Springfield native Emily Scott goes for gold Saturday in one of her best events.
The Hillcrest High grad will compete in the short track 1500 meters in Sochi. Her heat race begins at 4:00 a.m. If she advances, she will ten race again at 5:15 a.m. The finals are set for 6:15 a.m.
Scott was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the 500 meters on Thursday morning. She will compete in the 1000 meters in the final week of the Olympics.