Disappointed Troopers look back on overall ‘awesome year’


SHERIDAN — Cody Kilpatrick will cherish this season because of his teammates. Carter Dubberley will remember it for a tournament win in Dickinson, North Dakota. For Ben Phillips, it’s the great team pitching and the Ted Williams-like hitting of Kilpatrick and Trevor Stowe.

And Dalton Nelson — he hopes this is the team that will be looked back on as the squad that birthed a run of dominance.

After Casper eliminated them from the Wyoming Legion AA tournament Wednesday, the Sheridan Troopers’ 2021 is over, relegated to just memories.

“I told them I was proud of them and that they had a great season,” Phillips, the Troopers’ manager, said Thursday. “I know this isn’t the way we wanted it to end. It’s disappointing.”

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