Warrior Basketball Face The Bridger Valley This Weekend
Written by Chance Bond on February 3, 2023
After the cancelation of the Sheridan Basketball game on Saturday the Warriors will be on the court for matchups with the Bridger Valley.
Mountain View on Friday, for the WPC “White Out” game, and Saturday for the Lyman Eagles. Both are at home in the Warrior Gymnasium.
The Warriors are 10-3 this season with their 3 losses early in the season to St. Thomas More, Scottsbluff, and Cody.
Worland is 3-0 in Conference with wins over Lovell 57-40, Powell 72-66, and Thermopolis 67-41.
The Warriors are currently ranked number 2 in the WyoPreps Coaches and Media Boys Basketball Poll.
Friday the Warriors take on the Mountain View Buffalos at 7:00 pm.
Mountain View is 2-13 this season with both their wins against Big Piney 61-55 and 52-41.
Worland and Mountain View have met once already this season back on January 7th at the Rawlins Winter Classic. The Warriors won 59-36.
Saturday the Warriors will play the Lyman Eagles at 1:00 pm.
Lyman is 8-5 this season with losses to Ririe, ID. Natrona County, Kelly Walsh, Thermopolis 48-42, and Pinedale 42-41.
The Eagles are 2-1 in the Southwest Conference with their win over Lander 65-61.
Lyman is the Wyoming 3A number 5 ranked team.
Worland has the number 5 ranked offense averaging 59.2 points per game, they are number 1 in shooting percentage with 47.4% from the field.
Defensively the Warriors are ranked 4th overall allowing 48.1 points per game and 13th in rebounding with 24 rebounds per game.
Mountain View has the 12th-ranked scoring offense averaging 46.3 points per game, with the 14th-ranked shooting team at 34.8%.
Defensively the Buffalos are ranked 13th overall allowing 58.5 points per game and 5th in rebounds with 29.6 per game.
Lyman has the number 11th-ranked team in scoring averaging 47.2 points per game and shooting 42.8% from the field which is the 11th ranked in Wyoming 3A Basketball.
Defensively the Eagles are ranked number 2 allowing 44.3 points per game and are 6th in rebounding with 28.7 per game.
The Warriors have four players averaging double digits in scoring per game led by Senior Carter Clark with 14.4 points per game, followed by Senior Court Gonsalez with 12.8 points per game, Senior Brock Douzenis averages 11.2 points per game, and Senior Kade Weber with 10.5 points per game.
Douzenis leads the team in rebounding with an average of 4.7 per game.
Five Warriors have 20-plus assists on the season Weber, Douzenis, Gonsalez, Clark, and Owen Page.
Mountain View is led in scoring by Dane Branson who averages 13.2 points per game, next is Braden walker with an average of 8.5 points per game.
The Buffalos are led in rebounding by Branson as well with 9.9 per game, Branson also leads the team in assists steals, and blocks.
Lyman is led in scoring by Braydon Bradshaw averaging 14 points per game, followed by McKoy Smith with 13.5 points per game.
Bradshaw also leads the team in rebounds with 8 per game as well as blocks with 13 on the season.
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