AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

All six area cross-country teams competed at the Peabody Invitational last Thursday. Among them were: Lane Wiens from Canton-Galva, who placed second in the JV race.Canton-Galva?Lane Wiens paced the Eagle boys at the Peabody-Burns Invitational Thursday, finishing second in the junior varsity race with a time of 20:08. Zach Snow finished 39th in 25:49.

Brittany Dieker led the girls with a second-place finish in the JV race in 19:46. Katie Diehl was 16th (25:29), and Krystal May 17th (25:42).

The Eagles will compete at Marion Thursday, where the girls run at 4:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 5 p.m.

Centre?Leading the Cougars at the Peabody-Burns invitational Thursday was Nellie Kassebaum, who earned a medal by placing 16th in 18:51. Ally Basore finished 22nd in 19:16.

For the boys, Kevin Lewis came 35th with a personal-best time of 22:16.

Amy Makovec won the JV girls? race 19:42. Fred Van?nini placed 40th (26:22) among JV boys.

The Cougars were scheduled to run at Southeast of Saline Tuesday and will travel Thursday to Marion, where the girls will compete at 4:30 p.m. and the boys at 5 p.m.

All six area cross-country teams competed at the Peabody Invitational last Thursday. Among them were: Nellie Kassebaum from Centre, who placed 16th in the varsity race.Goessel??Yesterday was another good day for us at Peabody,? coach Tyler Schroeder said Friday. ?The storms stayed away, and we saw some new PRs: Zach, Jen, Merle, Leighton, Nils, and Kara all established new top times for their careers.?

Ben Wiens placed 25th in the boys? 5-k race with a time of 20:14. Heath Goertzen placed 26th in 20:21. They were followed by Zach Wiens (30th, 20:53), Nils Erdoesi (36th, 22:36) and Dane Kruger (43rd, 24:23).

As a team, the Bluebirds placed fifth.

Sophie Freuler led the girls in the 4-k race with an eighth-place finish in 17:55. Jen Meysing placed 10th in 18:01. Mayuko Kanda was 25th (19:37), and Riley Jarvis 31st (20:13).

In the JV races, Aaron Woelk placed 28th (24:18) and Leighton Wagner 36th (24:55) for the boys, while Merle Weidenhammer was third (20:15) and Kara Schmucker 15th (24:39) for the girls.

The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at Southeast of Saline Tuesday and will travel Thursday to Marion, where the girls will run at 4:30 p.m. and the boys at 5 p.m.

Peabody-Burns?Jaydin Hutchison was the sole Warrior to compete in the junior varsity 5-k race at Peabody Thursday. He placed 19th with a time of 22:27.

All six area cross-country teams competed at the Peabody Invitational last Thursday. Among them were: Goessel?s Ben Wiens, 25th varsity.Andrea Kubickova led the girls with a fifth-place finish in the JV race (21:23). Fenja Lang was 11th (23:33) and Paige Murray 18th (26:44).

Peabody-Burns will compete at Marion Thursday. The girls run at 4:30 p.m. and the boys at 5 p.m.

FOOTBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles defeated St. John?s Military 72-24 Friday night.

Canton-Galva built a 44-16 lead by halftime, and sealed the game by outscoring St. John?s 28-8 in the third quarter

The Eagles (3-0) will play at Peabody-Burns (3-0) Friday at 7 p.m.

Centre?The Cougars lost at home to Lebo Friday, 36-18. Centre scored first on an 11-yard pass from Kyle Methvin to Terren Thompson, then added a second score on a 48-yard run by Methvin. But by halftime, Lebo held a 20-12 lead.

Lebo outscored the Cougars 16-6 in the second half. Centre?s final score came with 1:38 left in the game when Methvin hit Ty Simons on a 4-yard pass.

All six area cross-country teams competed at the Peabody Invitational last Thursday. Among them were: ndrea Kubickova, fifth in the JV race.Methvin ran for 137 of the team?s 222 rushing yards, yards, and was 9-for-17 passing for 104 yards.

Centre (1-2) will play at Bur?lingame (2-1) Friday at 7 p.m.

Goessel?The Bluebirds lost Friday?s football game to Southern Cloud, 54-6.

Southern Cloud built a 40-0 lead before Goessel got on the board with an 8-yard pass from Chase Flaming to Mark Schmidt with 6:29 left in the third quarter.

Southern Cloud scored twice more, and the game ended in the third quarter.

Goessel had 89 rushing yards, led by Miguel Guer?rero with 16 carries for 44 yards. Flaming was 7-of-11 passing for 47 yards and one touchdown.

Kellen Froese led the defense with six tackles.

The Bluebirds (0-3) play at Burrton (0-3) Friday at 7 p.m.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors defeated Burlin?game 52-6 Friday.

Peabody-Burns scored 38 unanswered points in the first quarter to put the game out of reach early. The Warriors rushed for 86 yards, led by Fred Winsor with six carries for 60 yards.

Braxton Kyle completed five of seven passes for 103 yards.

Winsor led the defense with seven tackles.

PBHS (3-0) will host Canton-Galva (3-0) Friday at 7 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

Canton-Galva?The Eagles went 1-3 at Marion Spikefest Saturday.

Canton-Galva opened with a 7-25, 13-25 loss to Halstead and then fell to Marion 15-25, 14-25.

The Eagles then defeated Eureka, 25-14, 22-25, 26-24, to wrap up pool play, then ended the day with a loss to Lyons, 25-22, 13-25, 15-25.

The Eagles dropped two games at Remington Tues?day, first falling to Ell-Saline, 15-25, 25-22, 9-25.

?We did a super job of regrouping in the second set, battling the Cardinals toe to toe and leveling the set count 1-1,? coach Jenny Loyd said. ?We got down early in Set 3 and were never able to gain control.?

The Eagles followed with a 20-25, 12-25 loss to Reming?ton.

?We?ve got to be able to string together an entire match, not just a fantastic set here and there,? Loyd said. ?We need to extend our mental toughness and play our game from the first to the very last point of each and every match.

?Consistency is the key, and I have no doubt that we?ll get there.?

Centre?The Cougars took fourth in the Marion Spikefest Saturday.

Centre opened with a 25-13, 25-11 victory over Lyons, then defeated Berean, 25-14, 25-14. The Cougars wrapped up pool play with a 23-25, 25-14, 25-17 win versus Sedg?wick.

CHS then lost to Marion, 13-25, 16-25 to set up a rematch with Sedgwick for third place, which Centre lost, 16-25, 25-17, 14-25.

Cacey Simons was named to the all-tournament team. She led the Cougars with 32 kills in five games. Shelby Makovec led with five ace serves.

Centre was scheduled to play at home Tuesday, then will compete at Herington Saturday at 9 a.m.

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