Area High School Sports Roundup

BASEBALL

Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost two games to Little River Friday, 17-6 and 15-0.

Ethan Loyd sustained the pitching loss in Game 1.

Hunter Pearson was 2-for-3, including a triple, and drove in a pair of runs. Reed Wiens was also 2-for-3.

Wiens sustained the pitching loss in Game 2, a no-hit shutout.

Canton-Galva was scheduled to travel to Ell-Saline Tuesday and will play at Marion Friday. The games with Sedgwick have been rescheduled for May 9.

GOLF

Centre—Nathaniel Engler finished eighth at the Remington Invitational Thursday, carding an 18-hole score of 96. Bryce Brunner shot a 165.

The Cougars will compete at Junction City Thursday.

Goessel—Rhett Makovec paced the Bluebirds at the Remington Invitational Thursday, carding an 18-hole score of 98 to finish 11th. Braden Roby shot a 103, Luke Unruh 105, Carson Sterk 111, Jordan Schmucker 118, Jayce Schmidt 129.

Goessel was scheduled to compete at Pretty Prairie Monday and will travel to Sedgwick Thursday.

TRACK AND FIELD

Canton-Galva—The Eagles competed at the Central Christian CKTL Tuesday.

The girls earned two gold medals to highlight the outing. Whitney Nightingale won the 300 hurdles (1 minute, 6.72 seconds), while Maddie Snow won the 400 (1:03.2).

Meanwhile, the boys turned in two second-place finishes: Dylan Wood in the 400 (56.62) and Lane Wiens in the 1,600 (5:18.67).

The Eagles were scheduled to compete at Moundridge Tuesday and will travel to Hillsboro Friday.

Centre—The Cougars competed at the Central Christian CKTL Tuesday.

Barrett Smith was the boys’ highest finisher. He won the javelin with a throw of 146 feet, 3 inches.

As a team, the boys finished sixth with 27 points. Haven won with 160.

Summer Espinoza paced the girls with a second-place finish in the shot put (31-11⁄2).

As a team, the girls finished fifth with 30 points. Central Christian won with 127.

Centre participated in the Council Grove Invitational Thursday.

Xavier Espinoza finished third in the 400 (54.6 seconds) to pace the boys’ team, who finished ninth of 11 teams with nine points.

Meanwhile, Kate Basore won the javelin (119). As a team, the girls finished ninth of 11 with 14 points.

Centre was scheduled to compete at the Langdon CKTL Tuesday and will participate in the Herington Invitational May 5.

Goessel—The Bluebirds competed at the Halstead Quint Tuesday.

The boys earned five gold medals: Drew Lindeman in the javelin (116 feet, 4 inches), Chase Flaming in the shot put (40-41⁄4), Zach Wiens in the 110 hurdles (16.8) and the 300 hurdles (44.7), and Flaming, Wiens, Zach Zogleman and Josh Schmidt in the 4×100 (47.5).

As a team, the boys placed third with 56 points.

Meanwhile, the girls turned in four first-place finishes: Olivia Duerksen in the high jump (4-8), Shelby Stultz in the pole vault (6-0), Stephany Meyer in the long jump (15-3), and Brittney Hiebert in the 800 (2:41.5).

The girls placed second as a team with 87 points.

The Bluebirds competed at the Norwich Invitational Friday.

The boys won two events: Lindeman in the triple jump (38-7) and Wiens in the 110 hurdles (16.1).

As a team, the boys finished eighth with 39 points.

Four first-place finishes anchored the Bluebird girls to a second-place team finish with 65 points. Duerksen won the high jump (4-10), Meyer, the triple jump (32-63⁄4), and Hiebert, the 400 (1:01.5) and the 800 (2:33.8).

The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at the Halstead Quint Tuesday. Goessel will travel to the Tescott Invitational May 3.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors competed at the Central Christian CKTL Tuesday.

Cody Partridge led the boys’ team by earning two gold medals. He won the high jump (5 feet, 10 inches) and the long jump (20-1).

Elena Miccone was the girls’ highest finisher, placing second in the high jump (4-4).

The Warriors were scheduled to host a meet Tuesday and will travel to Hillsboro Friday.

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