The Laramie Plainsmen began the new tennis season with a road sweep of the Casper schools Monday, while the Lady Plainsmen split their matches.

The Plainsmen beat Kelly Walsh 4-1 and topped Natrona County 4-0. One of the matches against the Mustangs was called because of lightning, but Laramie was up one set to none and 2-1 in the second.

The boys’ were led by Kyle Moore at No. 1 singles. He won 6-1, 7-5 and 6-4, 6-4. Noah Drieling and Miles Stump won a pair of matches in doubles, but played at two different spots in the line-up.

As for the girl’s, they lost at KW 5-0, but bounced back with a 3-1 victory over NC. The Lady Plainsmen also had a doubles match they led 6-4 after the first set that was called for lightning.

Laramie head coach Elizabeth Clower said, “I was pleased with the growth of the girls. This was the first match that eight girls had ever played. Very pleased with the persistence and execution of boys 1 and 2 singles. Boys doubles played aggressive and strong.”

Laramie will host their first match this weekend.

Laramie Golf

The Laramie High School golf teams began the 2017 season at the Wheatland Invite last Thursday and Friday.

The Laramie Plainsmen placed third behind Cheyenne East and Cheyenne Central. The boy’s shot a two-day total of 674. Junior Tate Noble tied for fourth place, while senior Colby Clay came in sixth.

As for the Lady Plainsmen, they had only two players and did not register a team score. Junior Kenzie Yeend place second with a 205 total. Emily Cattles shot a 236.

Laramie will host their home event Wednesday with an 11 a.m. start at Jacoby Golf Course.

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