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Laramie boys down Riverton 2-0 at state soccer tourney

May 16, 2013 - Staff

The Laramie Plainsmen scored one first half goal and added insurance in the 59th minute to effectively end Riverton's hopes for a boys Class 4-A soccer championship. In opening-round state tournament play in Rock Springs Thursday afternoon, Laramie (11-4-1) beat Riverton (8-6-2) 2-0 to advance to Friday's semifinal game against the winner of the Cheyenne Central vs. Kelly Walsh match.

Riverton falls to consolation play and will challenge the loser of the Cheyenne Central vs. Kelly Walsh match Friday at 11 a.m.

In other first round games, Gillette smashed Casper Natrona 5-0 and Sheridan beat Rock Springs 2-0. In the first three tournament games, the East has dominated the West in Class 4-A.

Look in Friday's Ranger for game photos and details.

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