Area High School Sports Roundup

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Canton-Galva—The Eagles started the week with a split with Remington Monday.

Canton-Galva won Game 1, 4-0. The Eagles surrendered just one hit in the game. Meanwhile, Canton-Galva had seven hits, led by Nick Pearson who was 2-for-3 at-bat. Logan Miller drove in two runs.

Reed Wiens earned the pitching win. In two innings, he gave up one hit, walked no one and struck out two Broncos.

Remington won Game 2, 10-0, in five innings, limiting the Eagles to two hits, one by Richard Peterson and one by Nick Pearson.

Marshall Reedy sustained the pitching loss. He gave up one hits and five runs (one earned) in 1⁄3 inning while walking two batters and striking out one.

Canton-Galva then lost two games to Inman Tuesday, 10-1 and 9-3.

In Game 1, three Eagles had one hit: Reed Wiens, Marshall Reedy and Hunter Pearson. Reedy had one RBI.

Wiens sustained the pitching loss. In three innings, he gave up four hits and six runs (two earned). He walked three batters and struck out two.

In Game 2, Canton-Galva held a 2-0 lead after the first inning but did not score again until the sixth.

Wiens was 3-for-4 at-bat and had one RBI.

Jordan Gagnebin sustained the pitching loss. He gave up two hits and three runs (none earned) in two innings of work while walking one batter and striking out one.

Canton-Galva (4-12) was the No. 5 seed in the Class 2-1A regional tournament hosted by Moundridge. The Eagles faced No. 4 Rosalia-Flinthills (6-13) Monday.

TRACK AND FIELD

Canton-Galva—The Eagles competed at the Wheat State League meet at Goessel Thursday.

The girls brought home two gold medals.

Tia Moddelmog won the pole vault (8 feet, 6 inches), while Katie Fiedler finished first in the 100 (13.24 seconds).

Maddie Snow placed second in the 400 (1:02.89), while Moddelmog tied for third in the high jump (4-8) and was fourth in the triple jump (32-101⁄2).

These athletes finished fifth: Braylee Doughman in both the shot put (29-101⁄2) and the discus (86-3); Brianna Gough in the 800 (3:01.46); and Snow in the 200 (29.06).

Fiedler was sixth in the 200 (29.21).

As a team, the girls finished fifth of 11 teams with 46 points. Herington won with 126.

Meanwhile, Dylan Wood led the boys’ team as the only individual medalist. He finished second in the 400 in a personal-best 53.15. He missed first place by one one-hundredth of a second.

Two relays finished fifth: Chase Klinkerman, Landon Everett, Dawson Minson and Wood in the 4×400 (3:50.23) and Tim Unrein, Jacob Klataske, Cyler Johnson and Chandler Metheny in the 4×800 (11:16.98).

As a team, the boys finished 10th with 12 points. Solomon won with 140.

The Eagles will compete in the Class 2A regional meet at Herington Friday. Field events are scheduled to start at 3 p.m., followed by preliminary races at 5 p.m. Finals will start 30 minutes after prelims. The top four placers in each event will qualify for the state meet.

Centre—The Cougars participated in the Wheat State League meet at Goessel Thursday.

Xavier Espinoza paved the way by winning two events. He placed first in both the 400 (53.14 seconds) and the long jump (19 feet, 1⁄4 inch). Espinoza was second in the 100 (11.86).

Braxton Smith finished third in the javelin (123-9), while Cody Svoboda was fourth in that event (119-6).

Max Svoboda was fifth in the 200 (25.30), and Aidan Svoboda placed fifth in the 800 (2:19.23) and sixth in the 1,600 (5:13.08).

As a team, the boys finished fourth of 11 schools with 43 points. Solomon won with 140.

Meanwhile, Kate Basore earned a gold medal by winning the javelin (125-7). She was sixth in the shot put (28-31⁄2).

Summer Espinoza placed fourth in the shot put (30-41⁄4).

As a team, the girls finished 10th of 11 with 15 points. Herington won with 126.

Centre will take eight athletes to the Class 1A regional canton-meet at Burlington Friday.

Field events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., followed by preliminary races at 4:30 p.m. and finals at 6 p.m. The top four placers in each event will qualify for the state meet.

Goessel—The Bluebirds hosted the Wheat State League meet Thursday.

Two relay teams paved the way for the girls with first-place medals. Katherine Manis, Stephany Meyer, Lauren Rymill and Brittney Hiebert won the 4×400 (4:26.65); while Rymill, Maddy Meier, Julia Nightengale and Hiebert won the 4×800 (11:23.74).

Hiebert was second in the 800 (2:37.65) and third in the 400 (1:05.33); while Stephany Meyer finished second in the long jump (15-5); and was third in both the 200 (28.35) and the triple jump (33-91⁄2).

Rymill placed second in the 1,600 (6:07.96) and third in the 800 (2:50.70); while Katherine Manis was second in the 300 hurdles (52.85) and third in the 100 hurdles (18.46).

Olivia Duerksen tied for third in the high jump (4-8) and was third in the long jump (14-11); while Kara Burkholder was third in the javelin (97-1).

Nightengale finished third in the 3,200 (13:40.65) and fourth in the 1,600 (6:13.42).

Maria Fuster was fourth in the 100 hurdles (20.26) and sixth in the 300 hurdles (56.49).

Porclein Unruh was fifth in the 3,200 (16:09.26); while Kara Burkholder, Olivia Duerksen, Megan Guerrero and Manis were fifth in the 4×100 (57.11).

Edel Miller finished sixth in the 3,200 (17:48.44).

As a team, the girls finished second of 11 with 119 points behind Herington (126).

Meanwhile, Josh Schmidt paved the way for the boys, winning the 200 (24.25); finishing fourth in the long jump (17-91⁄4); and placing fifth in both the 100 (12.20) and the 400 (55.74).

Mathias Salmen was third in the high jump (5-6), while Zackary Guerrero was fourth in the 110 hurdles (20.05).

David Kuhne, Brody Schroeder, Jerah Schmidt and Zach Zogleman were fourth in the 4×800 (9:52.26); while Jacob Hagewood, Jordan Griffin, Salmen and Zogleman were fifth in the 4×100 (48.78).

Hagewood was fifth in the 110 hurdles (20.17) and sixth in the 300 hurdles (49.52), while Jerah Schmidt was sixth in the 3,200 (12:14.90).

Griffin was sixth in the triple jump (35-113⁄4).

As a team, the boys placed seventh with 39 points. Solomon won with 140.

The Bluebirds will compete in the Class 1A regional meet at Burlington Friday.

Field events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., followed by preliminary races at 4:30 p.m. and finals at 6 p.m. The top four placers in each event will qualify for the state meet.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors competed at the Wheat State League meet at Goessel Thursday.

Andrew Wedel was Peabody-Burns’ highest finisher. He placed second in the shot put (45-101⁄2) and scored eight points.

Meanwhile, Kallie Hutchison led the girls by finishing fourth in the javelin (85-3). She scored four points.

Both Warrior teams finished 11th.

The Warriors will compete in the Class 1A regional meet at Burling­ton Friday.

Field events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., followed by preliminary races at 4:30 p.m. and finals at 6 p.m. The top four placers in each event will qualify for the state meet.

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