Area High School Sports Roundup


Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost two games to Moundridge Tuesday.

Canton-Galva lost Game 1, 5-4. Reed Wiens gave up four hits and one earned run while walking three batters and striking out three. Nick Pearson sustained the pitching loss, surrendering one run on a passed ball. Hunter Pearson was 1-for-3, hitting a double, and had two RBIs.

The Eagles lost Game 2, 12-2. Jordan Gagnebin gave up seven hits and four earned runs, walking one batter and striking out two. Logan Miller, Marshall Reedy and Devyn Elkins each threw one inning of relief.

Nick Pearson and Reed Wiens were each 2-for-4 at-bat. Hunter Pearson and Jonah Sargent each had one RBI.

The Eagles were rained out Thursday and Friday.

Canton-Galva was scheduled to play at Ellinwood Tuesday and will travel to Sedgwick Friday.


Canton-Galva—The Eagles competed at Buhler Monday in a CKTL meet hosted by Central Christian.

Dylan Wood was the boys’ highest finisher, placing first in the 400 (54.73 seconds).

Joey Johnson was second in the high jump (5 feet, 2 inches), while Mason Reedy, Landon Everett, Chase Klinkerman and Wood were second in the 4×400 (3:56.61).

Meanwhile, Tia Moddelmog was the girls’ highest finisher. She won the high jump (4-10) and finished second in the triple jump (33-31⁄2).

Additional second-place finishes were: Katie Fiedler in the 200 (27.55), Maddie Snow in the 400 (1:03.97) and Braylee Doughman in the discus (83-10).

These athletes placed third: Fiedler in both the 100 (12.78) and the 400 (1:04.11); Kaylee Littrell in the discus (80-3); and Whitney Nightingale in the javelin (62-1), 300 hurdles (1:06.41) and 3,200 (18:03.31).

The Eagles were scheduled to host a meet at Goessel Tuesday and will compete in the Hillsboro Relays Friday.

Centre—The Cougars participated in two meets last week.

Centre competed at the Council Grove Invitational Thursday.

Braxton Smith was the boys’ highest finisher. He placed fourth in the javelin (142 feet).

Also scoring points for the boys were: Xavier Espinoza, fifth in the long jump (18-10); and Max Svoboda, sixth in the 100 (11.7 seconds).

As a team, the boys scored seven points to finish 11th.

Meanwhile, Kate Basore won the javelin with a throw of 122-6.

Summer Espinoza was fifth in the shot put (30-51⁄4).

As a team, Centre scored 12 points to tie for 10th place.

Centre competed at the Goessel CKTL meet Tuesday.

Xavier Espinoza was the boys’ highest finisher. He won gold medals in both the 100 (11.86 seconds) and the 200 (24.19).

The boys turned in two second-place performances: Braxton Smith in the javelin (130 feet), and Max Svoboda, Smith, Aidan Svoboda and Espinoza in the 4×100 (48.77).

Three Cougars placed third: Brendon Bina in the javelin (127-2), Max Svoboda in the 400 (57.33) and Aidan Svoboda in the 1,600 (5:19.71).

As a team, the boys finished fifth of six with 61 points.

Kate Basore was the girls’ highest finisher, winning the javelin (123-3).

Summer Espinoza was third in the shot put (31-93⁄4).

As a team, the girls finished sixth with 19 points.

The Cougars were scheduled to compete at Goessel Tuesday and will participate in the Herington Invitational May 4.

Goessel—The Bluebirds hosted a CKTL meet Tuesday.

The girls earned four gold medals.

Stephany Meyer won the long jump (15-71⁄4) and the 200 (27.70) and was second in the triple jump (33-31⁄2).

Olivia Duerksen won the high jump (5 feet), while Lauren Rymill, Meyer, Katherine Manis and Brittney Hiebert won the 4×400 relay (4:34.35).

Hiebert finished second in the 400 (1:05.02) and third in the 800 (2:40.09), while Manis was second in the 300 hurdles (53.11).

Kara Burkholder, Olivia Duerksen, Megan Guerrero and Manis placed second in the 4×100 (57.05).

Finishing third were: Kara Burkholder in the javelin (104-11); Rymill in the 1,600 (6:17.05); and Porclein Unruh, Rymill, Julia Nightengale and Elyse Boden in the 4×800 (11:59.39).

As a team, the girls finished second with 106 points behind Hesston (165) and ahead of Herington (100), Lyons (91), Hillsboro (58) and Centre (19).

Meanwhile, the boys earned two second-place finishes. Jacob Hagewood was second in the 110 hurdles (19.62), while Zackary Guerrero, David Kuhne, Jerah Schmidt and Brody Schroeder were second in the 4×800 (10:20.12).

Jordan Griffin finished third in the high jump (5-4) and the triple jump (35-113⁄4), while Zackary Guerrero was third in the 110 hurdles (21.51).

As a team, the boys finished sixth with 46 points. Hesston won with 151.

The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at home Tuesday in a meet hosted by Canton-Galva and will compete in the Hillsboro Invitational Friday.

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

Kallie Hutchison was the girls’ highest finisher. She won the javelin (71 feet, 8 inches).

Kayla Page was second in the 300 hurdles (1:03.84), while Madelaine Beal, Margaret Beal, Hutchison and Breanna Lett were second in the 4×100 (59.95).

Madelaine Beal was third in the long jump (13-93⁄4).

For the boys, Andrew Wedel also earned a gold medal, winning the shot put (44-61⁄2). Austin Reynolds was second in both the 110 hurdles (17.04) and the triple jump (37-11).

The Warriors were scheduled to compete at Goessel in a meet hosted by Canton-Galva Tuesday and will compete at the Hillsboro Invitational Friday.

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