AREA SPORTS ROUNDUP

TRACK & FIELD

Canton-Galva: The Eagle track and field team was among the 13 teams competing at the Ben­ning­ton Invitational April 5. The meet was originally scheduled for April 6, but was moved up a day due to weather.

Among the highlights, junior Katie Fiedler was first in the 100 and second in the 200. Sophomore Tia Moddel­mog won the high jump by clearing 5 feet, 2 inches, matching school record effort last week. Moddelmog also was fourth in the 400 and fifth in the 100. Senior Maddie Snow was third in the 400. As a team, the girls placed seventh.

For the boys, senior Cash Toews was sixth in the 800. Toews joined freshman Conner Koehn, sophomore Jacob Klataske and senior Dawson Minson to place fifth in the 4×800 relay. The boys 4×400, consisting of sophomores Chase Klinkerman, Landon Everett and Kinser Colgin and freshman Jerry Bradbury, placed fourth. The Eagles boys placed 11th as a team.

Canton-Galva’s next meet will begin 3 p.m. April 10 in Peabody.

Centre: Track and field athletes from Centre competed at the Marion Relays April 5.

Xavier Espinoza placed fifth in the 100 meters with a time of 11.71 seconds. The two team points tied Centre for 13th place among the 14 participating teams.

For the girls, Kate Basore won the javeline competition with a throw of 128 feet, 9 inches, which set a meet record. The Cougar girls scored 10 points, placing 11th among 14 teams.

GOLF

Goessel: The Bluebirds competed in two tournaments last week, playing at Herington April 3 and at Hillsboro April 5.

The field of golfers at Herington battled strong winds and cold temperatures as much as the Herington course.

As a team, the Bluebirds placed fourth among eight teams with a score of 443, 52 strokes behind champion Halstead.

Braden Roby carded a 91 to finish third individually, seven strokes behind the winner, Owen Gartner of Sedgwick. The other Goessel scores were: Dylan Linde­man, sixth at 103; Carson Sterk, 21st at 122; Kendall Hiebert, 27th at 127; Luke Wiens, 33rd at 135; and Chris­topher Strecker, 42nd at 159.

At Hillsboro, the Blue­birds placed third among the six teams competing with a team score of 407.

Individual scores were: Roby, fifth with an 87; Linde­man, 10th at 85; Wiens 23rd at 111; Sterk 27th at 114 and Strecker 36th at 140. Harper Martin of St. John’s Military was the top the individual with a 79 in a field of 37 golfers.