Kelly Walsh, Natrona County basketball teams head to Flaming Gorge Classic | Boys basketball
The Kelly Walsh Boys and Natrona County Girls basketball teams will test their unbeaten records this weekend as all four Casper teams compete at the Flaming Gorge Classic in Rock Springs and Green River.
Kelly Walsh won all three games in the season opener in Oil City Tip-Off last weekend in Casper, as Trojans Green River (76-58), Rock Springs (67-38) and Crosstown rivals Natrona County (55-43) defeated. . With 3-15 KW has already balanced out its winning total from last season.
Senior Tyler Pacheco, who hit a career high of 30 points against Green River and 25 against NC, averages 21.3 points per game to lead the Trojans. Kelly Walsh has also received double digits from Seniors Caden Allaire, Davis Crilly and Zach Enyert.
The Trojans are supposed to face Lyman; Evanston; and Fruita Monument, Colorado, this weekend.
The Natrona County Fillies also went through with wins over Laramie (44-37), Cheyenne South (76-17) and Kelly Walsh (61-52) 3-0 last weekend.
Senior Emma Patik and junior Megan Hagar scored double digits in all three games. Patik averages 18.3 points per game and Hagar 13.3 ppg.
NC meets Pinedale, Fruita Monument and Lyman this weekend.
The Kelly Walsh girls and Natrona County boys both went 1-2 last weekend. The Trojans defeated Rock Springs (53-50) and lost to Green River (53-39) and NC, while the Mustangs defeated Laramie (52-46) and lost to Cheyenne South (63-61) and KW.
In addition to the Flaming Gorge Classic, in which teams from all over the state as well as Colorado, Utah and Idaho participate, tournaments are planned in Lander, Douglas, Big Horn, Lingle and Shoshoni.
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