AREA TRACK roundup


Centre—In the Warrior Invitational at Marion Friday, the boys took eighth with eight points. The Cougar girls took 10th with 17 points overall.

For the girls, Casey Kristek placed third in the 110-meter hurdles (17.6), Theo Kassebaum took third in the 100-meter high hurdles (16.9) and Ellie Miller was third in high jump (4-8).

“This is a tough meet for us, but I was pleased with a number of our performances,” coach Alan Stahlecker said.

The Cougars were scheduled to compete at Moundridge Tuesday, April 12.

Peabody-Burns—The boys placed 10th at the Warior Invitational Friday, with eight points. The girls placed seventh with 33 points.

Sheldon Wiebe placed fifth in the 1,600 (4:57) and the 800 (2:07). Andrew Sheffler was fifth in the 200 (24.88) and Seth Topham fifth in high jump (5 foot, 6 inches).

“Sheldon Wiebe had a great meet, placing five in both of his races with personal bests,” said coach Tim Topham. “Most of the kids were able to improve their times or distances.”

Their next meet, a CKTL quint, was scheduled for Tues­day, April 12.

Goessel—The Bluebird boys finished seventh with 36 points and the girls were ninth with 29 points Friday at the Bennington Invitational.

John Berkholz won 400 (52.9). Laird Goertzen was second in the 1,600 (4:50) and Tia Goertzen was second in the triple jump (32 feet, 9 inches).

At Marion CKTL?meet April 5, the girls placed fifth with 27 points, and the boys placed fourth with 34 points.

Tia Goertzen won the 300 hurdles (52.9). John Berkholz won the 400 (52.7). Laird Goertzen won the 3,200 (10:49).

“Despite it being the first meet of the season, the boys’ and girls’ teams both had some good times and distances,” said coach Curtis Guhr.

Canton-Galva—The results for the April 5 track meet were unavailable. The Eagles are scheduled to Moundridge Tuesday for their next meet.


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