All-conference gymnastics, girls hockey squads announced
Three Worthington Trojans have been named to the All-Big South Conference gymnastics team.
WHS student-athletes earning all-conference recognition are sophomores Olivia Barber and Hali Bullerman and senior Mekyla Nystrom. Among others named to the team are Payten Benda and Olivia Blaskey of Jackson County Central; Clara Bader and Cameen McFarquhar of Marshall; Kinda Douty, Kaysa Douty and Megan Lingen of Pipestone; Brooklyn Paulson of Windom; and Amira Cowell, Sarah de Cesare and Ella Reisdorfer of Luverne.
Kessey Aljets of Worthington has been named to the Big South Conference Girls Hockey All-Conference Team.
Among others recognized were Mackenzie Householder of Fairmont; Payton Ber, Reghan Bork and Kamryn VanBatavia of Luverne; Tessa Gannott and Leah Schaefer of Marshall; and Elly Bang of Windom.
Earning honorable mention recognition were Riley Nickel of Worthington, Mallory Nelson and Cheyenne Schutz of Luverne, and Madelyn Schumacher of Windom,
The Worthington Trojans boys basketball team traveled to New Ulm Monday night and were defeated by the Eagles, 88-70.
Jacari Swinea led WHS with 18 points and five rebounds. Trojans head coach CJ Nelson noted that his team struggled with its outside shooting while New Ulm excelled in transition. New Ulm led 48-29 at halftime in going on to defeat Worthington for the second time this season.
The Trojans, now 7-17 on the season, play their regular season finale on Friday in Blue Earth.
A fan bus will taking Jackson County Central wrestling fans to the state tournament on Thursday.
The cost is $15 to ride the fan bus; there is an additional cost for a ticket to the tournament. Students in eighth grade and younger will need an adult chaperone.
Sign up at the high school. Payment must be made to reserve a spot. Seats are limited to the first 56 people.