Girls 3rd as team at SWC
Gothenburg’s girls were forced to work hard for each point they earned Saturday during the Southwest Conference meet.
Stiff competition left the Swedes scratching and clawing their way into third place with 112 team points behind champion Cozad at 138 and runner-up Ainsworth with 117.
“That’s a lot of points for these girls to score in a conference meet,” said coach Steve Reeves. “I think we were about one person away from contending for the top.”
The coach said he has quality girls to enter in all events, there just is too few of them to go around.
Still, Reeves was pleased overall.
Gothenburg scored in each of the six field events, including three first-place finishes from seniors Abby Ambler, Joslyn Oliver and Ali Clark.
Ambler jumped 15-9 to win the long jump, Oliver matched her best this season in the high jump at 5-3 to take first and Clark cleared 9-0 with a strong cross win for the pole vault title.
“Those girls scored big points for us,” Reeves said.
Find the complete story and individual results in our print edition. Receive the entire issue of the Gothenburg Times on-line in PDF format each Wednesday for only $25 per year. Call 308-537-3636 to subscribe.
- Gothenburg 8th graders blast McCook
- Gothenburg plays a feisty brand of basketball at North Platte Jamboree
- Brady volleyball players named to MNAC All-Conference team
- Nebraska Cattlemen host 2016 annual convention
- Chamber hosts Magic on Main Street next week
- AREA NEWS DIGEST
- Gothenburg youth prepare to serve our country
- Local sisters share more than genetics