The Casper College basketball teams posted important wins over Northwest of Powell on Wednesday night at the Erickson Gym.  The T-Bird women improved to 19-2 on the year with a 70-63 win over Northwest thanks to 13 points each from Emily Robertson and Lucy Hoskova with Ashlie Larson chipping in 10 points. The Birds remain in first place in the Region IX north conference despite missing 14 free throws in the contest.

The Casper College men prevailed over Northwest 100-85 as the Birds attempted a whopping 49 free throws and made 41 of them. Chase Winchester led the way with 30 points for Casper while Sheridan native Blake Godwin contributed 17. The T-Birds improved to 16-5 on the year and both C.C. teams will be at Sheridan College on Saturday.