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HS Sports Digest – 4/13

Pat StrathmanApril 14, 2021

Boys Tennis

Salina Central Mustang Classic
Salina Central 76, Newton 46, Andover 37, Hesston 31, Smoky Valley 30, Emporia 22, Garden City 22, Salina South 13

Championship – SC’s Connor Phelps defeated SC’s Collin Phelps 8-4
Third place – SV’s Jake Lucas defeated Newton’s Otis Musser 8-4
Seventh place – SV’s Max Bieker defeated Newton’s Sam Claassen 8-3
Ninth place – SS’s Miles Hammond defeated Hesston’s Trevor Gamble 8-3
13th place – Hesston’s Josh Leinbach defeated SC’s Charlie Slothower 8-5
15th place – SC’s Liam Corl defeated SS’s Isaac Harper 8-3

Championship – SC’s Reed McHenry/Max Shaffer defeated Brady Stack/McCabe Green 8-7 (2)
11th place – GC’s Charles Stillian/Abraham Hernandez defeated SV’s Per Nelson/Keaton Leiker 8-5
13th place – SS’s Nathan McConnell/Nathan Streeter defeated SS’s Braxton Morrical/Jackson Sprecker 8-0
15th place – GC’s John Tran/Josh Negron defeated SC’s LeRoy Bean/Kellon Johnsen 8-2

Trego Invitational
Trego 31, Sacred Heart 29, Scott City 22, Colby 11, Goodland 7

Sacred Heart Results
#1 singles – Caden Brown, 1st, 4-0
#2 singles – Gavin Garza, 1st, 4-0
#1 doubles – Isaac Brungardt/Micah Burk, 2nd, 3-1
#2 doubles – Garrett Kuhn/Corbin Micek, 3rd, 1-3

Girls Soccer

Salina South blanked Ark City 10-0. Morgan Fischer with a hat trick. Anahyssa Nash scored twice and dished out four assists.

Hutchinson defeated Salina Central 3-0.

Boys Golf

Chapman Invitational
Wamego 326, Clay Center 358, Southeast of Saline 387, Concordia 392, Marysville 392, Solomon 452

Southeast of Saline Results
Dalton Bunch, 86, 8th
Dylan Esch, 87, 9th
Joel Huffaker, 90, 10th
Toby Weeks, 124, 35th
Matthew Redden, 128, 37th

Abilene Results
Karsen Loader, 93, 14th
Kieryan Anderson, 101, T21st
Cameron Vinduska, 118, T33rd

Solomon Results
Spencer Coup, 94, 15th
Jarret Baxa, 112, 29th
Jake Sommer, 116, 32nd
Kyle Ryan, 130, 39th
Sam Owens, 135, 40th
Logan McMillen, 154, 41st

Chapman Results
Kaden Stalder, 98, T18th
Tucker Stroda, 102, 23rd


Salina Central split with Eisenhower. The Tigers won 2-1 in the opener. Eisenhower and Central were tied at 1-1 going into the seventh. Kade Cyre pitched well for the Mustangs, giving up five hits and two runs while striking out four in six innings of work.  The Mustangs fired back with a 4-3 victory. Central built a 4-1 lead through 3 1/2 innings. Parker Kavanagh delivered with two RBI on a 1-3 day. Ethan Bolen was 1-3 with an RBI. Connor Myers-Elder and Cooper Taggart each threw three innings, holding the Tigers to just two hits.

Hutchinson took down Salina South 7-0 before the Cougars claimed the nightcap 3-2. Hutch plated six runs in the first three innings. Salina South was held to two hits. In the nightcap, Salina South broke open a 1-1 game with two runs in the fifth and sixth frames. Hutch had just three hits off the arms of Kaden Budke and Kyren Whitaker. Budke added two hits at the plate and an RBI.

Sacred Heart and Southeast of Saline split a pair of games. The Trojans cruised to a 12-3 win in the opener. Southeast of Saline logged a two runs or more in all but two innings. Evan Nickelson drove in three runs on three hits. Jaxson Gebhardt and Landen Allen had two RBI each. The Knights pulled off an 11-10 victory in game two.

Minneapolis took one of two from Little River. The Redskins overpowered the Lions 11-6 in game one. Little River scored eight of the 11 runs in the fifth and sixth innings. Spencer Davidson drove in two runs for Minnepolis. The Lions followed with a 13-7 victory. Minneapolis turned a 2-0 deficit into an 11-3 advantage after four. Nolan White earned the win, throwing 6 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts. He added two RBI at the plate.

Ellsworth swept Ellinwood 8-7, 10-5. Ellsworth rallied down 6-1 and 7-3 in game one. Jordan Rodriguez and Dayton Davis each brought in two runs. Davis finished with three hits. Ellsworth created space in game two with six runs in the fourth and fifth frames. Davis drove in three more runs. Braden Schulte also drove in three.

Lincoln/Sylvan-Lucas downed Bennington 7-1 before the Bulldogs fought back with a 6-4 win.

Abilene won both games against Marysville 16-3, 10-6.


Eisenhower swept Salina Central 16-1, 21-6.

Salina South took two from Hutchinson 8-1, 10-7. South broke through in game one with seven runs in the fifth. Jenna Henderson went the distance, giving up two hits with five strikeouts. Baylee Brin recorded three RBI. South trailed 6-5 through three in game two. The Cougars tied up the game in the fourth and secured the win with a six-run sixth. The Cougars logged 16 hits, four coming from Mariah Janda. Janda drove in two runs on those four hits. Chana Wolfe had two hits and drove in a pair of runs.

Southeast of Saline took down Sacred Heart 6-4, 12-4. Southeast of Saline trailed 4-2 entering the seventh. The Trojans plated four in the final frame. Chase Gilpin was 0-4 with two RBI and a run scored. Katherine Bergkamp was 1-4 with an RBI. Emma Clouse was 2-3 with a run driven in. Emilee Blythe gave up four hits, no earned runs with 10 stirkeouts for Sacred Heart. Carly Commerford allowed eight hits and one earned run for SES. Southeast of Saline scored eight runs in the fourth and fifth frames to get the win. Commerford had a monster game, going 4-5 with three RBI and four runs. Maddie Harris was 2-4 with three RBI and a run scored. Sacred Heart had eight errors.

Minneapolis claimed a pair of wins over Little River 12-2, 20-5.

Ellsworth hammered Sterling 17-9, 21-6. Ellsworth trailed 4-0 before scoring 15 runs in the third, fourth and fifth frames. Elizabeth Hipp recorded four RBI. Paityn Tenbrink had two hits and three RBI. Ellsworth plated 18 in the second frame to get the three-inning victory in game two. Hipp drove in three. Natalie Rolfs brought in three on two hits.

Hutch Trinity took down Bennington 14-1, 20-5.

Abilene swept Marysville 17-8, 12-3.

Track & Field

Central Christian Results 2021

Local teams: Canton-Galva, Solomon

Ellsworth Invitational

Girls Team Scores
Hoisington 132.50, Southeast of Saline 84.50, Kiowa County 76, TMP-Marian 73, Pratt 39, Central Plains 34, Ellsworth 32, Ell-Saline 31, Minneapolis 28, Trego 24, Sylvan-Grove 3


High Jump
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Shot Put
100 Hurdles
100 Dash
4×800 Relay
200 Dash
1600 Run
4×100 Relay
400 Dash
300 Hurdles
800 Run
3200 Run
4×400 Relay

Boys Team Scores
Southeast of Saline 162, Trego 70, Hoisington 59, Minneapolis 57, Ell-Saline 49, Pratt 41, TMP-Marian 30, Ellsworth 30, Central Plains 28, Kiowa County 18, Sylvan-Lucas 14


High Jump
Pole Vault
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Shot Put
110 Hurdles
100 Dash
4×800 Relay
200 Dash
1600 Run
4×100 Relay
400 Dash
300 Hurdles
800 Run
3200 Run
4×400 Relay

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