Three players from Wyoming will be a part of the 2019 Can-Am Bowl, a six-man all-star game.

Farson’s Clancy Gines and Lain Mitchelson and Meeteetse’s Kirwin Johnson will be a part of Team USA, Farson coach Trip Applequist said via email on Friday.

The game takes place every July in Saskatchewan. A six-man all-star team from the United States faces a six-man all-star team of players from Saskatchewan and Alberta. Full rosters are not yet available.

The game will be July 6 in Wakaw, Saskatchewan.

This will be the 23rd Can-Am Bowl. Team USA has an 18-4 series edge and won last year’s game 68-30. Wyoming players began playing in the Can-Am Bowl in 2014.

Applequist and Farson’s Scott Reed will be among the coaches for the team.

The Team USA provided by Applequist includes:

Montana: Cobe Begger, Caleb Fix, Joey Hale, Bill Hansen, Caleb Hess, Seth Prevost, Bryce Reitz, Jake Solomon, Zane Somerfeld, JR Spenser, Sawyer Thiel, Tyler Thiessen, AJ Ullmer, Colby Zentner.
Nebraska: AJ Jenkins.
Texas: Trisdon Bynum, Toby Cran, Bastion Pickens, Corbin Ruthehardt, Corbin Schrotke, Jake Weiser.
Wyoming: Clancy Gines, Kirwin Johnson, Lain Mitchelson.


Updated 8:40 a.m. Saturday, June 29, to include the Team USA roster.

2 Thoughts on “Three Wyoming players to play in six-man Can-Am Bowl

  1. Jim Schmiedt on June 28, 2019 at 12:08 pm said:

    Do we have a list of Wyoming players from the Can-Am Bowls?

  2. Patrick on June 29, 2019 at 8:34 am said:

    We do!

    2018: Mark Largent, Kaycee; Danny Ramirez, Kaycee. (USA won 68-30.)
    2017: Dalton Abarr, Meeteetse; Garrett Cooper, Lingle; Reed Stafford, Kaycee. (USA won 67-49.)
    2016: Braden Duncan, Snake River; Carter Johnson, Meeteetse; Shawn Shepperson, Meeteetse. (USA won 61-22.)
    2015: Tanner Jensen, Snake River; Rowan Hawk, Dubois. (USA won 16-9.)
    2014: Sterling Baker, Dubois; Seth Bennett, Meeteetse. (USA won 53-16; Baker was the defensive MVP; Bennett was the offensive MVP.)


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