Locals to take part in WCA All-Star games


TORRINGTON – A trio of locals will take part in the Wyoming Coaches Association All-Star volleyball and basketball games.

The games will be played at Casper College on Saturday, July 23 beginning at 1 p.m. with the volleyball match. The girls’ basketball game will follow at 3 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow at 5 p.m.

Southeast High School graduate Jordan Stoddard will take part in the volleyball match for the South squad.

Stoddard helped lead the Lady Cyclones to a third-place finish at last season’s state volleyball tournament. She led the team with 64 blocks and was second on the team with 182 kills. She also served up 22 aces on the season.

In the basketball game, Torrington High School graduates Reece Halley and Mattie Jones will get to play together one more time.

The Lady Blazer duo helped the team to the consolation championship game at the 3A state tournament last March. Halley led the team with 16 points and 9.7 rebounds per game, while Jones was second on the team in scoring with 9.4 points and led the team in assists and steals per game with 3.1 and 2.4, respectively.

South volleyball roster:

Faith Brandt (Rock Springs), Kaycee Bugas (Mountain View), Emily Freeland (Evanston), Whitnee Hale (Star Valley), Brice Hansen (Lyman), Mia Hutchinson (Star Valley), Kamryn Jenkins (Star Valley), Jessie Jerome (Rawlins), Kayla Lesh (Cheyenne South), Jaden Shelit (Pine Bluffs), Jordan Stoddard (Southeast) and Rylee Jo Ward (Burns). Head Coach: Brecia Hansen (Lyman), Associate Coach: Courtney Walker (Lyman) and Assistant Coach: Brian Toomer (Star Valley)

South girlsí basketball roster:

Emmie Barnes (Cokeville), Dezreen C’Hair (Wyoming Indian), Megan Counts (Green River), Roree Cowley (Cheyenne Central), Reece Halley (Torrington), Mattie Jones (Torrington), Olivia Nielson (Kemmerer), Allison Olsen (Douglas), Roxanne Rogers (Pinedale) and Charlsie Rose (Lyman). Head Coach: Jessica Moretti (Mountain View), Associate Coach: Clinton Landon (Green River) and Assistant Coach: Rick Carroll (Green River)