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Archive - Feb 12, 2018


Gymnasts headed to sectional meet

The Glencoe-Silver Lake gymnastics team closed out its regular season with a dual meet against visiting Watertown-Mayer on Thursday, Feb. 8.
In its final home competition of the season, the Panthers came up short in a 143.525-121.550 loss to the Royals and now move on to the Section 2A meet on Thursday night at Waconia High School.
Marissa Greeley led the way for GSL against W-M, finishing second in the individual all-around with a score of 31.625.
Gia Venier placed third in the all-around at 31.55 and Makayla Wigern was fourth at 29.875.

Wrestlers wrap up regular season

A quadrangular meet at New Ulm followed by a home triangular wrapped up the regular season for the Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team last week.
The Panthers went 1-2 at the quadrangular on Thursday, Feb. 8, topping Fulda-Murray County Central 64-6, while falling 42-21 to New Ulm Area and 52-24 to Windom-Mountain Lake.
There were wins aplenty for GSL against the Fulda co-op squad.
Carter Ruschmeier won by fall at 106, as did Joe Knudten at 138, Riley Butcher at 160 and Theo Luciano at 170.

Girls' cagers top Dragons

It was a one-game stretch last week for the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team as the Panthers traveled to Litchfield on Friday, Feb. 9.
GSL made the most of the brief road trip, dominating the host Dragons in a 56-26 victory.
Guards Miah and McKenna Monahan led the way with 18 and 15 points, respectively. No Litchfield player managed double-digit scoring on the night.
The victory improved the Panthers to 14-7 overall on the season and 8-2 in Wright County Conference West play.

Boys’ basketball snaps losing skid

A 55-36 defeat of visiting Litchfield on Friday, Feb. 9, snapped a four-game losing streak for the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team and boosted the Panthers’ record to 8-12 on the season entering this week.
The victory came in the second game of back-to-back home contests for GSL, which was back on its home court for the first time Jan. 23.
Neither the Panthers nor the Dragons put up much of a fight in the first half, as the hosts went to halftime leading just 18-15.