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Gillette College set to host Region IX Basketball Tournament

(Gillette, Wyo.) Following a stunning upset by the Lady Pronghorns of the Casper College Thunderbirds, Gillette College took the top spot in the region, and the chance to call a coin toss to determine where this year's regional championships would take place. Winning the game and the coin toss has given the women home team advantage when the tournament begins on March 1st. The games will continue until the final on March 5th at 6 p.m., and Campbell County High School South Campus will host. “The team continues to improve and certainly put themselves in a great situation to host the tournament,” said Gillette College Athletic Director Jenni Winter. “We are so excited that their accomplishment allows us to showcase the hospitality and energy of Gillette.” One-day passes will be $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $4 for students with a photo ID (children under 6 may enter free of charge). Tournament Passes are also available for $25. The game schedule is as follows: *Tuesday, March 1:* - Game 1: Casper Community College vs. Lamar Community College – 3:00 p.m. - Game 2: McCook Community College vs. Miles Community College – 5:00 p.m. - Game 3: Gillette College vs. Little Big Horn College – 7:00 p.m. *Wednesday, March 2:* - Game 4: Central Wyoming College vs. Northeastern Junior College – 1:00 p.m. - Game 5: Otero Junior College vs. Northwest College – 3:00 p.m. - Game 6: Sheridan College vs. Trinidad State Junior College – 5:00 p.m. - Game 7: Eastern Wyoming College vs. Western Wyoming Community College – 7:00 p.m. *Thursday, March 3:* - Quarterfinal 1: Western Nebraska Community College vs. Game 4 Winner – 1:00 p.m. - Quarterfinal 2: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner – 3:00 p.m. - Quarterfinal 3: Game 2 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner – 5:00 p.m. - Quarterfinal 4: Game 3 Winner vs. Game 7 Winner – 7:00 p.m. *Friday, March 4:* - Semifinal 1: Quarterfinal 1 Winner vs. Quarterfinal 2 Winner – 5:00 p.m. - Semifinal 2: Quarterfinal 3 Winner vs. Quarterfinal 4 Winner – 7:00 p.m. *Saturday, March 5* - Final: Semifinal 1 Winner vs. Semifinal 2 Winner – 6:00 p.m. You can print out your brackets here ! #county17 #news