Area High School Sports Roudup (Oct 19, 2016)

CROSS COUNTRY

Canton-Galva—The Eagles competed at the Wheat State League/Heart of the Plains League meet hosted by Burrton at Harvey County West Lake.

Cash Toews paced the boys with a ninth-place finish in the league, 17th overall in 18:31. Dawson Minson was 18th (36th, 20:22), and Chase Klinkerman 19th (38th, 20:23).

Whitney Nightingale led the girls with a ninth-place finish, 19th overall in 25:31. Kaylee Littrell was 16th (28th, 30:47).

Toews, Minson, Klinker­man and Nightingale will run in the Class 2A regional meet Saturday at Meade. The girls will run at 11 a.m. The boys will run at 11:40 a.m.

Centre—The Cougars competed in the Wheat State League/Heart of the Plains League challenge Thursday at Harvey County West Lake.

CJ Thompson paved finished sixth in the league, 12th overall in 18:09. Tanner Wiggans was 25th (50th, 22:30).

In the girls’ race, Kate Basore was 12th, 22nd overall (25:38).

The Cougars will compete in the Class 1A regional meet Saturday at Wichita’s Cessna Activities Center. The girls will run at 11:50 a.m. The boys will run at 12:30 p.m.

Goessel—The Bluebirds competed in the Wheat State League/Heart of the Plains League challenge Thursday at Harvey County West Lake in a meet hosted by Burr­ton.

Jenn Meysing paced Goessel by winning the league title and finishing second overall with a time of 21:28, which bettered the school record by more than a minute and a half. Julia Nightengale was second (third overall, 22:08), while Elyse Boden was third (sixth, 23:15). Lauren Rymill was fifth (11th, 23:59), Por­clein Unruh seventh (17th, 25:05), Katherine Manis eighth (18th, 25:20), Edel Miller 10th (20th, 25:35), Katelyn Olson 11th (21st, 25:36), and Maddy Meier 13th (23rd, 25:44).

As a team, the girls placed first in both the league and the overall meet.

Devon LeRoy paced the boys with a fifth-place league finish, 10th overall in 18:05. Brody Schroeder was 15th (28th, 19:33), Nate Impson 16th (30th, 19:58) and Zackary Guerrero 22nd (44th, 21:09).

As a team, the boys finished fourth in the league, sixth overall.

The Bluebirds will compete in the Class 1A regional meet Saturday at Wichita’s Cessna Activity Center. The girls will run at 11:50 a.m. The boys will run at 12:30 p.m.

FOOTBALL

Canton-Galva—The Eagles suffered a 54-8 loss to Little River Friday to move to 1-2 in district play.

Little River led, 18-0, after the first quarter, and outscored the Eagles, 16-8, in the second. The Redskins added 20 unanswered points in the second half.

Canton-Galva recorded 176 yards of offense, compared with 339 yards for Little River.

The Eagles (1-2, 1-6) will host Goessel (2-1, 5-2) Friday.

Centre—The Cougars suffered a 51-20 loss to Clifton-Clyde Friday to move to 1-3 in district play.

The Eagles outscored Centre, 7-0 in the first quarter, and 10-6 in the second. Centre scored one touchdown to Clifton-Clyde’s three in the third quarter.

The Eagles added two fourth-quarter touchdowns before Centre scored one last time with 21 seconds left in the game.

The Cougars rolled up 263 yards of offense, compared with 478 for Clifton-Clyde.

Espinoza led the defense with 14 tackles.

This was another very tough team,” coach Matt Warta said. “These kids played their hearts out and never gave up.”

The Cougars (1-3, 2-4) will host Valley Falls (0-5, 1-6) Friday. Both teams have been eliminated from postseason action.

Goessel—The Bluebirds defeated St. John Friday, 56-6, in just one half of play, to improve to 2-1 in district competition.

Goessel outscored St. John, 32-6 in the first quarter. The Bluebirds added 24 unanswered points in the second quarter.

Goessel rolled up 465 yards of offense while limiting St. John to 110. The Bluebirds rushed for 232 yards, led by Schmidt with seven carries for 175 yards and two touchdowns. Through the air, Schmidt was 6-for-6 for 233 yards and four touchdowns.

The Bluebirds (2-1, 5-2) will play at Canton-Galva (1-2, 1-6) Friday.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors defeated Udall Friday, 52-6. Peabody-Burns (2-1, 3-4) will travel to Cen­tral Burden (2-1, 2-5) Friday.

GIRLS’ GOLF

Centre—The Cougars concluded their season at the Class 3-2-1A regional golf tournament at Council Grove Monday. Hannah Peterson led the effort by carding a 136 to finish 19th among a field of 35 golfers. Mickey Spohn was 35th (206).

VOLLEYBALL

Centre—The Cougars lost two games Tuesday, to Sedgwick 25-18, 25-19; and to Sterling, 18-25, 25-9, 25-15.

The Cougars finished fourth at the Wheat State League tournament Saturday with a 2-3 record in round robin format.

Centre lost to Canton-Galva, 25-12, 25-10; then earned victories over Rural Vista, 25-17, 18-25, 25-16; and Herington, 20-25, 25-23, 25-20.

The Cougars lost to Solomon, 25-19, 25-20; and Goessel, 25-3, 25-5, to conclude the day.

Centre (9-20) will compete in the Class 1A, Division I sub-state hosted by Peabody-Burns Saturday.

Canton-Galva—The Eagles finished third at the Wheat State League tournament with a 3-2 record.

The Eagles defeated Centre, 25-12, 25-10, lost to Goessel, 25-15, 25-16, defeated Rural Vista, 25-15, 25-15, and Herington, 25-22, 25-20, before losing to Solomon, 27-25, 20-25, 25-9.

The Eagles were scheduled to host a triangular Tuesday and will compete at Elyria Thursday.

Canton-Galva (15-13) will compete in the Class 2A sub-state tournament at Alma-Wabaunsee Saturday.

Goessel—The Bluebirds swept two games Tuesday, defeating Moundridge, 25-12, 25-21; Inman, 25-16, 25-17.

Goessel claimed its sixth-consecutive Wheat State League tournament title Saturday at Centre with a 5-0 record for the day.

The Bluebirds defeated Herington, 25-10, 25-8; Canton-Galva, 25-15, 25-16; Solomon, 25-8, 20-25, 25-10; Rural Vista, 25-18, 25-16; and Centre 25-3, 25-5.

The Bluebirds (35-1) will travel to Peabody-Burns Saturday for Class 1A, Division I sub-state action.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors competed at home Tuesday and lost to Reming­ton, 26-24, 25-16; Berean Academy, 20-25, 25-12, 25-14; and Marion, 25-14, 25-16.

The Warriors went 1-2 at Little River Saturday.

The Warriors (7-23) will host a Class 1A, Division I sub-state tournament Saturday.

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