The Gothenburg girls basketball team withstood a fourth quarter rally Friday and defeated Sutherland, 42-39.Gothenburg held a commanding 25-15 lead at halftime. The teams played evenly in the third quarter but Sutherland came back in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Swedes, 18-10.
Kaley Stokey lead Sutherland's offense with 14 points in the game, and had seven steals. Teammate Sam Staggs scored 13 points, grabbed six rebounds with two blocked shots and two steals.
Gothenburg is 5-6 in Class C1. Sutherland is 6-3 in Class D1.
Score by quarters
Sutherland: 7-8-6-18 - 39
Gothenburg: 14-11-7-10 - 42