Gillette’s Cale Miessler and Big Horn’s Christian Mayer set unofficial total yardage records in 2014, Miessler breaking the state’s unofficial passing yards record and Mayer the receiving yards record.

Miessler threw for 2,319 yards in 2014, breaking the unofficial record of 2,241 set by Wheatland’s Casey Bramlet in 1998.

Mayer had 1,116 receiving yards, breaking the unofficial record set by Central’s Josh Borm in 2010 of 1,111.

Rawlins’ Jace Allard placed third, behind Miessler and Bramlet, for most passing yards in a season with 2,238 yards this season. His teammate, Isaac Jefferson, is now fifth on the single-season receiving chart with his 1,067 yards.

Gillette’s Talon Nelson finished with 1,097 receiving yards, good for third all-time, unofficially.

Mountain View’s Cade Covington finished the season with 229 defensive points, good for ninth all-time.

Allard’s single-game best of 404 yards against Green River this season is unofficially the fifth-best single-game passing performance in state history. Cheyenne South’s Austin Barker threw for 384 yards against Cheyenne Central, good for seventh-best in a single game.

Greybull’s Wyatt Nielson had the best receiving game of the year, 210 yards versus Big Piney, unofficially good for sixth all-time in a single game.

See the full list of top 10 single-game and single-season performances here. If you know of missing games or seasons, please email me at and include in your email any and all possible documentation to verify the record claim.


3 Thoughts on “Gillette’s Miessler, Big Horn’s Mayer set unofficial individual records in 2014

  1. Dahl Erickson on November 24, 2014 at 12:33 pm said:

    Hey Patrick,

    Along the line of unofficial individual records, do you have any information on touchdown passes in a game? We had a kid (Reese Hiibel) throw 6 in Worland in Week 7 which is a Star Valley school record but I was wondering how that stacks up against everybody else. Any insights?


  2. Patrick on November 25, 2014 at 6:17 am said:

    Hi Dahl,

    No clue. Sorry…


  3. Dahl Erickson on November 25, 2014 at 9:46 am said:

    Ok, well maybe I’ll make a few calls. Thanks anyway~


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