Lingle-Ft. Laramie Lady Doggers Earn 2A East Regional Basketball Runner-Up, Boys Get Stunned

Feb 25, 2024 | Sports, Uncategorized

Burns, WY February 25th — The Lingle-Ft. Laramie Lady Doggers made it to the 2A East Regional Basketball Championship game for the second year in a row at the 2024 Tournament in Burns, WY. The Lady Doggers fell short in the Championship game against the Tongue River Lady Eagles 45-40, earning the 2 seed for the State Tournament next week in Casper, WY.

The Lady Doggers defeated Wright in the first round, 46-31.

Lingle-Fort Laramie46

Jordynn Speckner   12 PTS/4 REB/4 STL
Skyla Wunder   12 PTS/2 3PM/4 STL
Brenly Shipp   7 PTS/9 REB
Natalie Speckner   7 PTS/8 REB
Holly Leiseth   6 PTS/8 REB
Charlotte Speckner   2 PTS/3 REB

Lingle cruised through the semifinal round on Friday, defeating Pine Bluffs 50-32.

Pine Bluffs32
Lingle-Fort Laramie50

Natalie Speckner   17 PTS/1 3PM/14 REB
Skyla Wunder   15 PTS/1 3PM/9 STL
Jordynn Speckner   11 PTS/1 3PM/6 REB
Brenly Shipp   6 PTS/1 3PM
Holly Leiseth 1 PTS/6 STL

The #1 ranked Tongue River Lady Eagles got the best of Lingle in the 2A East Championship game, 45-40.

Tongue River45
Lingle-Fort Laramie40

Skyla Wunder   15 PTS/2 3PM/5 REB
Natalie Speckner   14 PTS/3 3PM/9 REB
Jordynn Speckner   5 PTS/1 3PM/7 REB
Charlotte Speckner   4 PTS
Avary Rising   2 PTS


The 2A East Regional Boys Tournament was nothing but heartbreak for the Lingle-Ft. Laramie Doggers. The #1 seeded Lingle-Ft. Laramie Boys had their season cut short with a loss to the Lusk Tigers, 42-41.

The Doggers lost their first round game to the #4 seed Sundance Bulldogs, 44-41.

Lingle-Fort Laramie41

Brady Cook   20 PTS/14 REB/6 BLK
Brody Roberts   9 PTS/7 REB
Anthony Arnusch   8 PTS/1 3PM
Elijah Hatch   4 PTS/5 REB

The Doggers then lost a close one to the Lusk Tigers, 42-41.

Niobrara County42
Lingle-Fort Laramie41

Brady Cook   13 PTS/10 REB/5 BLK
Brody Roberts   11 PTS/5 REB
Skyler Thomas   6 PTS
Elijah Hatch   6 PTS/5 REB
Ned Nelson   3 PTS/1 3PM
Anthony Arnusch   2 PTS/5 AST