Lady Braves start season with win
by Ross DuBray
The Cheyenne Eagle Butte Lady Braves traveled to McLaughlin last Tuesday night for their season opener and came home victorious over the Lady Midgets 63-61 in the District matchup. Cheyenne Eagle Butte jumped out to an early lead and went into halftime with a seven-point lead over McLaughlin 36-29. McLaughlin closed the gap in the fourth quarter and made a run at C-EB, however the Lady Braves held off the Midgets to hold on to the win 63-61. C-EB finished with four players in double digit scoring as junior Kaleb Shepherd led the charge with 16 points followed by her sister Marquel Shepherd who had 15. Nelly Dupris ended with 15 and sophomore Cassidy Hollow Horn finished with 11. River Gunville, K’Lona Lofton, and Angela Ducheneaux finished with two points each. The Braves shot 15 of 29 from the free throw line. Shayla Gayton led the Lady Midgets in scoring with 22 points followed by Jayda Bad Horse who finished with 12.