Central Nebraska Hoops
SEM Now 9-0
Lady Mustangs Drop Two More
Elm Creek Takes Two More
Arapahoe Now 6-7
Lady Warriors Drop Three More
Elwood Picks up Second Win
Lady Pirates Now 5-7
Southern Valley Now 7-6
Axtell Struggles, Now 1-12
Lady Wildcats Go 2-1 in Past Week
Cambridge Now 10-1
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
Overton Now 8-4, Bertrand Drops Two More
Overton Lady Eagles Now 3-9
Overton Splits Pair of Games
Lady Eagles Now 3-7
Cozad Now 8-3
Lady Haymakers 4-8
Eustis-Farnam Now Stands at 2-8
Warriors Now 5-5
Lady Warriors Drop to 1-9
Lady Buffaloes Continue Winning
Lady Trojans Take Two More
Gothenburg Now 12-0
SEM Keeps Play Well, Elwood Gets First Win
Axtell Drops Three More
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
Arapahoe Falls to Wauneta-Palisade
Lady Warriors Fall to 1-7
Overton Goes 1-1 in Past Week
Lady Eagles Fall to Riverside
Lady Trojans Now 6-1
Eagles Now 4-4
Lady Swedes now 4-6
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.