AREA SCHOOLS SPORTS ROUNDUP (April 18, 2018)

TRACK & FIELD

◼ Canton-Galva: The Eagles competed April 10 at the Peabody-Burns Central Kansas Track League meet. Little River, Centre, Hering­ton and Lyons completed the six-team field.

Canton-Galva’s girls team finished second. Sophomore Tia Moddelmog won first place in high jump (5-foot-3) and triple jump (34-4), breaking the school record in both events. The previous high jump record was 5-2 by Tammy Martin in 1980. The previous triple jump record was 33-9.75 set last year by Moddelmog.

Junior Katie Fiedler won all three of her events: 100 meters (13.71), 200 meters (28.46) and long jump 15-11). Senior Maddie Snow placed first in the 400 meters (1:05.38).

The Eagle boys finished third. Senior Cash Toews won the 3,200 meters (12:23.4) and 800 meters (2:21.21). Two relays also captured first places: the 4×800 (11:23.63) with Cyler Johnson, Conner Koehn, Jacob Klataske and Dawson Minson, and the 4×400 (3:52.56) with Chase Klinker­man, Landon Everett, Kinser Colgin and Jerry Bradbury.

The Eagles are scheduled to compete April 17 at Fairfield High School with Sedgwick, Little River and Inman completing the five-school field.

◼ Centre: The Cougar girls placed fourth and the boys fifth at the CKTL track meet hosted by Peabody-Burns April 10.

Cougar boys who placed among the top-three finishers were: Xavier Espinoza, who won the 100 meters (11.97) and the long jump (19-4.25; Aidan Svoboda won the 1600-meter run (5:32.74) and placed second in the 300-meter hurdles (50.94); and Braxton Smith placed first in shot put (38-5.5).

Cougar girls who placed among the top-three included: the 4×100 team comprised of Cailey Barney, Alyssa Espinoza, Emma David and Samantha Espin­oza placed first in 56.71; Kate Basore won the javelin throw (127-9.5) and placed third in shot put (29-7) and discus (83-5.5); Emma Davis placed third in the 1600 meters (7:11.73); Gracie Luna was third in the 3200 meters (15:58.51).

Centre is scheduled to compete at Haven April 7.

◼ Goessel: The Bluebirds competed at the Burton CKTL meet April 10. The following athletes placed among the top three in their respective events.

For the girls, Stephany Meyer won the long jump (15 feet, 9 inches) and the triple jump (33-0), and placed third in the 200-meter dash (28.95).

Brittney Hiebert won the 800-meter run (2:38.07) and the 1600-meter run (6:14.18).

Julia Nightengale won the 3200-meter run (14:30.80)

The Goessel 4×400 relay consisting of Elizabeth Schmucker, Megan Guer­rero, Abby Hannon and Raechel Boese placed second (4:37.41).

The Goessel 4×800 comprised of Cassandra Rust, Neviah Impson, Porclein Unruh and Elyse Boden placed second (13:06.98).

Kara Burkholder won the javelin throw (110-02).

For the boys, Dawson Duerksen placed third in the 3200-meter run (12:03.50).

Zackary Guerrero placed second in the 110-meter hurdles (18:82) and the 300-meter hurdles (49.52).

The Goessel 4×800 team of Nate Zogle­man, Zach Zogle­man, Juan Aguilar and Jerah Schmidt finished second in 9:54.46.

Jacob Hagewood finished third in long jump (17-9.75) and triple jump (36-10.)

Jordan Griffin placed third in javelin (131-0).

Goessel was scheduled to host a CKTL meet April 17, then compete at the Norwich Invitational April 20.

◼ Peabody-Burns: The Warrior girls and boys teams placed sixth at the CKTL track they hosted April 10.

Girls posting a top-three finish included: Sarah Spencer, second in the 3200 meters (14:40.33), and second in the 800 (2:59.47); and Madeline Beal placed second in long jump (14-7).

For the boys: Taven Scott placed first in the 110-meter hurdles; Caleb VanCuren finished second in the 3200 (13:35.31) and the 800 (2:28.28), Xavier Mosca places third in the 3200 (13:36.37); and Jacobo Penal­ver-Pereira placed third in long jump (18-1).

The Warriors are scheduled to compete at Lyons April 17.

BASEBALL

◼ Canton-Galva: Can­ton-Galva (0-6) came up short in Thursday’s doubleheader against Little River, who completed the sweep with scores of 16-4 and 10-2 at Galva.

In the opener, Little River scored five runs in the top of the first inning. The Eagles rallied for three in the home half, but the Redskins added a six-run third inning and a five-run fifth inning to end the game in five innings.

Brandon Huff led the Eagle attack with two hits and two RBIs. Nick Pearson allowed six runs in 2.1 innings and Brayden Collins gave up four in 1.2 innings.

In Game 2, the Eagles scattered seven hits in the game, with Huff, Logan Miller and Brayden Minson each with two and Brayden Collins one. Start­ing pitcher Keaton Littrell was tagged for all 10 Redskin runs. Andrew Prieb allowed no runs in 3.2 innings of relief.

The Eagles lost a pair of games at Bennington, 23-6 and 15-4, April 10.

Andrew Prieb was the losing pitcher in Game 1. Rich­ard Peterson had three hits, and he and Nick Pearson had two RBIs.

Pearson was the losing pitcher in Game 2. Jonah Sargent banged out three hits and Pearson drove in four runs.

The Eagles are schedule to play at Moundridge April 17 and at Ell-Saline April 20.

GOLF

◼ Goessel: The Bluebirds placed fifth among the eight teams competing at the tournament hosted by Central Christian School April 13. Because of weather conditions, the golfers played only 15 holes.

Braden Roby paced Goessel with a third-place finish with a score of 68. Joining him were teammates Dylan Deman with a 79, Luke Wiens 93, Kendall Hiebert 100 and Carson Sterk 107.

As a team the Bluebirds registered a score of 340, which was 32 strokes behind the winning team from Pretty Prairie.

Goessel’s next tournament will be hosted by Remington on Friday.

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