AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

CROSS COUNTRY

Canton-Galva?Lane Wiens led the Eagles at Marion Thursday, finishing 21st in 21:07. Zach Snow was 34th in the JV race (25:41).

Brittany Dieker led the girls with a 48th-place finish in 21:13. Krystal May was 15th in the JV?race (25:54), Kaylee Littrell was 20th (27:38) and Katie Diehl was 22nd (29:17).

The Eagles will run at the Wedgewood Golf Course at Halstead Thursday. The varsity girls are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 4:50 p.m. JV races will follow.

Centre?Kevin Lewis led the Cougar boys at Marion with a 55th-place finish in 27:34. Fred Vannini was 56th (27:45).

For the girls, Nellie Kasse?baum placed 20th in 18:26. Ally Basore was 24th (18:36) and Amy Makovec was 31st (19:14).

Centre will run at Halstead Thursday. The varsity girls are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and the boys for4:50 p.m.

Goessel?Heath Goertzen led the Bluebirds at South?east of Saline Tuesday, finishing 27th in 19:39.

Zach Wiens was 64th (21:51), Nils Erdoesi 77th (22:55), Aaron Woelk 91st (25:42), Dane Kruger 93rd (26:06) and Leighton Wagner was 94th (27:09).

As a team, the boys placed 14th.

Sophie Freuler led the girls with a 17th-place finish (17:42). Jen Meysing was 26th (18:44.88), Mayuko Kanda 47th (20:06) and Riley Jarvis was 50th (20:25).

Merle Weidenhammer placed 13th in 21:20.98 in the girls? junior varsity race.

Ben Wiens paced the Warriors at Marion Thursday with a 15th-place finish in 20:24. Heath Goertzen was 18th (20:44), Zach Wiens 34th (22:21), Nils Erdoesi was 46th (24:01) and Aaron Woelk was 53rd (26:06). The boys finished sixth as a team.

In the JV race, Leighton Wagner was 31st (25:29) and Dane Kruger 41st (26:34).

Sophie Freuler led the girls with a seventh-place finish in 17:15. Jen Meysing was ninth (17:28, PR), Riley Jarvis 34th (19:17, PR), Mayuko Kanda 38th (20:13) and Merle Weidenhammer 43rd (20:54). Kara Schmucker finished 18th in the JV race (26:13).

The girls finished third as a team.

The Bluebirds will compete at Harvey County East Lake for a meet hosted by Berean Academy Thursday.

The JV girls will race at 4:20 p.m., followed by the JV boys at 4:40 p.m., varsity girls at 5 p.m., and varsity boys at 5:30 p.m.

Peabody-Burns?Jaydin Hutchison finished 22nd in the JV boys? race in 24:34 at Marion Thursday.

Andrea Kubickova was sixth (21:18) in the JV?girls? race and Fenya Lang was 11th (23:38).

The Warriors will run at Halstead Thursday. The varsity girls are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 4:50 p.m.

FOOTBALL

Centre?The Cougars defeated Burlingame 44-20 Friday.

Kyle Methvin scored first on a 1-yard touchdown run, connecting with Ty Simons for the 2-point conversion. The Cougars added two touchdown passes from Methvin to Terran Thomp?son for 14 yards and 66 yards and a 24-6 halftime lead.

Methvin scored Centre?s next two touchdowns on runs of 7 and 25 yards. Simons added the final touchdown on a 1-yard run for the 44-20 score.

Centre had 255 yards rushing, led by Methvin with 161 yards on 26 carries. Methvin was 5-for-9 passing for 122 yards.

The Cougars (3-2) will host Peabody-Burns (4-0) at 7 p.m. Friday.

Peabody-Burns vs. Cant?on-Galva?The Warriors defeated the visiting Eagles 50-20 Friday.

Canton-Galva jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, but Peabody-Burns scored 30 points in the second quarter for a 30-20 halftime lead.

The Warriors added 20 points in the third quarter.

Peabody-Burns had 424 rushing yards, led by Fred Winsor with 254 yards on 19 carries. Braxton Kyle was 5-for-7 passing for 92 yards and one touchdown.

Xavier Jabary led the defense with seven tackles.

Friday at 7 p.m., Peabody-Burns (4-0) will play Centre (3-2) and Canton-Galva (3-1) will host Central Plains (3-1).

Goessel?The Bluebirds picked up their first win Friday at Burrton.

Goessel enjoyed a 40-6 halftime lead and won, 46-28. The Bluebirds recorded 248 yards rushing, led by Miguel Guerrero with 212 yards on 18 carries.

Lucas Hiebert was 3-for-10 passing for 31 yards and one touchdown.

Kellen Froese led the defense with 15 tackles.

Goessel (1-3)?will host Tescott (2-2) at 7 p.m. Friday.

VOLLEYBALL

Centre?In a home triangular Tuesday, the Cougars defeated Wakefield 25-7, 25-11. Cacey Simons led with four ace serves, and Bryanna Svoboda led with nine kills.

The Cougars then defeated Peabody-Burns, 25-12, 25-14. Svoboda had three aces, and Brenna Shields and Svoboda each had five kills.

The Cougars went 5-1 at Herington Saturday to claim second place.

Centre defeated Sunrise Christian Academy, 26-28, 28-26, 25-18. Svoboda led with nine kills.

Centre then beat Council Grove, 25-23, 25-14. Shelby Makovec served two aces, while Svoboda had seven kills.

The Cougars followed with a 25-17, 25-16 win over Herington; Simons led with six kills.

Centre defeated Rural Vista, 25-23, 25-19, and Simons led with six kills.

The Cougars defeated Wakefield, 25-9, 25-18; Svoboda had nine kills.

Centre?s only loss of the day was to Sacred Heart (25-22, 25-21). Svoboda had five kills.

Centre was scheduled to play at Rural Vista Tuesday and will play at home Oct. 8.

Goessel?The Bluebirds swept two games at Solomon Tuesday, defeating Little River (25-16, 25-15) and Solomon (25-11, 25-9).

With the wins, Goessel improved to 6-0 in the league, 11-2 overall.

Goessel claimed third place at the Olpe Volleyball Tournament Saturday. The Bluebirds opened pool play with losses to Northern Heights (25-17, 28-26) and Wabaunsee (25-20, 25-14), then defeated Peabody-Burns (25-7, 25-16) and lost to Olpe (24-26, 25-19, 25-9).

In semifinals, Wabaun?see defeated Goessel, 25-17, 25-18. The Bluebirds defeated Northern Heights in the consolation match (19-25, 25-18, 26-24) to finish third.

The Bluebirds were scheduled to play at Wake?field Tuesday and at Canton-Galva Saturday for a 9 a.m. start.

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors competed at Centre Tuesday, defeating Wake?field, 25-14, 25-22, then losing to Centre, 25-12, 25-14. The Warriors were scheduled to play at home Tuesday and will travel to Centre Oct. 8.

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