Area high school sports roundup

CROSS COUNTRY

Canton-Galva?The Eagles ran at Burrton Thursday.

Maddie Snow was the Eagles? only varsity girl participant, crossing the finish line in ninth place (25:12).

Kaylee Littrell was 10th in the junior varsity girls? race (37:43).

Lane Wiens led the boys? in the varsity race with a 15th-place finish in 19:39. Cash Toews was 18th (19:47) and Logan Miller 33rd (21:23). All three set personal-best times.

Completing the field, Dawson Minson was 36th (22:00) and Zach Snow 45th (23:52).

Tristan Smith was 18th in the junior varsity race (31:42).

The Eagles will compete at the Belleville-Republic County regional Oct. 24.

Centre?The Cougars ran twice last week. Centre competed at Ellsworth Tuesday. CJ Thompson covered the 5-k course in 20 minutes, 30.76 seconds to finish 34th among a field of 64. In the junior varsity race, Tanner Wiggans was 34th (25:07.40) and Jordan Miller 49th (37:33.52).

In the junior varsity girls? race, Carissa Shields was 13th (37:53.84).

Two days later, the Cougars competed at the Burrton Invitational at Harvey County West Park Thursday.

In the varsity boys? race, Thompson finished 25th among a field of 45 finishers in 20:46.71. In the junior varsity race, Wiggans earned a medal by placing ninth in 24:02.37. Miller was 19th (36:38.18).

Regional cross country is scheduled for Oct. 24 at Pleasanton.

Goessel?The Bluebirds earned nine medals at the Burrton Invitational at Harvey County West Park Thursday.

Julia Nightengale led the Bluebirds by placing sixth of 21 finishers in the varsity girls? race with a time of 24 minutes, 37.46 seconds. Lauren Rymill was 12th (25:33.84).

Meanwhile, Saskia Clostermeyer won the junior varsity race (28:38.46). Maddy Meier was third (29:48.28), Sarah Wagner fifth (31:03.96) and Edel Miller sixth (31:57.15).

Devon LeRoy paced the Bluebirds in the boys? varsity race by placing 10th among 45 finishers (19:20.99). Freddy Scheffe was 12th (19:30.94) and Zach Wiens 21st (20:36.37).

Nathan Impson finished 10th in the junior varsity boys? race (24:04.43).

The Bluebirds will compete in a regional meet hosted by Pleasanton at Sugar Valley Golf Course south of Mound City Oct. 24.

FOOTBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles fell to 0-2 in district play with a 50-0 loss to Solomon Friday.

Canton-Galva recorded 60 yards of offense, all on the ground, led by Travis Unruh with 12 carries for 36 yards.

Unruh led the Eagle defense with 12 tackles.

The Eagles (0-2, 1-5)?will host Little River (1-1, 4-2) Friday.

Centre?The Cougars improved to 2-0 in district play with a 42-34 victory at Tescott Friday.

Centre rolled up 319 yards of offense, including 227 rushing yards led by Barrett Smith with 19 carries for 108 yards and two touchdowns. Through the air, Cole Methvin was 7-for-12 for 92 yards and two touchdowns.

Centre (2-0, 2-4) will host undefeated Chase (2-0, 6-0) for homecoming Friday.

Goessel?The Bluebirds lost to Ellinwood Friday, 64-38.

Goessel (0-2, 2-4) will host undefeated Solomon (2-0, 6-0) Friday.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors remained unbeaten in district play by defeating Madison/Ham?ilton Friday, 36-20.

Peabody-Burns (2-0, 4-2) will host Rural Vista (1-1, 4-2) Friday.

GIRLS? GOLF

Centre?The Cougars participated in the Silver Lake Open at Western Hills Monday. Hannah Peterson was Centre?s top finisher, carding a nine-hole score of 57. Ally Basore shot a 63, Karoline Chizek 67 and Becca Reneau 71.

As a team, Centre finished sixth of seven with a score of 258.

Regional golf was scheduled for Monday. State golf will be held Oct. 19.

VOLLEYBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles split a pair of games at Hutchinson Trinity Tuesday.

Canton-Galva won a hard-fought, three-set battle over the host team. The Eagles lost Set 1, 25-15, but fought back to win Sets 2 and 3 by the same margin, 26-24.

The Eagles then lost to Sedgwick, 2-1 (25-17, 18-25, 22-25).

The Eagles are the No. 7 seed in the Heart of America league tournament hosted by Marion Saturday.

In Pool 2, the Eagles will face No. 2 Remington at 9 a.m., followed by games against No. 10 Berean Academy, No. 6 Sedgwick and No. 3 Hutchinson Trinity.

Pool 1 teams include No. 1 Marion, No. 4 Moundridge, No. 5 Bennington, No. 8 Inman and No. 9 Ell-Saline.

Centre?The Cougars defeated Peabody-Burns twice Tuesday.

Centre won the first game (25-21, 25-9) and followed with a second win in the nightcap (25-13, 25-12). Summer Espinoza led Centre?s attack with 12 kills.

The Cougars were scheduled to play at Moundridge Tuesday.

Centre will travel to Little River Saturday for the Wheat State League tournament. As the No. 3 seed, Centre will begin play against No. 6 Elyria Christian in Pool B. After that, Centre will face No. 7 Peabody-Burns and No. 2 Solomon.

Pool A includes No. 1 Goessel, No. 4 Wakefield, No. 5 Little River and No. 8 Rural Vista.

Goessel?The Bluebirds earned a pair of wins at Little River Tuesday, defeating Wakefield (25-7, 25-6) and the host school (25-3, 25-8) to improve to 29-0 on the season.

Goessel was scheduled to host Little River and Inman Tuesday.

The Bluebirds will travel to Little River Saturday for the Wheat State League tournament.

As the No. 1 seed, Goessel will begin play at 9 a.m. against No. 8 Rural Vista in Pool A. The Bluebirds will face No. 5 Little River and No. 4 Wakefield after that.

Pool B teams include No. 2 Solomon, No. 3 Centre, No. 6 Elyria Christian and No. 7 Peabody-Burns.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors were scheduled to play at Berean Academy Tuesday.

The Warriors are the No. 7 seed in the Wheat State League tournament hosted by Little River Saturday.

In Pool B, Peabody-Burns will face No. 2 Solomon at 9 a.m., with games against No. 3 Centre and No. 6 Elyria Christian after that.

Pool A teams include No. 1 Goessel, No. 4 Wakefield, No. 5 Little River and No. 8 Rural Vista.

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