Despite No Games, Lusk New #1 In WyoPreps Rankings


Niobrara County (Lusk) hasn’t even played a game yet, but the Tigers jumped over Southeast as the new number one in the latest 9-man coaches and media poll.

Southeast had more 1st place votes, 8-6, but Niobrara County made the leap behind 192 total points compared to 174 for the Cyclones.

The two teams meet on September 25th in Lusk.

Shoshoni is still #3, followed by Pine Bluffs and Rocky Mountain. Pine Bluffs and Rocky Mountain are both on the Tigers schedule this season as well.

Thunder Basin of Gillette is the new #1 in 4A and Wheatland captures the top spot in 2A.

No changes were made in 3A where Jackson is still the #1 team, and Meeteetse still holds down 6-man.

Niobrara County opens the season on Friday at home with St. Stephens. We’ll be joined by Tigers head coach Ryan Nelson this Saturday on Sports Weekly starting at 8:06 am on KCSR and

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