Plainsmen competed in Casper and Sheridan last weekend.

Laramie split their two duals against Natrona County and Kelly Walsh in Casper. They won five of the 12 events in the meet. That allowed them to beat NC, 152-25. LHS lost to KW, 96-89.

The Lady Plainsmen came in second place in the Sheridan Invite last Saturday. They scored 246 points as a team, which was 23 points behind Cheyenne Central, who won the meet.

Laramie’s two wins came from senior Ashlyn Mathes in the distance freestyle races (200 & 500 free).

LHS had 13 state qualifiers to this point in the season.

Laramie had duals at Green River and Rock Springs on Friday and Saturday.

Laramie Volleyball

The LHS girls’ volleyball team went 4-1 at the Casper Invite last weekend.

Laramie swept their pool with 2-0 victories over 2A No. 1 Big Horn, Riverton, and Campbell County.

That placed the Lady Plainsmen in the Gold Bracket last Saturday. Laramie beat Cheyenne East, 2-0, and advanced to the semifinals. Then, LHS lost to No. 1 Kelly Walsh, who won the tournament, in two sets. The scores were 25-21 and 25-19.

Laramie is 14-5 on the season. They host three conference matches at home this week. LHS plays Cheyenne South on Tuesday at 6 p.m. They will play Campbell County at 5 p.m. on Friday, and then host No. 2 Thunder Basin at noon on Saturday.

Laramie Football

The Plainsmen fell to 0-5 on the season with a 42-6 loss to No. 4 Cheyenne Central last Friday night at Deti Stadium.

The Indians stymied Laramie's offense, which was held to 101 total yards.

Central finished with 372 yards of total offense. Kegan Bartlett accounted for 269 yards of offense and five TDs. He ran for three and threw for two. It was the fourth straight victory in the series for the Indians over LHS.

Laramie will host Kelly Walsh on Friday at 6 p.m. in their Homecoming game.

State Tennis

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