Canton-Galva—The Eagles swept Ellinwood Tuesday, 12-2 in six innings and 10-6.
In Game 1, the Eagles scored eight runs in the opening inning. Nick Pearson was 2-for-4 at-bat. Hunter Pearson and Devyn Elkins each had two RBIs. Reed Wiens earned the pitching win.
In Game 2, Canton-Galva trailed 5-1 before scoring five runs in the fifth inning to take the lead for good. Wiens was 3-for-4 at-bat. Richard Peterson and Hunter Pearson each had two RBIs. Devyn Elkins earned the pitching win.
Canton-Galva then lost two games at Sedgwick Friday, 13-0 in five innings and 11-2.
In Game 1, Reed Wiens was 2-for-3 at-bat to account for half of the Eagles’ hits.
Jordan Gagnebin absorbed the pitching loss.
In Game 2, five Eagles had one hit and Reed Wiens had one RBI. Nick Pearson sustained the pitching loss.
The Eagles will play at Marion Friday at 4:30 p.m.
TRACK AND FIELD
Canton-Galva—The Eagles competed at Hillsboro’s James Thomas Invitational Friday.
Katie Fiedler led the girls by winning the 200 in 26.37 seconds, bettering the Canton-Galva school record set by Kylee Koehn in 1999.
Fiedler finished second in the 100 (12.55).
Tia Moddelmog placed third in the triple jump (33-93⁄4), bettering Maddie Snow’s school-record mark set a year ago.
Also scoring were Snow, fourth in the 400 (1:05.3); Moddelmog, tie for fourth in high jump (4-8), and fifth in pole vault (8-0); and Fiedler, Moddelmog, Brianna Gough and Snow, fourth in the 4×400 (4:32.86). As a team, the girls finished sixth with 37 points. Berean Academy won with 92.
Dylan Wood was the boys’ only scorer. He placed second in the 400 (53.99). As a team, the boys finished tied for 13th with eight points.
The Eagles hosted a meet Tuesday at Goessel. The boys earned three gold medals. Dylan Wood won the 400 (54.46 seconds); Kinser Colgin won the 300 hurdles (48.68); and Chase Klinkerman, Landon Everett, Mason Reedy and Wood won the 4×400 (3:57).
As a team, the boys finished fourth with 73 points. Goessel won with 121.
The girls earned two gold medals. Katie Fiedler won the 200 (27.12), and Maddie Snow won the 400 (1:02.94).
These Eagles placed second: Fiedler in the 100 (12.78) and long jump (15-83⁄4); Tia Moddelmog in high jump (4-6), pole vault (7-6) and triple jump (32-6); and Fiedler, Moddelmog, Brianna Gough and Snow in the 4×400 (4:35).
As a team, the girls finished third with 102 points. Goessel won with 186.
The Eagles were scheduled to compete at Moundridge Tuesday and will compete in the Wheat State meet at Goessel May 11.
Centre—The Cougars competed at Goessel in a CKTL meet hosted by Canton-Galva Tuesday. The boys earned six gold medals.
Xavier Espinoza won the long jump (18 feet, 2 inches) and the 100 (11.5 seconds). He, with Max Svoboda, Braxton Smith and Aidan Svoboda, won the 4×100 (47.7).
Max Svoboda won the 200 (24.9), while Smith placed first in the javelin (127). Aidan Svoboda earned gold in the 1,600 (5:24.8).
Additional top-three finishes were: Espinoza, second in the 400 (55.7); Brendon Bina, third in the discus (97-8); and Smith, third in the high jump (5-2).
As a team, the boys scored 97 points to finish third behind Goessel (121) and Central Christian (103) and ahead of Canton-Galva (73), Peabody-Burns (56) and Burrton (44). Coach Alan Stahlecker said it was the most points a Cougar boys’ team has scored in a meet since he accepted the head coaching position at Centre eight years ago.
Meanwhile, Kate Basore led the girls by winning the javelin (125-1). Summer Espinoza was second in the shot put (30).
As a team, the girls finished fifth with 28 points behind Goessel (186), Central Christian (142), Canton-Galva (102) and Burrton (35) and ahead of Peabody-Burns (10).
The Cougars will compete at the Herington Invitational Thursday.
Goessel—The Bluebirds competed at the James Thomas Invitational at Hillsboro Friday.
Stephany Meyer was Goessel’s highest finisher. She placed second in the triple jump (34 feet, 5 inches), third in the long jump (15-9) and fourth in the 200 (27.35 seconds).
Olivia Duerksen tied for fourth in the high jump (4-8) and placed fifth in the long jump (15-11⁄2).
Brittney Hiebert was fifth in both the 400 (1:05.47) and 800 (2:38.66), while Kara Burkholder finished fifth in javelin (108-10). Lauren Rymill, Maddy Meier, Katherine Manis and Porclein Unruh were sixth in the 4×800 (13:13.00).
As a team, the girls tied for seventh place with 30 points.
Two Bluebird boys scored. Josh Schmidt was sixth in the 200 (24.28), and Jordan Griffin was sixth in javelin (129-2).
Canton-Galva hosted a meet at Goessel Tuesday.
Stephany Meyer won long jump (16-11⁄2) and triple jump (33-111⁄4), and was second in the 200 (27.91).
Katerine Manis won the 300 hurdles (54.18), while Julia Nightengale won the 3,200 (13:54) and was second in the 1,600 (6:30).
Olivia Duerksen won the high jump (4-8) and Lauren Rymill won the 1,600 (6:13) and placed second in the 800 (2:49.46).
Brittney Hiebert won the 800 (2:45.75) and finished second in the 400 (1:03.47).
Manis, Meyer, Rymill and Brittney Hiebert won the 4×400 relay (4:32).
These athletes earned second-place finishes: Elyse Boden in the 3,200 (14:13); Kara Burkholder in javelin (92-7); Maria Fuster in both 100 hurdles (20.06) and 300 hurdles (59.43); Burkholder, Duerksen, Megan Guerrero and Manis in the 4×100 (56.93); and Elyse Boden, Porclein Unruh, Maddy Meier and Edel Miller in the 4×800 (13:07).
As a team, the girls won the meet with 186 points.
Mathias Salmen led the boys by winning the high jump (5-2). These athletes finished second: David Kuhne in the 1,600 (5:41.36), Nathan Impson in the 3,200 (12:57); Jacob Hagewood in 110 hurdles (20.18) the 300 hurdles (49.84) and the long jump (17-113⁄4); Zackary Guerrero, Zach Zogleman, Brody Schroeder and Kuhne in the 4×400 (4:11); Guerrero, Maximilian, Schroeder and Kuhne in the 4×800 (10:22); and Jordan Griffin in the high jump (5-2), the triple jump (35-101⁄2) and the javelin (122-2).
As a team, the boys won the meet with 121 points.
The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at the Tescott Invitational Tuesday and will participate in the Wheat State meet May 11.
Peabody-Burns—The Warriors competed at the James Thomas Invitational at Hillsboro Friday.
Andrew Wedel was the only Warrior to score points. He finished fourth in the shot put (46 feet, 61⁄4 inches).
Madelaine Beal, Kallie Hutchison, Breanna Lett and Kayla Page turned in the girls’ best performance, finishing ninth in the 4×100 (1:03.99).
The Warriors competed at the Canton-Galva Quint at Goessel Tuesday.
Austin Reynolds won the 110 hurdles (17.24) and triple jump (37-4). He was third in long jump (17-9).
Andrew Wedel won shot put (44-1).
As a team, the boys finished fifth with 56 points.
Madelaine Beal, Kallie Hutchison, Breanna Lett and Kayla Page finished third in the 4×100 (1:00.9).
As a team, the girls finished sixth with 10 points.
The Warriors will compete at the Herington Invitational Thursday.