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2017-01-16T02:47


SEM Now 9-0


SEM keeps up their winning ways as they took two contests this past week. Their first game was a win over Ansley-Litchfield and the score was 59-47. Jason Line led the way for SEM with 29 points. In the Mustangs next game they took down Pleasanton via blowout with the score being 58-35. SEM will look to maintain their undefeated record as they will face Anselmo-Merna and Eustis-Farnam this week. 


Lady Mustangs Drop Two More 



SEM had two games this past week and the Lady Mustangs fell in each of them. Their first game was a loss to Ansley-Litchfield by a score of 55-26. Sage Williams led the way for SEM with eight points. SEM then fell to Pleasanton by a score 52-23. Pleasanton was able to score in  a variety of ways to push them towards the victory. Mikayla Dittmar led the way with five points. 
2017-01-16T02:29


Elm Creek Takes Two More



Elm Creek had two games this past week and they were able to win each of them. They first took down Axtell by a score of 54-46. The difference in the game seemed to be a 12-7 fourth quarter in which Elm Creek was the winner. Allison Bauer had 16 points in the win. Elm Creek then beat Kenesaw by a score of 52-10. It was 21-2 run in the second quarter that propelled them to the win. Bauer had 23 points and Claire Cornell recorded 22 points. Elm Creek is now 12-1 and will face Pleasanton and Franklin this week.
2017-01-16T11:48


Arapahoe Now 6-7


Arapahoe had three games this past week and they fell in two of the three contests. Arapahoe first fell to Southwest by a score of 46-39. For Arapahoe, Gentry Anderson led the way with 15 points. Arapahoe’s next game was a win against Elwood with the score being 69-45. It was knotted up at 15 after one-quarter of play, but Arapahoe imposed their will throughout the game. Anderson and Yordi Gutierrez each scored 14 points in the game. Arapahoe then fell to Dundy-County-Stratton in a nail-biter of a game. The Tigers took down the Warriors 43-40. Anderson led the way with 15 points. Arapahoe will face Axtell and Southern Valley this week. 


Lady Warriors Drop Three More



Arapahoe has been struggling this season, and the Lady Warriors fell three more times this past week. Arapahoe began the week with a loss to Southwest with the score being 53-28. Southwest jumped to a 22-9 lead at half time and they continued to dominate outscoring Arapahoe 31-19 in the second half. For Arapahoe Alayna Whipple led the way with seven points. Arapahoe then faced Elwood and lost by a score of 63-43. The Lady Warriors led 15-14 after one quarter but after that there was no looking back from Elwood as they dominated the remainder of the game. Whipple again led the way with 12 points. In their final game of the week Arapahoe fell 71-18 to Dundy-County-Stratton. Brielle Weverka led the way with nine points for Arapahoe. The Lady Warriors will face Axtell and Southern Valley this upcoming week. 
2017-01-16T10:09



Elwood Picks up Second Win


Elwood had a trio of games this past week and they took one of those three games. The first game of the week was a win for them against Anselmo-Merna. It was a back and forth contest but Elwood was able to prevail behind 30 points from Kallen Nickell. Elwood then dropped their next two games, the first against Arapahoe 69-45, and then to Loomis, 69-40. Elwood will try and bounce back this week against Overton and Medicine Valley. 


Lady Pirates Now 5-7



Elwood had three games this past week and they won one of the three contests. Anselmo-Merna was the first opponent and Elwood fell 54-33. It was a game that was never close as Anselmo-Merna jumped out to a 29-15 lead at half, and they never looked book. For Elwood Baylee Diefenbaugh led the way for nine points. Elwood bounced back though beating Arapahoe 63-43. The first half was close, as the score was 28-26 in favor of Elwood, but in the second half Elwood outscored Arapahoe 35-17. Elwood then fell to Loomis the next night by a score of 48-34. Elwood will face Overton and Medicine Valley this week and look to capture a pair of wins. 
2017-01-16T09:47



Wilcox-Hildreth played host to Loomis on Friday night and each team was able to capture a win. Loomis was the victor in the girls game, taking it 68-36. In the boys game, the home team was victorious as Wilcox-Hildreth one 43-40.
In the girls game, it was a shootout in the first quarter as each team traded baskets and it was a 15-10 score in favor of Loomis. In the second quarter, the Lady Wolves were able to pull ahead and they led 30-18 at the intermission.
In the second half, it was all Loomis as they put up 38 points to Wilcox-Hildreth’s 18. For Wilcox-Hildreth Abby Quadhammer had a good game recording 19 points. For Loomis Darla Thorell had 20 points to lead the way and McKayla Meyer had 17. 
Loomis was able to keep up their winning ways by beating Elwood on Saturday 48-34. For Wilcox-Hildreth they fell to Eustis-Farnam 41-27 on Saturday.
In the boys game, it was a much closer game throughout. After the first quarter of play it was knotted up at 11, but in the second the Falcons were able to pull ahead and lead 20-16 at the half.
The second half was a back and forth affair, each team along turns going on runs. The third quarter was dominated by Loomis and they led 29-27 after three-quarters. But in the fourth Wilcox-Hildreth played strong defense, and with the help of four straight points via a 15-foot jumper and a pair of free throws in the last 10 seconds from Lantz Grauerholz, Wilcox-Hildreth was able to pull out the victory.
For Loomis Andrew Lauby played well recording 18 points and for Wilcox-Hildreth, Caleb Springer had 15 points. 
Loomis bounced back on Saturday and beat Elwood 69-40. For the Falcons, they were able to beat Eustis-Farnam in double overtime on Saturday. 
2017-01-16T09:38



Southern Valley Now 7-6



Southern Valley had three games this past week and they went 2-1 in those contests. Their first game was a win against Chase County by a score of 53-39. Chase County led after one quarter of play, 10-9, but Southern Valley began to play well in the second quarter and they never looked back. Drake Shearer had 17 points in the contest. Their loss during the week came in the next game against Broken Bow by a score of 54-34. Broken Bow used a strong first and fourth quarter to win, outscoring the Eagles 33-14 in those periods. In Southern Valley’s final game of the week it was a close game, but they won by a score of 43-37. Southern Valley will face Arapahoe this week.
2017-01-15T06:20


Axtell Struggles, Now 1-12


Axtell had a trio of games this past week and the Wildcats fell in each of them. Their first loss was to Amherst by a score of 80-38. Amherst jumped on top of Axtell right away, leading 24-10 after one quarter, and there was no looking back from there. For the Wildcats Creighton Kring recorded 10 points. Axtell then faced another good team, that being Elm Creek and they fell 72-28. Tyler Danburg led the way for Axtell with 8 points. The Wildcats final game of the week was a loss to Lawrence-Nelson by a score of 57-39. Junior Jake Marsh led the way with 16 points for Axtell. Axtell will face Arapahoe and Wilcox-Hildreth this week. 


Lady Wildcats Go 2-1 in Past Week



Axtell had three games this past week and they went 2-1 in those games. The week began with a win against Amherst by a score of 52-31. It was tightly contested in the first Axtell led 15-13 at the half but Axtell out scored Amherst 37 to 18 in the second half. Regan Miller led the way with 13 points. Elm Creek was the next opponent for Axtell and they fell by a score of 54-46. It was a 12-7 run by Elm Creek to finish the game that seemed to be the difference. Sophie Mellema finished the game with 18 points on seven-for-nine shooting. Axtell bounced back though and beat Lawrence-Nelson 61-46. Axtell is 10-3 on the season now and will face Arapahoe and Wilcox-Hildreth this week.
2017-01-15T04:55


Cambridge Now 10-1



Cambridge had a pair of games and they were able to win each of them. Cambridge first beat Sutherland by a score of 62-49. Cambridge began the game with a great lead and at the intermission they were ahead 30-20. They never looked back and continued to play well. Clea Shaner led the way with 21 points for the Lady Trojans. Cambridge then faced Maxwell and throttled them by a score of 49-13. Another big night for Alea Shaner resulted in 20 points. Cambridge will next face Dundy-County-Stratton before beginning conference play. 
2017-01-15T04:06



Gothenburg Now 14-0, Cozad Drops Two More


The  3rd ranked Gothenburg Swedes continued to roll along on Thursday night downing Cozad 75-32. In the process they improved to 13-0 on the season. Gothenburg made quick work of Cozad jumping out to a 30-15 lead at half and then they continued that domination in the second half. The key for Gothenburg was it’s ability to get into the paint, they shot 76 % from the floor in the second half. Cozad on the other hand, was just 4-23 in the game from beyond the three point line. Gothenburg was led by Collin Hahn and Ty Clement who each scored 14 points, Dawson Graham and Will Healey were also in double figures with 11. The Haymakers who dropped to 8-4 on the year, were led by Trestian Siemering who scored seven. 

Later in the week Cozad faced Centura and fell by a score of 55-49. They will next face Lexington and Holdrege. And for Gothenburg then took down Chase County via blowout 79-56. Dawson Graham went off for 32 points in the victory. Their next opponents will be Broken Bow and Hastings. 




Lady Swedes Now 4-10, Cozad Now 6-8


Cozad stopped a five game winning streak with a 38-27 win over Gothenburg. After the Swedes closed to within 22-19 early the fourth quarter Cozad responded with a run that was led by two unlikely players. Senior Alyssa Schneider who averages less that one point per game scored five big points in that stretch and reserve guard Abigal Corneilus hit a big three pointer that helped put the game away. Cozad was led by Sarah Yocom and Kennedy Berreckman who each had eight points as Cozad improved to 5-8 on the season. Gracie Stienike led Gothenburg with 11 points as the Swedes fell to 4-9. 

The next game for Cozad they took down Centura 39-36 and Hanna Wright and Sarah Yocom each put up 13 points. Cozad will next face Lexington and Holdrege this week. For Gothenburg they fell in a close ball game to Chase County by a final score of 42-40. They will face Broken Bow and Hastings
2017-01-15T11:05



Overton Now 8-4, Bertrand Drops Two More 


Overton had a trio of games this past week and went 2-1 in the games. Their first contest was against Brady and they won by a large margin, 85-55. Overton used a pair of high scoring quarters in the first half to lead 53-27. They continued to play well in the second half in route to their win. Keith Murphy had a good game with 22 points on the night. Overton then took a step back against North Platte St. Pats, falling 62-46. Sam Kuhlhanek led the way in the game with 15 points. 
Overton then played Bertrand. Bertrand was coming off of a loss to Southwest, 65-46 in which Jared Kugler had a nice game scoring 15 points. But they were unable to win as Overton took the contest. by a score of 79-63. It was a fast paced high scoring battle in which Overton had the upper hand. Three Eagles were in double figures including Baden Kizer who scored 27 points. 
For Overton they will now face Elwood and Eustis-Farnam, and for Bertrand they fall to 5-7 and will battle Maywood/Hayes Center. 


Overton Lady Eagles Now 3-9


Overton had three games this past week and they went 1-2 in their efforts. Their first game was a loss to Brady by a score of 54-45. Jaydn Eby played well for the Eagles as she recorded 12 points. Overton then followed up that defeat with another to North Platte St. Pats by a score of 43-23. Overton though bounced right back though and won against Bertrand 54-48. Sidney Enochs led the way with 19 points. Overton will face Elwood and Eustis-Farnam this week. 
2017-01-10T01:09


Overton Splits Pair of Games


Overton had two games this past week and they went 1-1 in the contests. Overton began the week with a loss to Amherst. It was a tightly contested game where each team traded baskets, but Amherst won 74-69. Sam Kuhlhanek had a good game recording 19 points in the loss for Overton. The Eagles were able to bounce back and beat Maxwell 70-54. For Overton, they had a pair of players with 20 points as Keith Murphy had 21 points and Braden Kizer had 20 points. The Eagles will face Brady, North Platte St. Pats, and Bertrand and look to improve their 6-3 record. 


Lady Eagles Now 3-7



Overton had two games last week and they fell in their first one, but one their second contest. The first game for the Lady Eagles was against Amherst and the score was 45-40 in favor of Amherst. Overton led 22-17 at halftime, but Amherst outscored Overton 26-18. Sidney Enochs led the way for Overton with 12 points. Overton was able to bounce back and handle Maxwell by a score of 44-17. Overton outscored Maxwell in each quarter and that was key in their win. Gracie Grote had 16 points in the win and Enochs recorded 13 points. Overton will have games against Brady, North Platte St. Pats, and Bertrand this week. 
2017-01-10T12:42


Cozad Now 8-3


Cozad had a trio of games this past week and they won each of those games, in close fashion. The Haymakers started the week with a win against Ord, 46-44. It looked like it was going to be a high scoring affair after one quarter of play as the Haymakers led 20-14, but the remainder of a game was am offensive struggle. Blaine Emerson led the way with 14 points and Nate Neil had 11. 
Cozad then played Ogallala and won 52-50 in overtime. Cozad trailed 36-22 after three quarters of play, but a 23 point quarter in the fourth helped tie the game and send it to overtime. In the overtime period Ben Wetovick hit a bucket right as the buzzer sounded to win. Toby Salazar played well recording 22 points. In Cozad’s final game of the week they beat North Platte St. Pats 50-46 Neil had a good game with 14 points. Cozad will face Gothenburg and Centura this week and look to improve their record. 


Lady Haymakers 4-8



Cozad had three games this past week and they fell in each of them. Cozad began with a loss to Ord 51-41. Cozad trailed 22-13 at halftime, but in the second they couldn’t get any shots to fall as they scored just eight points and allowed 29 points. Cozad then fell to Ogallala, 43-30. Sarah Yocom had a good game with 17 points. Cozad then fell to North Platte St. Pats 52-44 in their final game of the week. Head coach Brent Frauen says their are some thing to work towards going forward, “As we continue to struggle offensively, we will need to clean up our turnovers and defensive rebounds. We gave up too many second chance points on the boards.  If we can cut down our turnovers, we can get some more shots up offensively.” Cozad will face Gothenburg and Centura this week.
2017-01-09T06:09


Eustis-Farnam Now Stands at 2-8



Eustis-Farnam had three games this past week and the captured one win, and fell in the other two. Their week began with a nice win against Maywood/Hayes Center with the score being 59-43. Taylor O’Connell had 17 points in the game and Hayden Rupe finished with 16. Their next game was a different story. They fell to Amherst by a score of 85-33. The Knights final game was a loss to Pleasanton, 53-36. Pleasanton used a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Knights 17-5. Rupe had another good game recording 14 points. The Knights will face Alma and Wilcox-Hildreth this week. 
2017-01-09T05:50


Warriors Now 5-5


Arapahoe had a pair of contests this past week and they went 1-1 in their games. Their first game was against Medicine Valley and they lost in a close game, 51-50. Arapahoe trailed 37-33 after three quarters of play, and Arapahoe made a late game rally but it wasn’t enough. Spencer Watson led the Warriors with 19 points. Arapahoe though was able to bounce back against Loomis, winning by a score of 63-47. It was a close ball game after one quarter of play as Arapahoe led 13-11 after one quarter of play, but in the second Arapahoe went on a 17-7 run and they never looked back. Gentry Anderson led the way with 16 points for Arapahoe. The Warriors will face Southwest, Elwood, and Dundy County Stratton this week. 


Lady Warriors Drop to 1-9



Arapahoe had a pair of games this past week and they dropped each of them. The Lady Warriors began the week with a loss to Medicine Valley by a score of 44-40. It was a tightly contested battle throughout, but a pair of quarters with 11 combined points hurt Arapahoe in the loss. Nevada Gardner had 15 points on 7-14 shooting for the Lady Warriors. Arapahoe then was blown out by Loomis by a score of 72-39. Loomis outscored Arapahoe in every quarter and that was key in their win against Arapahoe. For Arapahoe Mariah Watson and Alayna Whipple each scored 10 points in the game. Arapahoe will face Southwest, Elwood, and Dundy County Stratton this week. 
2017-01-09T03:55


Lady Buffaloes Continue Winning



Elm Creek had a pair of games this past week and they took both games. Their first win was against Loomis and the score was 71-53. Elm Creek used a strong first half, leading 36-24 at the intermission. In the second half the consistent play continued and Elm Creek was able to win with ease. Allison Bauer had a big game recording 29 points in the contest. Elm Creek then throttled Wilcox-Hildreth 70-29. Elm Creek outscored the Lady Falcons in first three quarters 61-19. Claire Cornell had a monster game, recording 39 points in the win. Elm Creek will face Axtell and Kenesaw this week and look to improve their 10-1 record. 
2017-01-08T08:48


Lady Trojans Take Two More



Cambridge had two games this past week and they went 2-0. Their first win came against Norton by a score of 38-31. Cambridge used tough defense to win the game in the low scoring affair, but Korynn Clason had 12 points to lead the way for Cambridge. Cambridge then followed up that win with a blowout win against Southwest 53-17. The Lady Trojans outscored Southwest in each quarter to pace them to their win. Clason had 14 and Alea Shaner had 15 points. Cambridge is now 8-1 and will face Sutherland and Maxwell this week. 
2017-01-08T08:07




Gothenburg Now 12-0



Gothenburg had a pair of games this past week and they were able to win both of them. The Swedes first took down Chadron by the score of 62-42. In the first half, each team took their turns at scoring in bunches, but in the second half Gothenburg outscored Chadron 39-17. Dawson Graham led the way with 22 points. Their next game was a win against Centura and they won 69-29. Gothenburg used a pair of 20 plus point quarters in the first half to pace the Swedes. Bennett Folkers had a good game with 15 points on 6-7 shooting. Gothenburg will face Cozad and Chase County this week. 
2017-01-08T12:54



Lady Pirates Take Duo of Wins, SEM Struggles

Elwood, got off to a 9-2 lead at the end of the 1st quarter and didn’t look back en route to a 38-24 win against SEM. The Pirates were led by Baylee Diefenbaugh with nine points and Tiffany Dickau and Katie Kleine, who had six each. Sage Williams came off the bench for the Mustangs to lead them in scoring with eight points, while Lindsey Dittmar had seven. 
Elwood then took a win on Friday against Maxwell in overtime by a score of 57-50, and their next games will come against Anselmo-Merna, Arapahoe, and Loomis. For SEM they had two more games in the week and they fell in each of them. First, it was a loss to Axtell 45-26 and Sage Williams led the way with seven points for SEM. SEM then lost to Twin Loup 59-20. Twin Loup used a 33-8 first half in route to the win. SEM will next face Ansley-Litchfield and Pleasanton this week. 


SEM Keeps Play Well, Elwood Gets First Win 


S-E-M showed no signs of rust, coming back against Elwood and winning 78-33, despite not playing for two weeks over the Holiday break. The Mustangs scored the game’s first eight points, racing out to a 24-15 1st quarter lead where six different players scored. The Mustangs had three players in double figures, including Jason Line, who led all scorers with 19 points, and another two players who scored nine points each. Elwood was led by Kallen Nickell with 16 points along with Zacob Evans and Jake Gydesen who scored six each. 
For SEM the wins kept rolling as they tallied two more wins over the weekend. A big win of 67-20 over Axtell and then a 52-34 win over Twin Loup.  SEM will next face Ansley-Litchfield and Pleasanton this week. 
For Elwood they got their first win of the season beating Maxwell 63-55. For Elwood Zacob Evans had a nice game recording 14 points on 7-15 shooting.  Elwood will next face Anselmo-Merna, Arapahoe, and Loomis.

2017-01-08T12:23


Axtell Drops Three More



Axtell had a rough week, dropping three more contest and their record now stands at 1-9. First Axtell fell to Kenesaw by a score of 79-45. Kenesaw was able to score points in bunches has they had three quarters of play with 21 points or more. For Axtell, Creighton Kring gad 18 points in the game. Axtell then fell big to SEM by a score of 67-20. SEM began with a 29-3 first quarter and after that they never looked back. In the final game of the week for Axtell, they fell to Alma by a score of 70-26. The Wildcats will have more tough games this week against Amherst, Elm Creek, and Lawerence-Nelson this week. 
2017-01-08T11:35


Eagles Take Down Vikings



There was also high drama in the boys game as Southern Valley scored the last eight points of the night to win 50-48. The Eagles (5-4) trailed 48-42 with 1:45 left in the fourth quarter before finishing with a flourish. Chaston Burgeson nailed a huge three pointer late in the game while JT Grilli had a big rebound and put back and Jaden Samuelson hit two key free throws to help nail down the win. Burgeson led Southern Valley with 19 points, and Samuelson had 11.  Bertrand (5-4) which started the game on a 10-2 run was led by Jared Kugler who scored 14 points, and Tyler Callahan chipped in with 12. 
For each of these teams though, they fell on Saturday night. For Southern Valley they lost 55-39 to a good Holdrege team. Drake Shearer had 18 points in the loss. For Bertrand they fell to South Loup 59-53, and each of these teams have a 5-5 record. 



Lady Eagles Beat Bertrand 

The Lady Eagles rallied late in the fourth quarter for the win.  In the girls game, Southern Valley won it in overtime 45-44. The Eagles trailed by six late in the fourth quarter before forcing overtime and holding on for the win. Bertrand had a chance to win the game in both regulation and overtime but couldnt connect on game winning shots. A balanced effort led the Eagles as Cassie Bose and Lauryn Samuleson each scored 11 points, Tia Norman chipped in with eight as the Eagles improved to 6-4 on the season. Bertrand which dropped to 3-6 was paced by Kristine Edgren who scored 18, Courtney Phillips had 12 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter.
Each team followed up the contests with losses. Southern Valley fell to Holdrege by a score of 60-47. Bertrand then lost to South Loup 57-43. 

2017-01-01T05:31


Arapahoe Falls to Wauneta-Palisade


Arapahoe faced Wauneta-Palisade this past week, and the Warriors lost by a score of 65-52. The Broncos jumped out to a 16-7 lead after one quarter of play, and maintained throughout. The next three quarters the Broncos outscored the Warriors 49-45, as it was a fast paced contest. Spencer Watson recorded 13 points for Arapahoe and Noah Koller had 10. Arapahoe is 4-4 and will face Medicine Valley this week. 


Lady Warriors Fall to 1-7



Arapahoe had a tough game against Wauneta-Palisade, and fell by a score of 54-38. The Lady Broncos outscored Arapahoe in each quarter except the fourth in route to their win. A pair of Lady Warriors though had good games as junior Alayna Whipple recorded 10 points and senior Brielle Weverka had 14 points. Arapahoe will look to get their second win against Medicine Valley this week. 
2017-01-01T05:16


Overton Goes 1-1 in Past Week


Overton had two games this past week and they split the pair of games. Their first contest was against 8-1 Riverside and it was a loss 80-45. Riverside used hot shooting in during the game, hitting 8-16 from three and 49% overall shooting to pace themselves and outscore Overton in the game. For Overton, Sam Kuhlhanek scored well, recording 17 points. 
Overton though was able to bounce back and win against Ravenna 62-51. It was a fourth quarter in which Overton scored 16 points to Ravenna’s 8 to lead them to the win. Braden Kizer and Keith Murphy had good games as Kizer had 18 and Murphy finished with 12. Overton is now 5-2 and will now face Amherst on Friday the 6th. 


Lady Eagles Fall to Riverside



Overton had just one game this past week as the Lady Eagles fell to Riverside by a score of 49-40. Overton jumped out to a 12-6 lead in the first quarter Riverside though was able to outscore Overton 43-28 in the next three quarters to propel them to the win. Sidney Enochs had a great game recording 20 points. Overton is now 2-5 and will face Amherst on the 6th of January. 
2017-01-01T04:56


Lady Trojans Now 6-1



Cambridge faced off against Hershey on Thursday, and got a win in very close fashion. The Lady Trojans took down the Lady Panthers 40-36. It looked like it was going to be a shootout, as after one quarter of play Cambridge led 13-11, but in the second each team cooled off and Cambridge led 18-17 at half. In the third quarter Cambridge was able to maintain the lead scoring 15 points to Hershey’s 11, and led 33-28. In the fourth quarter it remained close, but Cambridge was able to secure the win. Clea Shaner had a big win recording 17 points and Korynn Clason finished with 14. Cambridge will now look to continue their winning ways against Norton on January 3rd. 
2017-01-01T04:49


Eagles Now 4-4


Southern Valley played a duo of games in a holiday tournament they hosted, and they went 1-1 in those games. Southern Valley began with a win against Minden by a score of 57-41. Southern Valley outscored the Whippets in each quarter in route to their win. Three Eagles were in double figures including, Drake Shearer 10 points, JT Grilli 16 points, and Trent Kredjl had 12. 

In the championship game, Southern Valley was dominated by Seward, 61-32. It was a low scoring affair after one quarter of play as Seward led 7-4, but in the second Seward pulled away, out scoring Southern Valley 17-2, leading 24-6 at half. In the second half Seward maintained their solid play outscoring Southern Valley 37-26. Jaden Samuelson led the way for Southern Valley with 12 points. Southern Valley will next face Bertrand on January 6th. 
2017-01-01T04:33



Lady Swedes now 4-6



Gothenburg played in the Cabela's Holiday Tourney this past week and had some solid performances.  Gothenburg girls first struggled in a 56-24 loss to Laramie. Junior, Gracie Stienike scored 12 points to lead the Swedes, she also pulled down eight rebounds. The girls fall to 2-6 on the season. The girls won a tight, high scoring game as they took down Torrington, WY, 56-51. The Raiders led by two points after the first quarter and then by one point at halftime. The Swedes then took a one point lead into the fourth quarter and outscored Torrington 14-10 in that quarter to secure the win. Gracie Stienike scored 18 points to lead Gothenburg, Jaci Teahon had her season high as she chipped in with 15 points.  It was the third win for the Swedes. The Gothenburg girls got their second win in a row as they beat Cheyenne South 44-43 in another nail-biter for the Swedes. Gracie Stienike continued her good tournament scoring 17 points and pulling down eight boards. Arleigh Costello had a personal season high scoring 15 points in the win. The Swedes now are 4-6 on the season as they went 2-1 during the holiday tournament.


Swedes Take Cabela's Tourney


The Gothenburg boys basketball team remained undefeated with a 56-43 win over Laramie High School of Wyoming on Wednesday. Senior, Dawson Graham led the way for the Swedes with 17, game-high points. Senior, Ty Clement chipped in 11 points and pulled down six rebounds before fouling out of the game. The Plainsmen had a one-point lead after the first quarter, but Gothenburg scored 18 points in the second quarter and never looked back. Laramie, the 12th largest school in Wyoming, was led by Frank Krum who had 15 points. 
Gothenburg then had a hard-fought 59-53 win over Sidney. Ty Clement scored 20 points while shooting 7-10 from the floor and 6-7 from the free-throw line. Dawson Graham scored 16 points for Gothenburg and Colin Hahn had 12 points.The Red Raiders led by five points at halftime, before Gothenburg surged in the second half outscoring Sidney 15-8 in the third quarter.
Gothenburg then took home some hardware as the Swedes won the Cabela’s Holiday Shootout with a 74-56 win over Gering Friday.
Dawson Graham led all scorers with 20 points. Will Healey chipped in with 14 points as he wass in double-figures for the second time this season. The Swedes moved to 10-0 on the year and are up to No. 2 in the state according to the NSAA power points.  This was the first championship for Gothenburg in this tournament, which has been a difficult one for them in the past.