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Wyoming State High School Football Championship Results

November 10, 2017
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The University of Wyoming is playing host to the Wyoming State High School Football Championships Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11. For more information about the Wyoming High School Athletic Association, go to http://www.whsaa.org/.

Sheridan Wins Third Straight Class 4A Championship

November 11, 2017 -- Sheridan’s Aaron Sessions returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, then made a huge interception with three minutes left in the game, as the Broncs fended off Casper Natrona’s second-half surge to take the Class 4A state championship, 28-14.

It is the third straight title for Sheridan and the school’s 26th overall, as one of the smallest schools in 4A defeated Wyoming’s largest-enrollment high school in a rematch of the 2016 championship game. It was the Broncs’ sixth straight win over the Mustangs.

Natrona closed the gap to 14-7 following a fake punt and unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Sheridan with a little over four minutes left in the third period. But Sheridan forced a fumble inside Natrona’s 10-yard line just before the end of the third, and the Broncs capitalized to go up 21-7.

Natrona’s Brett Brenton then scored on a hook-and-lateral play to make the score 21-14. The Mustangs were driving with about three minutes left in the game, but Sessions returned his interception from deep in Sheridan’s red zone to inside the Natrona 10, and quarterback Aaron Woodward ran it in to make the final score 28-14.

Sheridan finished the season 12-0, while Natrona ended at 10-2, its only two losses coming to the Broncs.

For game results, click here.

Pine Bluffs Wins Thrilling 1A 11-Man Championship Game

November 11, 2017  Senior quarterback Haize Fornstrom led a last-minute drive, capped by a somersaulting six-yard touchdown run with 43 seconds remaining, to give Pine Bluffs a 20-16 victory over Big Horn for the Class 1A 11-man state championship.

Big Horn converted two fourth-quarter turnovers into touchdowns, giving the Rams a 16-13 lead after they trailed 13-3 with seven minutes left in the game. But the Hornets winning 52-yard drive, which began with 3:35 on the clock, gave them their second straight championship.

From his defensive safety position, Fornstrom also knocked away a final Hail Mary pass by Big Horn quarterback Quinn McCafferty to seal the victory.

Earlier, on the the final play of the first half, Fornstrom scrambled for an 60-yard touchdown to put his team ahead 13-3. In all, he accumulated 148 yards rushing and 82 yards passing.

The Hornets finished the season at 11-0, which included a 22-21 regular-season overtime victory over the Rams. Big Horn, which dropped down a division after winning the 2A state title last season, finished 9-2.

For game results, click here.

Kaycee Wins Third Straight Class 1A Six-Man Title

November 11, 2017 -- Kaycee won its third straight Class 1A six-man state championship, defeating Farson-Eden, 55-30, in a rematch of the 2016 title game.

It was the Buckaroos’ 31st victory in a row, the second-longest streak in state history. Laramie holds the all-time mark at 34 games without a loss.

Kaycee charged out to a 42-18 lead at the end of the third quarter, then the teams traded scores in the final period.

Kaycee finished the season 11-0, while Farson-Eden ends with a 9-2 record.

For game results, click here.

Cody Shuts Out Torrington for 3A Championship

November 10, 2017 – Stingy defense led Cody to a 20-0 victory over Torrington for the Class 3A championship.

After upsetting two-time and undefeated state champion Star Valley in last week’s semifinals, the Broncs continued their strong defensive play to win their fifth state championship -- their first since 2014 -- and finish the season with an 8-3 record.

Cody’s Charlie Beaudrie scored one touchdown on offense and returned an interception 93 yards for another score with just over two minutes left in the game to seal the Broncs’ victory.

Torrington, which finished 9-2, was playing in its first state championship game since 1996.

For game results, click here.

Mountain View Scores Late to Defeat Glenrock for Class 2A Title

November 10, 2017 -- A 12-yard pass from Kimball Madsen to Braeden Walk with seven seconds left in the game lifted Mountain View to the Class 2A championship over Glenrock, 35-28.

In a clash of offensive styles, the Buffaloes scored three times in the second half while holding the top-ranked Herders scoreless to come back after trailing 21-7 early in the second period and facing a 28-14 halftime deficit. The late touchdown broke a 28-28 tie.

Glenrock, which finished the season 9-2, accumulated 376 yards on the ground with its high-powered rushing attack, but the balance of Mountain View -- 126 yards rushing and 317 yards passing -- propelled the Buffaloes to their fifth state title in school history, with the last championship coming in 2014. Mountain View finished the season 9-2.

For game results, click here.


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