Area High School Sports Roundup

CROSS COUNTRY

Canton-Galva?The Eagles competed in the Centre Invitational at Herington Thursday. Maddie Snow was the girls? sole varsity participant, completing the course in 24:35.4 to place ninth among a field of 23 runners.

Meanwhile, in the boys? varsity race, Lane Wiens turned in a career-best performance, crossing the finish line in 19:58.5 to finish 17th among 43 runners. Cash Toews was 28th (21:35.2), Dawson Minson 33rd (22:38.5), Logan Miller 36th (23:30.2) and Zach Snow 42nd (25:50.9).

In junior varsity girls? action, Whitney Nightingale was eighth (33:15.0), and Kaylee Littrell 10th (34:30.5).

The Eagles were scheduled to compete at Marion Tuesday and will run at Halstead Oct. 1.

Centre?The Cougars hosted an invitational at Herington Thursday. CJ Thompson was the Cougars? only varsity runner, finishing 22nd of 43 in the boys? 5-k with a time of 21 minutes, 1.3 seconds.

In junior varsity girls? action, Carissa Shields finished 11th of 12 (35:24.6).

In the boys? junior varsity race, Tanner Wiggans trimmed 2 minutes from last week?s time, finishing 28th of 43 (26:16.0), and Jordan Miller 42nd (35:16.9).

Centre was scheduled to run at Marion Tuesday and will travel to Halstead Oct. 1.

Goessel?The Bluebirds competed at Bennington Thursday.

Jen Meysing paced the girls with a 14th place finish in 24:53.9. Julia Nightengale also medaled with a 15th-place finish (25:14.3).

Lauren Rymill was 20th (26:46.4), Saskia Clostermeyer 25th (29:12.1), Edel Miller 33rd (31:30.5), Sarah Wagner 35th (32:12.1), and Maddy Meier 41st (37:12.7).

As a team, the girls finished fourth of four.

Devon LeRoy paced the boys by placing eighth among a field of 63 with a time of 19:33.0. Freddy Scheffe was 10th (19:58.3), Zach Wiens 27th (21:54.2), Leighton Wagner 43rd (24:09.4) and Nate Impson 57th (25:59.1).

As a team, the boys finished third of six.

Goessel was scheduled to compete at Southeast of Saline Tuesday and will run at Harvey County East Lake Oct. 1.

FOOTBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles earned their first win of the season by defeating Burrton Friday, 56-35.

Canton-Galva trailed, 14-6, after the first quarter, but outscored Burrton, 30-7, in the second quarter to take the lead at halftime, 36-21.

The Eagles built their lead by outscoring Burrton 20-8 in the third quarter. Burrton added six points in the final quarter.

Canton-Galva recorded 296 rushing yards, led by Marshall Reedy with 19 carries for 111 yards. Through the air, Jonah Sargent was 5-for-10 for 216 yards and five touchdowns.

Clayton Sargent led the defense with 20 tackles, including nine tackles for loss.

Canton-Galva (1-2)?will host Life Prep Academy (0-2) Friday.

Centre at Goessel?Goessel defeated Centre Friday, 50-42.

The Bluebirds led 22-0 after the first quarter and 28-12 at halftime. Centre closed the gap to 36-34 in the third quarter, but the Bluebirds solidified the win with a 14-8 fourth quarter.

Two Bluebirds had more than 100 yards rushing:?Miguel Guerrero had 10 carries for 158 yards and two touchdowns, and Josh Schmidt had 19 carries for 154 yards and three scores.

Schmidt completed eight of 15 passes for 101 yards and one touchdown.

Meanwhile, Centre?s Cole Methvin led the Cougar ground game with 17 carries for 123 yards and three touchdowns. Through the air, Methvin was 7-for-18 for 108 yards.

Goessel (1-2) was scheduled to play at Sylvan-Lucas (1-1)?Friday. Centre (0-3)?was scheduled to host Rural Vista (2-1) Friday.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors lost to Little River Friday, 32-6. Peabody-Burns (2-1) will host Solomon (3-0) Friday.

VOLLEYBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles split a pair of games at Ell-Saline Tuesday. Canton-Galva lost to Remington (25-22, 25-8) before defeating Ell-Saline (25-14, 26-24).

The Eagles (4-6) were scheduled to play at Bennington Tuesday and will participate in the Herington tournament Saturday.

Centre?The Cougars lost two games to Solomon Tuesday. Centre lost the first game, 25-23, 25-16. The Cougars took Solomon to three sets in the second game but lost (21-25, 25-16, 21-25).

Summer Espinoza led the Cougar attack with 11 kills. Katie Marler had 56 assists.

Centre competed at the Marion Spikefest Saturday.

In pool play, the Cougars lost to Marion (25-18, 25-16), Sedgwick (25-21, 25-13) and Halstead (25-18, 26-24).

Shelby Pankratz led the attack with seven kills. Emily Schlesener had eight ace serves. Pankratz had 60 assists.

Centre (3-10) was scheduled to play at Peabody-Burns Tuesday. The Cougars will travel to Herington Saturday.

Goessel?The Bluebirds kept their win-streak alive with a pair of league victories at White City Tuesday.

Goessel defeated Rural Vista (25-5, 25-3) and Peabody-Burns (25-6, 25-7), giving up just 21 points in four sets.

The Bluebirds picked up two more wins Thursday at Remington, defeating Eureka (25-13, 25-5) and the host team (25-10, 25-23) to improve to 13-0 on the season.

Goessel was scheduled to host Hesston Monday and Little River and Solomon Tuesday. The Bluebirds will participate in the Olpe Invitational Saturday.

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