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Archive - Jan 23, 2018


GSL/LP wrestlers finish seventh at Wildcat Invitational

The Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team spent the bulk of last week out west in New London-Spicer, first taking on the Wildcats head-to-head and then competing in an invitational tournament.
NL-S rallied to defeat the Panthers 37-28 in a dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 18, before GSL/LP bounced back to finish seventh in the 11-team Wildcat Invitational the next evening.
In the dual, the Panthers took an early 9-6 lead on a 7-3 win by Carter Ruschmeier at 106 pounds, a 12-7 victory by Sawyer Varpness at 120 and a 9-3 decision in favor of Zachary Voelz at 126.

Boys' hoops tops Royals in overtime

After a 2-1 week that included a 70-65 overtime win over visiting Watertown-Mayer on Tuesday, Jan. 16, the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team entered this week with a 6-8 record.
The Panthers withstood a second-half rally as the Royals rallied from a 24-18 halftime deficit to knot the score at 58-58 after regulation and force overtime. However, GSL bounced back after losing the lead to outscore the visitors 12-7 in the extra session and win by five.

Girls' basketball remains in thick of WCC West race

After going 1-1 against its fellow Wright County Conference West frontrunners last week, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team entered this week in second place in the conference standings with a 4-1 WCC West record.
A 64-55 loss at current conference leader Watertown-Mayer on Tuesday, Jan. 16, ended the Panthers’ four-game winning streak and dropped GSL out of the WCC West’s top spot.
Guard Mac Monahan led all scorers with 23 points and recorded five steals, but the Panthers could not climb out of a 35-27 halftime hole in the nine point loss.

Panther gymnasts host 'Cats, Rockets

New London-Spicer and Rockford came to town on Thursday, Jan. 18, for a triangular meet against the Glencoe-Silver Lake gymnastics team. The Panthers finished second out on the night with a team score of 118.050. The Wildcats won with 135.075, with the Rockets placing third at 117.475.
Marissa Greeley led the way for GSL in the all-around, taking fourth with a score of 31.475. Gia Venier placed fifth in the all-around at 30.000, with Makayla Wigern taking sixth at 29.875.