Area High School Sports Roundup (October 7, 2015)

CROSS COUNTRY

Canton-Galva?The Eagles turned in six personal-best times at Halstead Thursday. Maddie Snow was the only Eagle to run the varsity girls? race. She placed 39th in 23:22. In the junior varsity race, Whitney Nightingale was 21st (27:29) and Kaylee Littrell 36th (31:55).

In the boys? varsity race, Lane Wiens led with a 45th-place finish in 19:49. Cash Toews was 52nd (20:27), Dawson Minson 58th (20:51), Logan Miller 74th (22:19) and Zach Snow 85th (24:36). Tristan Smith was 52nd in the junior varsity race (26:21).

Canton-Galva will compete at Burrton Thursday.

Centre?The Cougars competed at Halstead Thursday. In the boys? varsity 5-k race, CJ Thompson was 47th of 86 (19:50.36). In the junior varsity race, Tanner Wiggans was 44th (23:50.43) and Jordan Miller 57th (33:11.49). All three set personal records.

Carissa Shields was 39th in the girls? junior varsity race (34:40.65).

The Cougars were scheduled to run at Ellsworth Tuesday. Centre will conclude the regular season at Burrton Thursday.

Goessel?The Bluebirds earned five medals at the Berean Academy meet at Harvey County East Park Thursday. Every Goessel competitor set a personal record.

In the varsity girls? race, Julia Nightengale paved the way with a 17th-place finish among a field of 38 runners in 23:15.10. Lauren Rymill was 24th (24:09.57).

In the junior varsity race, Saskia Clostermeyer was sixth of 25 (26:06.75), Edel Miller 12th (27:21.04), Maddy Meier 16th (28:23.94) and Sarah Wagner 22nd (29:38.46).

Devon LeRoy, who finished 14th of 68 in the boys? varsity race with a time of 19:07.87. Freddy Scheffe came in close behind in 16th (19:15.61). Zach Wiens was 33rd (20:18.01).

In the junior varsity race, Nathan Impson was 30th of 53 runners (23:31.46).

The Bluebirds will run at Harvey County West Park in a meet hosted by Burrton Thursday.

FOOTBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles lost to defending state champion Central Plains, 52-0, Friday in their first game of district play. Central Plains scored 38 points in the first quarter and added 14 in the second.

The Eagles managed 36 yards of offense: 25 passing yards and 11 rushing yards. Travis Unruh completed four of five pass attempts for 25 yards. Marshall Reedy carried the ball five times for 13 yards.

Canton-Galva (0-1, 1-4) will travel to Solomon (1-0, 5-0) Friday.

Centre?The Cougars opened district play with a 72-33 victory at Burrton Friday. Centre (1-0, 1-4) will play at Tescott (1-0, 4-1) Friday.

Goessel?The Bluebirds lost to Little River Friday, 36-20, in their first game of district play. After a scoreless first quarter, the teams took an 8-8 tie into intermission. Both teams scored once in the third quarter, but Little River gained distance by outscoring Goessel, 20-6, in the fourth quarter.

Miguel Guerrero scored all three touchdowns for Goessel, including a 7-yard pass from Josh Schmidt, a 54-yard run, and an 8-yard run.

Goessel tallied 218 yards of total offense, including 156 rushing yards led by Guerrero with 10 carries for 104 yards. Through the air, Schmidt was 7-for-17 for 62 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.

Goessel (0-1, 2-3) will travel to Ellinwood (0-1, 3-2) Friday.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors opened district play with a 62-12 victory over Flinthills Friday. Peabody-Burns (1-0, 3-2) will travel to Madison (0-1, 1-4) Friday.

GIRLS? GOLF

Centre?The Cougars competed at Clay Center Thursday. Ally Basore was the Cougars? top finisher with a score of 61. Hannah Peterson shot a 62, Rebecca Reneau 70, Karoline Chizek 74 and Micky Spohn 92. As a team, Centre finished sixth with a score of 267. Thomas More Prep-Marian won with 180.

Centre will compete at Silver Lake Oct. 15.

VOLLEYBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles finished as runners-up in their home invitational Saturday.

Canton-Galva swept its pool-play games, defeating Halstead (25-18, 25-23), Wichita Warriors (25-7, 25-18) and Solomon (25-21, 25-19).

The Eagles defeated Wichita Sunrise in the semifinals (25-5, 25-14), before losing to undefeated Goessel in the championship (25-9, 25-6).

Canton-Galva (3-4, 14-11) was scheduled to compete at Hutchinson Trinity (5-2, 15-9) Tuesday and will participate in the Heart of America tournament at Marion Oct. 17.

Centre?The Cougars defeated a pair of league schools Tuesday.

Centre defeated Rural Vista (11-25, 25-8, 25-17) and Little River (25-14, 25-18).

Summer Espinoza led the Cougar attack with 16 kills.

Centre was scheduled to host Peabody-Burns Tuesday and will travel to Moundridge Oct. 13.

Goessel?The Bluebirds concluded regular-season Wheat State league play with a 7-0 record after defeating Wakefield 2-0 Tuesday (25-7, 25-4).

The victory gave the Bluebirds their sixth consecutive undefeated regular-season title.

Goessel then won the Canton-Galva Invitational with a 5-0 record Saturday. In pool play, Goessel defeated Little River (25-10, 25-8), Central Christian (25-8, 25-14) and Sunrise Christian (25-21, 25-10). The Bluebirds defeated Halstead in the semifinals (25-7, 25-10) before defeating Canton-Galva in the championship (25-9, 25-6).

The Bluebirds (27-0) were scheduled to play at Little River Tuesday and will host Little River and Inman Oct. 13.

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