Area track, April 15, 2015

Canton-Galva?The Eagles kicked off their season at the Goessel CKTL meet Tuesday.

Kaylee Littrell paced the girls by placing second in the discus with a throw of 90 feet, 3 inches. Krystal May also finished among the top three by placing third in the high jump (4-2).

As a team, the girls placed fourth with 32 points. Hesston won with 232.

Meanwhile, Trey Moddelmog paved the way for the boys, earning three silver medals. He placed second in the high jump (5-8), in the triple jump (39-41?2) and in the 100 (12.03).

Kendrick Bandy turned in a second-place finish in the discus (103-10).

As a team, the boys placed fourth with 47 points. Hesston won with 263.

The Eagles were scheduled to compete at Herington Tuesday and will travel to Haven April 21.

Centre?The Cougars opened the season at the Remington quint Tuesday.

The boys turned in three top-three performances and finished fifth as a team with 21 points. Barrett Smith finished second in the javelin (142-1); Max Svoboda was second in the 200 (24.6); and Brendon Bina was third in the javelin (128-5).

The girls, meanwhile, turned in 11 top-three performances.

The girls earned four gold medals: Nellie Kassebaum in the 800 (2:46.7); Brenna Shields in the javelin (105-5); Lotti Benning in the high jump (4-4); and Summer Espinoza in the shot put (28-91?2).

Two athletes placed second:?Cassidy Hill in the discus (82-9); and Shields in the 200 (28.8).

Shields also placed third in the 100 (13.5) and the long jump (14-2).

Kailyn Riffel also turned in third-place finishes in the shot put (11-5)?and the javelin (87-11). Alexa Ammann was third in the discus (81-11).

As a team, the girls placed third with 70 points. Central Christian won with 991?2.

The Cougars competed at the Marion Relays Friday.

The girls turned in two fifth-place finishes: Cassidy Hill in the discus (88-0) and Kate Basore in the javelin (98-5).

Centre was scheduled to compete at the Marion quint Tuesday and will travel to Fairfield April 21.

Goessel?The Bluebirds opened their season by hosting a CKTL meet Tuesday.

Brittney Hiebert paced the girls? team, winning the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 33.50 seconds. Hiebert also finished second in the 1,600 (5:39.57).

The Bluebirds turned in three more second-place finishes: Olivia Duerksen in the high jump (4-8); Aleena Cook in the pole vault (6-6); and Jennifer Meysing in the 3,200 (14:05.43).

Goessel turned in eight third-place finishes:?Coral Mitchell in the pole vault (6-6); Duerksen in the long jump (14-31?2); Meysing in the triple jump (27-31?4); Kara Burkholder in the javelin (84-9); Rachel Manis in the 1,600 (6:06.35); Burkholder, Hiebert, Lauren Rymill and Cook in the 4×100 (57.61); Erin Brubaker, Manis, Duerksen and Hiebert in the 4×400 (4:46.63); and Maxine Keyse, Heidi Sandres, Elna Wesener and Maddy Meier in the 4×800 (13:41.89).

As a team, the girls placed third with 111 points behind Hesston (232) and Sedgwick (112).

Meanwhile, for the boys? team, Zach Wiens led the way by earning the gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles (17.34).

Two Bluebird relays placed second: Miguel Guerrero, Josh Schmidt, Chase Flaming and Noah Heckel in the 4×100 (48.10); and Guerrero, Schmidt, Heckel and Wiens in the 4×400 (4:02.29).

Guerrero also placed third in both the long jump (17-8) and the triple jump (36-93?4); while Flaming finished third in the shot put (36-3).

As a team, the boys placed third behind Hesston (263) and Peabody-Burns (85).

Goessel was scheduled to compete at Haven Tuesday and will participate in the Hillsboro Quint April 21.

The Bluebirds competed at the Marion Relays hosted at Herington Friday.

As a team, the boys scored six points to finish 12th. Three events placed fifth: Zach Wiens in the 110 hurdles (17.4) and the 300 hurdles (46); and Miguel Guerrero, Josh Schmidt, Chase Flaming and Noah Heckel in the 4×100 (47.5).

Meanwhile, the girls? team scored 15 points to finish 10th in a 13-team field.

Olivia Duerksen finished third in the high jump (4-10).

Brittney Hiebert placed third in the 1,600 (6:00.1), while Rachel Manis placed fifth in that event (6:16.8).

Jennifer Meysing was sixth in the 3,200 (13:59.3).

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors opened their season at the Goessel CKTL meet Tuesday.

Cheyenne Shaw, Mallory Harris, Anna Lubbers and Katy Benson placed fourth in the 4×400 (5:13.06), turning in the girls? top performance of the outing.

As a team, the girls tied for fifth with 10 points. Hesston won with 232.

The Warrior boys, meanwhile, earned two gold medals. Cody Partridge won the high jump (5-10), and Corbin Rives finished first in the javelin (156-8).

Partridge placed second in the long jump (18-10), while Rives was third in the 100 (12.12).

Also finished second were:?Austin Reynolds in the 110 hurdles (18.94); and Marcus Sanders, Austin Purk, Matthew Montigney and Bryant Young in the 4×800 (10:12.72).

Nick Preheim placed third in the discus (98-7); while Partridge, Rives, Derik Newman and Bailey Penner finished third in the 4×100 (48.73).

As a team, the Warriors placed second with 85 points behind Hesston (263).

The Warriors competed at the Marion Relays Friday.

The boys tied for eighth with 22 points.

Cody Partridge led the way by placing second in the high jump (5-10) and fourth in the long jump (18-111?2).

Corbin Rives was third in the javelin (161-8).

Rounding out the top-six finishes:?Austin Purk, Matthew Montigney, Marcus Sanders and Bryant Young were fourth in the 4×800 (10:08.02); and Chance Elliott sixth in the 110 hurdles (19.03).

The Warriors were scheduled to compete at Herington Tuesday and will travel to Langdon April 21.

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