Lady Rangers beat Tabiona at home tournament

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The Kemmerer Lady Rangers are a young, scrappy team. They fought hard at the first Fossil Country Classic in Kemmerer last weekend, and were able to secure one win out of their four contests.

The Lady Rangers are now 4–6 on the season.

On Friday, Jan. 4, the Lady Rangers faced off against 1A Cokeville and lost 65–28.

The Kemmerer girls played Rich County on Friday night and lost 55–40. Sophomore Madelyn Gregory had a double-double against Rich, scoring 15 points and logging 11 rebounds, three assists and one block.

Freshman Olivia Nielson also logged a double-double against Rich, with 19 points, 10 rebounds and one steal.

On Saturday, Jan. 5, the Lady Rangers picked up their first victory of the tournament against Tabiona, Utah, with a score of 37–30.

Kyla Pollard had five points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals against Tabiona.

Nielson had five points, seven rebounds and four steals against Tabiona.

Kinzee Painter had 10 points, five rebounds, one assist, four steals and one block in the victory against Tabiona.

For the Lady Rangers’ last game of the Fossil Country Classic, they faced off against Little Snake River, and lost 48–45 in overtime. Pollard had three three-pointers against Little Snake River.

The Lady Rangers play at Pinedale on Friday, Jan. 11, with the J.V. game at 4:00 p.m. and the varsity contest to follow at 5:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Jan. 12, the Lady Rangers host Farson-Eden, with the J.V. game at noon and the girls' varsity game at 1:30 p.m.