Area High School Sports Roundup (5-16-18)


◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles completed their regular-season schedule May 10 with a single-game, 15-5 loss to Lincoln/Sylvan-Lucas, at Galva.

The game was a close affair through the first four innings. The Eagles led 2-1 after one inning, trailed 3-2 after two innings, then jumped in front again with a three-run fourth inning for a 5-4 lead.

But the roof caved in on the Eagles in the top of the fifth inning when Lin­coln/Syl­van-Lucas broke loose for 11 runs. When Canton-Galva couldn’t score in the home half of the inning, the game ended by run-rule.

The Eagles managed only three base hits in the contest, but drew nine walks.

Jonah Sargent absorbed the pitching loss for CGHS.

Canton-Galva’s regular-season record is 2-17.

Inman—On May 8, the Eagles lost a doubleheader at Inman, 16-6 and 15-0.

Canton-Galva scored a run in the first inning of Game 1, but Inman responded with four runs in the bottom of the inning, then added three more in the bottom of the second for a 7-1 lead.

Each team scored one run over the next two innings for an 8-2 score through four innings. The Teutons erupted for five runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth for the 16-6 final score, ending the game by run-rule.

Canton-Galva collected nine hits to Inman’s 10. Brandon Huff hit two singles and Richard Peterson two doubles to lead the Eagles.

Game 2 ended by run-rule after three innings. Inman’s 2-0 lead after the first inning grew to 10-0 after two innings and 15-0 after three. Brayden Collins had two of his team’s three hits in the game. Keaton Littrell absorbed the pitching loss.

Canton-Galva, 2-14 at the time of seeding, will begin post-season play May 14 at the Class 2-1A regional at Moundridge. The Eagles, seeded fifth, will play No. 4 Inman (3-17) at Moundridge starting at 4:30 p.m.


◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles competed May 10 at the Wheat State League track meet hosted by Hering­ton. The girls’ team finished fifth with 68 points; Hope won the girls’ title with 92 points.

For the girls, Katie Fied­ler was the league champion in the 100 (12.8) and the 200 (27.11) and took second in long jump (15-2.75). Tia Moddelmog placed second in all three of her events: high jump (5-2), triple jump (34-3.5), and 300 hurdles (49.96). Maddie Snow was second in the 400 (1:04.58) and third in the 200 (28.0). Braylee Dough­man and Brianna Gough also scored points for the girls with Doughman’s sixth-place finish in shot put (30-9.5) and Gough’s sixth place finish in the 800 (3:08.4).

For the boys, Cash Toews finished second in the 800 (2:17.88) and Kinser Colgin was fourth in triple jump (39-2) and long jump (17-6). Toews and Colgin joined Chase Klinkerman and Landon Everett in the 4×400 relay to take fourth (3:53.88).

The Eagles are headed to Class 2A regional Friday at Valley Heights High School in Blue Rapids. Starting time is 2 p.m.

◼ Centre: The Cougar girls’ and boys’ teams placed eighth among 11 schools at the Wheat State League meet May 10 at Herington. The girls scored 20 points and the boys 26.

For the girls, Kate Basore placed first in javelin (121-9) and fifth in discus (97-6); Cailey Bar­ney placed fifth in the 100 meters (13.20); Emma David was fifth in the 800 (3:05.08). The 4×100 team of Barney, Alyssa Espinoza, David and Samantha Espi­no­za placed fourth (56.79).

For the boys, Xavier Espinoza won long jump (19-6) and placed second in the 100 (11.84); Aidan Svoboda finished second in the 1600 meters (5:05.92).

The Cougars are headed to the Class 1A regional Friday at Bur­ling­ton High School. Start­ing time is 3 p.m.

◼ Goessel: The Bluebird girls’ and boys’ teams both placed second among the 11 schools competing at the Wheat State League meet May 10 at Herington.

The girls scored 91 points, coming one point short of Hope for the title. The boys scored 72 points; Solomon won with 136.

For the girls, Stephany Meyer won triple jump (34-6.75) and long jump (16-3.5) and placed fourth in the 200 (28.60). Brittney Hiebert placed first in the 800 (2:43.0) and third in the 400 (1:06.44). Elizabeth Schmucker placed fifth (1:10.02) in the 400. Porcelain Unruh was fourth in the 800 (2:59.0). Julia Nightengale was fourth in the 1600 (6:33.74) and fourth in the 3200 (14:11.82). Elyse Boden was fifth in the 1600 (6:57.62). Cassandra Rust was sixth in the 1600 (7:05.03). MaKayla Davis fifth in 100-meter hurdles (21.0). Abby Hannon placed second in pole vault (7-0).

The 4×100 team of Raechel Boese, Elizabeth Schmucker, Megan Guerrero and Abby Hannon placed sixth (58.31).

The 4×400 team of Raechel Boese, Brittney Hiebert, Stephany Meyer and Elizabeth Schmucker placed first (4:33.07).

The 4×800 team of Porcelain Unruh, Neviah Impson, Cassandra Rust and Elyse Boden placed second (11:52.80).

For the boys, Juan Aguilar won the 1600 (5:02.9), placed third in pole vault (8-6) and placed fifth in the 1600 (2:23.98). Jacob Hagewood was sixth in the 200 (25.91) and triple jump (37-0). Jerah Schmidt was second in the 800 (2:21.0) and fourth in the 3200 (12:36.32). Dawson Duerksen was second in the 3200 (12:06.87) and sixth in the 1600 (5:21.10). Chance Jacobson was third in the 3200 (12:17.09). Nathan Impson was fifth in the 3200 (12:58.0). Jordan Griffin finished fifth in javelin (132-11).

Goessel’s 4×100 team of Kale Funk, Jordan Griffin, Zach Zogelman and Jacob Hagewood placed fifth (48.56). The 4×400 team of Zach Zogelman, Nate Zogelman, Zackary Guer­rero and David Sawyer finished sixth (4:10.74). The 4×800 team of Jerah Schmidt, Zach Zogelman, Dawson Duerksen and Juan Aguilar placed second (9:59.12).

Tescott—The Bluebirds competed at the Tescott Invitational May 7. The girls’ team placed first among the nine schools competing with 122 points; the boys’ team placed third with 76 points, which was 28 points behind first-place Central Plains.

The Bluebird girls achieved a top-three finish in the following events. Steph­any Meyer won triple jump (33-2) and placed third in the 200 (27.69). Britt­ney Hiebert placed second in the 400 (1:05.17) and 800 (2:43.94). Elizabeth Schmucker placed third in the 100 (14.22). Neviah Impson placed second in the 3200 (14:45.13) and Julia Nighten­gale was third (14:50.17). Kara Burkholder placed first in javelin (109-3). Abby Hannon was second in pole vault (6-6).

The 4×400 team of Eliza­beth Schmuc­ker, Megan Guerrero, Abby Hannon and Raechel Boese placed second (58.76).

The 4×400 team of Rae­chel Boese, Brittney Hiebert, Elizabeth Schmuc­ker and Stephany Meyer placed first (4:35.72).

For the boys, Jacob Hage­wood won long jump (17-3) and was third in the 200 (25.40). Juan Aguilar placed second in the 1600 (5:01.49) and Dawson Duerksen placed third (5:13.95). Jerah Schmidt was second in the 800 (2:20.30)

The 4×800 team of Juan Aguilar, Dawson Duerksen, Nate Zogelman and Jerah Schmidt placed third (9:36.18).

The 4×400 team of David Sawyer, Zachary Guerrero, Nate Zogelman and Zach Zogelman placed third (4:12.59).

The Bluebirds are headed to its Class 2A regional Fri­day at Leon-Bluestem High School. Start­ing time is 2 p.m.

◼ Peabody-Burns: The Warriors competed May 10 at the Wheat State League track meet hosted by Hering­ton. The girls’ team finished 11th with 8 points; the boys’ team finished 11th with 10.

Sarah Spencer led the Warrior girls with a second-place finish in the 3200 meters (14:01.48).

Caleb VanCuren led the boys with a third-place finish in the 800 (2:20.71).

The Warriors are headed to the Class 1A regional Friday at Bur­ling­ton High School. Start­ing time is 3 p.m.

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