AREA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP (April 12, 2017)

Peabody-Burns’ Andrew Wedel placed fifth in the shot put at Marion (44-TRACK AND FIELD

Canton-Galva—The Lyons CKTL meet scheduled for Tuesday was postponed because of rain.

The Eagles opened the season at the Bennington Invitational Friday.

The six Eagle girls competing placed fourth among a field of 12 teams.

Katie Fiedler turned in two first-place performances. Her time of 12.5 seconds in the 100-meter dash bettered her own school record. She also won the 200 (27.7).

Tia Moddelmog won the triple jump (33-2), finished second in the high jump (4-10) and placed fourth in the pole vault (7-6).

Maddie Snow won the 400 (1:05.79).

Fiedler, Moddelmog, Snow and Brianna Gough placed second in the 4×400 relay (4:35.03).

Braylee Doughman was fifth in the shot put (28-1⁄2).

Meanwhile, Dylan Wood paced the boys by finishing second in the 400 (54.92).

Wood, Landon Everett, Chase Klinkerman and Dawson Minson were sixth in the 4×400 (4:01.72).

The Eagles were scheduled to compete at Lyons Tuesday and will travel to Buhler Monday.

Centre—The Cougars participated in one of two scheduled meets last week as Sterling’s CKTL meet scheduled for Tuesday was cancelled because of rain.

Friday, the Cougars competed at the Marion Invitational.

Brendon Bina paced the boys’ team with a third-place finish in the javelin (142-11). Xavier Espinoza was fifth in the 400 (54.73) and sixth in the long jump (19-1⁄2).

Max Svoboda placed sixth in the 200 (25.06), and, with Braxton Smith, Aidan Svoboda and Espinoza, finished sixth in the 4×100 relay (48.61).

As a team, Centre finished 11th of 15 teams with 11 points.

Meanwhile, Kate Basore led the girls with a third-place finish in the javelin (110).

As a team, the girls finished 14th of 15 teams with six points.

The Cougars were scheduled to compete at Fairfield Tuesday and will travel to Goessel next Tuesday.

Goessel—The Bluebirds competed at the Marion Invitational Friday.

Olivia Duerksen led the girls’ team by winning the high jump (4-10).

Brittney Hiebert was third in the 400 (1:03.81) and fourth in the 800 (2:38.51), while Stephany Meyer was fourth in the triple jump (34-71⁄2), fifth in the long jump (15-71⁄2) and sixth in the 200 (28.33).

Olivia Duerksen, Brittney Hiebert, Meyer and Julia Nightengale were fourth in the 4×400 (4:36.42).

Elyse Boden, Edel Miller, Maddy Meier and Porclein Unruh finished fifth in the 4×800 (13:09.33)

Meanwhile, the boys turned in two fifth-place finishes: Josh Schmidt in the 200 (24.79), and Zach Zogleman, Nathan Impson, David Kuhne and Jerah Schmidt in the 4×800 (10:22.12).

The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at Fairfield Tuesday and will host a quint next Tuesday.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors competed at the Marion Invitational Friday.

Austin Reynolds was the Warriors’ highest finisher, winning the 110 hurdles (16.10).

Andrew Wedel was fifth in the shot put (44-5).

Meanwhile, for the girls, Madelaine Beal, Margaret Beal, Kallie Hutchison and Breanna Lett were sixth in the 4×100 (1:01.49).

The Warriors were scheduled to compete at Little Rier Tuesday and will travel to Central Christian Monday.

BASEBALL

Canton-Galva—The Eagles split two games at Little River to open the season Friday.

Canton-Galva won Game 1, 16-6. Reed Wiens pitched a complete game to earn the win, scattering four hits and two earned runs in the outing while walking four batters and striking out three.

Wiens helped his own cause, going 4-for-4 at-bat, including a home run, and had eight RBIs.

Hunter Pearson was 3-for-3 and had three RBIs.

“We played very well in the field with only three errors,” coach Kelly Nelson said. “We hit the ball well and hard. Several boys didn’t get credit for hits that were errors that were due to hard hits.”

The Eagles lost Game 2, 16-1.Marshall Reedy absorbed the pitching loss. Nick Pearson recorded the Eagles’ only hit.

“We had a lot of walks and hit by pitches, which led to fielders not being focused,” Nelson said. “We only gave up six hits.”

The Eagles were scheduled to play at Bennington Tuesday and will host Moundridge next Tuesday.Centre’s Xavier Espinoza placed sixth in the long jump (19-1⁄2) at Marion.

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