STRUBER, BECKER EACH EARN 2 GOLDS

By William

HERINGTON – The Canton/Galva track/field teams closed out their 2021 season with the Wheat State League meet in Herington on Thursday and the Eagle boys finished second thanks to seven gold medals earned while the Lady Eagles placed ninth.

The Eagle boys rolled up 74 points, with 70 coming from the seven gold medals, to place second in the team standings behind Goessel who ran away from the other teams with 137 team points. Solomon, Wakefield, and Herington rounded out the top five of the ten teams participating.

Tyson Struber and Morgan Becker each earned two golds as Struber won both the 100 and 200 meters while Becker took first in both the 800 and 3,200 meters. Christian Darrah won a gold in the 1,600 meters and Lane McMannis won the 300-meter hurdles. The quartet of Darrah, TJ Koehn, McMannis and Struber also won a team gold by placing first in the 4×400 meter relay.

The Lady Eagles had a third-place finish in the shot put from Mimi Craig while Emily Lance and Carley Schmidt finished fourth and fifth in the 100-meter hurdles.

Canton/Galva track/field teams will now prep for a trip to Caldwell on Friday, May 21 for their Class 1A state regional meet.

CANTON/GALVA EAGLES TRACK/FIELD at Wheat State League Meet in Herington

(Top 8 Finishes)

CANTON/GALVA LADY EAGLES RESULTS =

Team Standings = 1. Elyria Christian 99; 2. Herington 94; 3. Little River 84; 4. Rural Vista 82; 5. Wakefield 67; 6. Goessel 58; 7. Lost Springs/Centre 31; 8. Solomon 18; 9. CANTON/GALVA LADY EAGLES 13; 10. Peabody/Burns 8.

100 Meter Hurdles = 4. Emily Lance 20.26; 5. Carley Schmidt 21.45.

300 Meter Hurdles = 6. Emily Lance 57.41.

Shot Put = 3. Mimi Craig 34’ 5”.

CANTON/GALVA EAGLES RESULTS =

Team Standings = 1. Goessel 137; 2. CANTON/GALVA EAGLES 74; 3. Solomon 69; 4. Wakefield 60; 5. Herington 55; 6. Little River 49; 7. Peabody/Burns 44; 8. Rural Vista 32; 9. Elyria Christian 15; 10. Lost Springs/Centre 10.

100 Meters = 1. TYSON STRUBER 11.55.

200 Meters = 1. TYSON STRUBER 23.73; 8. Jaden Ediger 25.92.

800 Meters = 1. MORGAN BECKER 2:13.90.

1,600 Meters = 1. CHRISTIAN DARRAH 4:54.48.

3,200 Meters = 1. MORGAN BECKER 11:21.40.

300 Meter Hurdles = 1. LANE MCMANNIS 44.31.

4×400 Meter Relay = 1. CANTON/GALVA EAGLES 3:45.71 (Christian Darrah, TJ Koehn, Lane McMannis, Tyson Struber).

Discus = 4. Tyler Rummel 107’ 11”.

Shot Put = 8. Tyler Rummel 35’ 6”.