By Liz Wood 

Lady Tigers take third at state


Liz Wood

Alyssa Barkhurst fights to keep the ball from the Upton defenders Saturday morning at the Casper College gym. Barkhurst scored 29 points to lead the Lady Tigers in a third place finish at the Wyoming 1A State Basketball tournament.

Alyssa Barkhurst brought her "A game" to the 1A Wyoming State Tournament Saturday morning against the Upton Bobcats.

Barkhurst broke her career record with 29 points, delivering 21 of them in the second half to take the Tigers on to a third place finish at state.

Barkhurst was surprised to discover she had broken her record. "It was pretty intense ... we had to focus on our game," she said.

Barkhurst said she was struggling the first half and the coaches kept telling her during the huddle, "'this is our game'. We have been saying this all year, but this is the first time it hit me – this...

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