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Canton-Galva?The Eagles competed at the James Thomas Invitational in Hillsboro Friday.

The Canton-Galva boys claimed eighth place among 14 teams with 25 points. Berean Academy won the meet with 114.

Trey Moddelmog led the Eagle boys with a second-place finish in the high jump (6 feet).

Two relay teams placed third: the 4×800 team of Bastian Brass, Eli Janzen, Lane Wiens and Trevor Unruh (9:41.69), and the 4×100 team of Austin Bullinger, Moddelmog, Cody Savage and Austin Moran (46.69).

The girls, meanwhile, placed 10th among 12 teams with five points. Hesston won with 122.

Cassidy Enns led the Eagles with a third-place finish in the high jump (4-8).

Centre?The Cougars were scheduled to compete at the Marion CKTL meet Tuesday, but it was canceled because of weather.

?This was our third track meet to be canceled and not rescheduled over a 15-day period,? coach Alan Stahlecker said. ?Due to a last-minute invitation, we were able to participate in the Barton County Community College High School Invitational on Friday evening in Great Bend.

?Despite battling some light to moderate rain for about an hour during the meet, the skies cleared and we were able to get in the whole meet.?

The Centre boys placed seventh among eight teams with 18 points.

Ty Simons led the Cougars with a second-place finish in the 110-meter high hurdles (17.12) and a third-place finish in the 300 intermediate hurdles (45.71).

The girls, who placed sixth with 35 points, were led by three second-place performances: Cacey Simons in the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches), Shelby Makovec in the 3,200 (14 minutes, 46.31 seconds), and Brenna Shields in the 400 (1:07.58).

?The full squad has participated in three meets this spring, at a point in time in which we were scheduled to have six meets completed,? Stahlecker said.

Goessel?The Bluebirds were scheduled to compete at last Halstead Tuesday, but the meet was postponed until Thursday because of weather. Both the boys and girls placed fourth.

The boys enjoyed three gold medals: the 4×800 team of Ben Wiens, Grant Flaming, Nathan Czarnowsky and Davis Cook (9:23.7), Czarnowsky in the 800 (2:13.2), and Wiens in the 1,600 (5:10.0).

The girls, meanwhile, were led by two first-place medals: Ali Buller in the 800 (2:34.0) and Sophie Scheffe in the 1,600 (6:32.8).

Peabody-Burns?The Warriors were scheduled to take part in the Inman CKTL meet Tuesday, but it was canceled as a result of weather and will not be rescheduled.

Peabody-Burns did compete at the James Thomas Invita?tional in Hillsboro Friday.

The boys placed sixth out of 14 teams with 43 points. Seth Topham led the Warriors with a gold medal in the 110-meter high hurdles (16.69 seconds). He earned third in the 300 hurdles (43.62) and the high jump (5 feet, 8 inches).

Lucas Larsen earned second in the discus (120-8.5).

?The guys competed well despite chilly and wet conditions,? coach Brian Lightner said.

The girls, meanwhile, were led by the 4×800 team of Karol?ina Ganko, Brandee Burnett, Carlee Wentworth and Kenzie Young, with a seventh-place finish (13:04.70).

?The girls did not score in the meet,? Lightner said. ?They continue to give their best effort and work hard to represent their school to the best of their ability.?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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