By VIRGINIA GIORGIS
LARAMIE – The Lyman Eagles turned in a perfect season and remained undefeated when they met the Lovell Bulldogs in the 2A championship football game on Saturday, Nov. 10 at War Memorial Stadium on the UW campus.
With a late-in-the game play, the Eagles were able to top the Bulldogs, 22-20, and walk away with the state championship. These two teams had met last year in the championship game, and Lovell had walked away the winner.
The Eagles got revenge earlier this year playing in the regular season when they knocked of Lovell. Not necessarily a grudge match, but both teams were up and ready for the final game of the season. Lyman was able to make the final score to stay on top, but the outcome had looked a little risky when senior Kyle Stokes fumbled in the third quarter. The Bulldogs were able to score, and Lovell took the lead 20-16 with only 6:30 left in the third quarter.
Stokes was able to make an interception which set Lyman up for the final drive to win the game.
The championship game was the fourth time the two teams had met in two years.For the complete article see the 11-16-2012 issue.
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