Former Douglas basketball star Allyson Fertig is lacing her sneakers, decorating her dorm and making herself right at home in Laramie.
National Sports News
Ear-to-ear smiles dominated every Lady Cat face. Their eyes were brightly lit. Adrenalin surged through their veins, further animating their wild movements.
It’s crunch time, and the top-ranked, undefeated Lady Cats aren’t wasting any time aiming for the brass ring – a third (should be fourth, but we will get to that in a moment) state title in four years.
The Lady Cats’ defense once again paved the way to a shattering 76-32 win – this time against Newcastle – to cap a perfect 18-0 regular season.
After a blowout 72-22 win at home against Buffalo Feb. 18, the Lady Cats show no signs of slowing down as they prep for the regional tournament.
The Lady Cats seemingly show no signs of stopping their winning streak, blowing through Wheatland 77-42 Thursday before annihilating Torrington 85-43 Friday.
As the fourth quarter clock ticked down Friday, it was clear the home game against Rawlins would go into overtime after the Outlaws hit a three-pointer with eight seconds left.
Allyson Fertig towers above much of the Bearcat competition on the hardwood. She is, by most standards, a standout – and not just because of her height, but more because of her athleticism, personal code of ethics and team leadership.
Years of sharing the court together from a young age brings about a special bond when athletes spend months together at practices, tournaments on the road and a lengthy regular season schedule.