SOCHI, RUSSIA -

Springfield's Emily Scott skated to her first Olympics final in short track Saturday morning.

The Hillcrest High School grad crashed in the finals of the short track 1500 meters, finishing fifth.  The crash involved 500 meters short track gold medalist Li Jianrou of China and Kim Alang of South Korea.  Kim Alang was penalized for causing the crash with several laps to go.  Zhou Yang of China captured the gold medal for the second-straight Olympics

Emily Scott has one more chance at gold in the 1000 meters in the final week of the Olympics.