Gothenburg hosted the Harvest festival Volleyball tournament on Friday September 17 and Saturday September 18, 2021. It was a two-day tournament with many teams competing from around the area. Kearney Catholic was crowned as champions and the Gothenburg Swedes were runners up.
The Gothenburg Swedes Volleyball team played North Platte St. Pats on their home floor Tuesday evening and came out with a three-set victory, 25-11, 25-15, and 25-11. The Swedes opened up good leads in all the sets, but North Platte made runs at Gothenburg who was not to be denied the win and shut down the offense of North Platte and put each set away with blocking and good serves from the back line.
Gothenburg Boys battled St.Paul on the home field on Friday night and came up short on the scoreboard 35-0. The Swedes played hard and never gave up trying to get the offense going. With the loss Gothenburg moves to 0-4 on the season. The Swedes will travel to Ogallala next Friday to go after the first win of the year. The boys have battled hard this year and have improved with each week.
Brianna Houchin shut down Chase County, throwing a complete game shutout and leading the Swedes to a 10-0 victory on Saturday. The Swedes scored four runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught by the Swedes was led by Taysia Holbein, Chloe Daharsh, and wren Herrick. all sending runners across the plate with runs batted in in the inning.
The Gothenburg swedes took on Broken Bow in gridiron action on Friday night. The Swedes came up short on the scoreboard with a score of 32-14 after the battle was over. Gothenburg ended the game with forty-five yards rushing on twenty-six attempts. Broken Bow tallied two hundred seventy-nine yar ds on fifty-eight attempts. The swedes ended the game with one hundred-seventeen yards passing, throwing nine completions on seventeen pass attempts. Broken Bow ended the night with thirty-nine yards of passing total as a team. Broken Bow had three hundred eighteen yards of total offense to the Swedes one hundred sixty-two total yards. Each team had one turnover in the contest.