Cadets reach title game

Cadet Jadyn Meiergerd dribbles past defensive pressure from Auburn’s Desire Mowery during their opening round game of the Great Northeast Nebraska Shootout Friday at Wayne State College.

Defense was the turning point for West Point-Beemer in their 50-38 win over Auburn in the opening round of the 2019 Great Northeast Nebraska Shootout Friday at Wayne State College. West Point-Beemer trailed for the first three quarters, but thanks to their defensive pressure, took a lead in the final quarter.

With West Point-Beemer’s win over Arlington in the semifinals, the Cadets moved into the Great Northeast Nebraska Shootout championship game. That game was delayed a day due to weather, but WP-B played Hastings St. Cecilia on New Year’s Eve.

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