Buffalo High School senior Colby Bessler laughs after teammate Coy Johnson got up off the bench at the wrong time on Thursday on senior night. Five seniors started the senior night game, leaving only the two who volunteered not to start.
Buffalo High School senior Hunter Stone leads the varsity team in their mid-court huddle before the start of the game on Thursday for senior night. The every-game ritual kicks off the game with a chant with the whole team before the starters take the floor.
Buffalo High School senior Coy Johnson pushes through a Newcastle defender before shooting for two on Thursday on senior night. Coy was Buffalo’s second highest scorer with 16 points against Thermopolis.
Buffalo High School senior Colby Bessler drops for a 3-point shot during the second quarter against Newcastle on Thursday. Bessler was hot from outside the 3-point line, scoring all 21 of his points from the line.
Buffalo High School junior Nathan Killian pulls the ball away before attempting a shot in the fourth quarter on Thursday on senior night. Killian finished with five points - all scored in the fourth quarter.
All seven of Buffalo’s seniors were checked into the game in the final minutes of the fourth quarter on Thursday on senior night. Buffalo took the technical foul so that all of the seniors could stand together on the court one final time during the senior game.
Buffalo High School celebrated senior night for seven varsity boys basketball players before the start of their game against Thermopolis on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. All seven seniors play varsity: Kollen Milmine, Coy Johnson, Hyrum Hatch, Hunter Stone, Taylor Swanston, Colby Bessler and Calvin Rule, and five took the floor to start the senior game. The Bison decided to put all seven seniors on the court together, taking the technical foul in order to get them all together one last time on their home court. Buffalo won 88-56 over Thermopolis to win their final regular season game.