AREA SPORTS ROUNDUP

CROSS COUNTRY
Goessel—Sophie Freuler led the Bluebirds at the Class 1A state-cross country meet Saturday at Wamego. She finished 15th among 84 runners with a time of 17 minutes, 38.90 seconds.
Jen Meysing finished 29th (18:42.51), Mayuko Kanda 51st (20:29.04), Riley Jarvis 60th (20:51.50) and Merle Weiden­hammer 77th (22:15.70).
As a team, the Bluebirds placed fifth among 12 teams with 95 points. Tribune-Greeley County won with 40.
For the boys, Heath Goertzen finished 62nd among 87 runners in 21:00.06.
FOOTBALL
Canton-Galva—The Eagles dropped a 66-58 decision to Lincoln Thursday.
Lincoln led 36-12 by halftime, but Canton-Galva outscored their opponent 46-30 in the second half to narrow the final margin to eight points.
Canton-Galva ended its season with a 5-4 overall record.
Centre—The Cougars dropped a 46-0 decision to Madi­son/Hamilton Thurs­day.
Madison scored 24 points in the first quarter, 14 more by halftime and 8 points in the third quarter, which ended the game.
Centre recorded 37 yards rushing, led by Nick Sala­mone with 23 yards on two carries.
Kyle Methvin went 9-for-17 passing for 91 yards and two interceptions.
Centre concluded the season with a 6-3 overall record.
Goessel—The Bluebirds dropped a 38-6 loss to Hope Thursday. Hope led 22-6 at halftime and added 16 points in the fourth quarter.
Goessel had 121 rushing yards, led by Miguel Guer­rero with 19 carries for 48 yards and one touchdown.
In the passing game, Chase Flaming completed 8 of 15 attempts for 82 yards with one interception.
Guerrero and Mark Schmidt led the defense with 11 tackles each.
The Bluebirds concluded their season with a 2-7 record.
Peabody-Burns—The Warriors defeated Lebo 36-14 Thursday to advance to the 8-Man, Division I playoffs.
Peabody-Burns led 16-8 at halftime and outscored Lebo 20-6 in the second half.
Peabody-Burns recorded 403 rushing yards. Fred Winsor carried the ball 25 times for 205 yards and Clayton Philpott added 126 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries.
In the passing game, Brax­ton Kyle was 2-for-4 for 30 yards.
Winsor led the defense with seven solo tackles.
The Warriors (8-1) were scheduled to host Clifton Clyde (7-2) Tuesday in bi-district play.
The winner of that game will face either Howard-West Elk (9-0) or Yates Center (6-3) Saturday at 7 p.m.

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