Area High School Sports Roundup (Week of April 20, 2016)

BASEBALL

Canton-Galva—The Eagles split Tuesday’s doubleheader with Inman. Canton-Galva lost Game 1, 13-5. Jordan Gagnebin sustained the pitching loss, giving up four hits and six earned runs in five innings of work. He walked three batters and struck out seven.

Ethan Loyd, Gagnebin and Marshall Reedy were each 1-for-3 at-bat.

The Eagles won Game 2, 8-5. Logan Miller drove in two runs with a go-ahead single in the fifth inning.

Loyd was 2-for-4 at-bat, including a double. Collin Riessig and Miller each had two RBIs.

Reed Wiens went the distance to earn the pitching win. He scattered seven hits and two earned runs over seven innings of work. He walked three batters and struck out 13.

Canton-Galva lost two games at Ellis Friday.

The Eagles lost Game 1, 16-1 in four innings and did not record a hit in the game.

Zach Snow absorbed the pitching loss. He gave up five hits and 10 earned runs while walking six batters and striking out three.

Canton-Galva lost Game 2, 13-3 in six innings. The Eagles took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Ellis tied it in the second and took the lead for good in the third.

Snow was 2-for-3 at-bat. Ethan Loyd was 2-for-4, including a double. Marshall Reedy hit a double and drove in two runs.

Travis Unruh sustained the pitching loss. He gave up six hits and three earned runs while walking four batters and striking out five.

The Eagles were scheduled to host Sedgwick Tuesday and will host Little River Friday.

GOLF

Centre—The Cougars competed at the Southern Lyon County golf tournament Tuesday.

Nathaniel Engler paved the way by finishing 25th among a field of 82 with an 18-hold score of 94.

The Cougars will compete at Newton Thursday.

Goessel—The Bluebirds competed at Hutchinson’s Carey Park Monday in a meet hosted by Central Christian.

Braden Roby paved the way by finishing 21st among a field of 47 with an 18-hole score of 101. Luke Unruh was 25th (104), Rhett Makovec 27th (106), Jordan Schmucker 39th (115), Carson Sterk 44th (120) and Jayce Schmidt 45th (121).

As a team, Goessel finished sixth of eight with a score of 426. Sacred Heart won with 296.

The Bluebirds will compete at Hesston Thursday.

TRACK AND FIELD

Canton-Galva—The Eagles participated in the Goessel CKTL Tuesday.

Maddie Snow was the girls’ top finisher, placing second in both the 100 (13.73) and the 400 (1:03.52).

Lane Wiens paved the way for the boys with a third-place finish in the javelin (120-11).

The Eagles were scheduled to compete at Buhler Tuesday. They will travel to Moundridge April 26.

Centre—The Cougars hosted a meet at Halstead Tuesday.

Kate Basore earned the Cougars’ only gold medal, winning the javelin with a throw of 120 feet, 4 inches, nearly 23 feet ahead of second place.

As a team, the girls placed fourth of six with 431⁄2 points. Halstead won with 1831⁄2.

Meanwhile, Barrett Smith paced the boys, placing second in the shot put (38-9) and in the javelin (142-3).

The boys finished fifth with 26 points. Haven won with 191.

Centre was scheduled to compete at the Buhler CKTL Tuesday and will travel to the Council Grove Invitational Thursday.

Goessel—The Bluebirds hosted a CKTL meet Tuesday.

The girls earned two gold medals. Brittney Hiebert won the 400 (1:02.62), and Stephany Meyer placed first in the long jump (14-10).

Meanwhile, Zach Wiens led the boys’ efforts by winning both the 110 hurdles (17.01) and the 300 hurdles (45.6).

The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at the Halstead Quint Tuesday and will participate in the Norwich Invitational Friday.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors competed at Sterling Tuesday.

The Warrior boys earned three first-place medals. Cody Partridge won both the long jump (21 feet, 2 inches) and the high jump (6-0). Andrew Wedel won the shot put (42-33⁄4).

Meanwhile, Cheyene Shaw paced the girls by placing seventh in the 100 (14.20).

The Warriors were scheduled to compete at Buhler Tuesday and will host a meet April 26.

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