Area Sports Roundup (May 18, 2016)

Canton-Galva’s Maddie Snow shows the form that led to a fifth-place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 33 feet, 43⁄4 inches at the Heart of America league meet in Marion Friday. That distance bettered her own school record. As a team, the Eagle girls placed seventh with 34 points.BASEBALL

Canton-Galva—The Eagles lost two games to Sedgwick Monday.

Canton-Galva lost Game 1, 18-2 in four innings.

Reed Wiens sustained the pitching loss, giving up two earned runs.

Canton-Galva recorded two hits in the game, one each from Wiens and Zach Snow. Each drove in a run.

The Eagles lost Game 2, 16-1 in three innings.

Devyn Elkins sustained the pitching loss. Again, the Eagles record two hits, this time courtesy of Hunter Pearson and Wiens. Wiens had one RBI.

The Eagles lost two games to Remington Thursday in their final appearance before regionals.

Canton-Galva lost Game 1, 26-6, in five innings, thanks to a 10-run top of the fifth for Remington.

Jordan Gagnebin sustained the pitching loss.

The Eagles recorded two hits, one each by Elkins and Wiens. Gagnebin had two RBIs.

The Eagles lost Game 2, 22-9, in five innings. Remington scored 10 runs in the second inning.

Travis Unruh sustained the pitching loss. Wiens was 3-for-4 at-bat and had three RBIs.

The Eagles (3-13) were the No. 5 seed in the Salina-Sacred Heart Class 2-1A regional. They were scheduled to face No. 4 Salina-Sacred Heart (4-12) Tuesday. The winner will face No. 1 Moundridge Wednesday at 2 p.m. The other half of the bracket features No. 2 Bennington (8-11) and No. 3 Inman (7-12) with first-round byes. The championship will be played Wednesday at 6 p.m.

GOLF

Centre—The Cougars participated in a tournament at Pretty Prairie May 9 that was shortened to nine holes because of a weather-related delay.

Nathaniel Engler paved the way by carding a 46, good for fifth place among 25 golfers. Wesley Love shot a 73, and Bryce Brunner, 82.

As a team, Centre finished fifth of seven with a three-man score of 399. Pretty Prairie won with 189.

Centre was scheduled to host a Class 1A regional meet at Marion Monday.

The state golf tournament will be hosted by Leavenworth-Immaculata at Trails West Golf Course in Fort Leavenworth.

Goessel—The Bluebirds competed in a tournament at Pretty Prairie May 9 that was shortened to nine holes because of a weather-related delay.

Two Bluebirds placed among the Top 10 at the meet, led by Rhett Makovek, who shot a 52 to finish sixth among a field of 25 golfers. Luke Unruh carded a 53 to place seventh. Jordan Schmucker shot a 59 (15th) and Jayce Schmidt, 65 (20th).

As a team, Goessel placed third of seven with a score of 229. Pretty Prairie won with 189.

The Bluebirds were scheduled to participate in a Class 1A regional meet hosted by Centre at Marion Monday.

The state golf tournament will be hosted by Leavenworth-Immaculata at Trails West Golf Course in Fort Leavenworth.

TRACK AND FIELD

Canton-Galva—The Eagles participated in the Heart of America league meet at Marion Friday.

Katie Fiedler highlighted the girls’ performances by placing second in the both the 100 (12.83) and the long jump (16-61⁄2).

Maddie Snow placed second in the 400 (1:03.71). She bettered her school record in the triple jump with a leap of 33-43⁄4, good for fifth place.

As a team, the girls finished seventh of 10 with 34 points. Marion won with 117.

Dylan Wood scored the boys’ only point by placing sixth in the 400 (56.33).

As a team, the boys finished 10th. Marion won with 1153⁄4 points.

Fiedler and Snow will participate in the Class 2A regional meet at Lyndon Friday. Field events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Preliminary races will begin at 5 p.m.

Centre—The Cougars competed at the Wheat State League meet at Goessel Thursday.

Kate Basore led the way for the girls by winning the javelin with a meet-record throw of 127 feet, 3 inches.

Whitney Gutsch placed second in both the discus (87-11) and the shot put (30-91⁄2).

As a team, the girls placed fifth of nine with 36 points. Goessel won with 147.

Meanwhile, in boys’ action, Barrett Smith finished second in the javelin (142-3).

On the track, Xavier Espinoza placed second in the 100 (11.68).

As a team, the boys placed fifth of nine with 45 points. Wakefield won with 190.

The Cougars will compete at the Class 1A regional hosted by Frankfort Friday. The pole vault will be held at 1 p.m., with other field events beginning at 1:30 p.m. Preliminary races will be run at 2:30 p.m.

Goessel—The Bluebirds hosted the Wheat State League meet Thursday.

The girls earned five gold medals to secure the league title for the third consecutive year, scoring 147 points to lead the field of nine teams.

Stephany Meyer won both the long jump (16 feet, 51⁄4 inches) and the triple jump (meet-record 33-71⁄2).

Brittney Hiebert earned gold medals in both the 400 (1:01.38) and the 800 (2:34.69). Both times set new meet records.

Abby Hannon placed first in the pole vault (6-9).

Shelbi Stultz was second in the pole vault (6-0), while Saskia Clostermeyer was second in the 300 hurdles (59.53).

Julia Nightengale placed second in the 3,200 (14:14.11).

Meanwhile, the boys won two gold medals.

Zach Wiens won the 110 hurdles (15.89) and placed second in the 300 hurdles (44.53).

Chase Flaming, Wiens, Zach Zogleman and Josh Schmidt placed first in the 4×100 relay (47.57).

As a team, the boys finished third of nine with 57 points. Wakefield won with 190.

The Bluebirds will compete at the Class 1A regional hosted by Burden-Central Friday. Field events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Preliminary races will be run at 4:30 p.m.

Peabody-Burns—The Warriors participated in the Wheat State League meet at Goessel Thursday.

The boys earned two gold medals. Cody Partridge won the long jump with a meet-record 21 feet, 4 inches.

Andrew Wedel finished first in the shot put with a meet-record throw of 47-101⁄4.

As a team, the boys placed sixth of nine with 34 points. Wakefield won with 190.

Elena Miccone was the girls’ highest finisher, placing fifth in the high jump (3-10).

As a team, the girls finished ninth with two points. Goessel won with 147.

The Warriors will compete at the Class 1A regional hosted by Burden-Central Friday. Field events are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Prelims will be run at 4:30 p.m.

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