The Newton High School baseball team split a twinbill against Salina Central Tuesday in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I play in Salina.


The Newton High School baseball team split a twinbill against Salina Central Tuesday in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I play in Salina.

Newton lost the first game 12-5 and won the second game 6-5, snapping a nine-game losing streak.

In the first game, Newton jumped out to a 4-0 lead through two innings. Central came back with two runs in the third inning, one in the fourth, four in the fifth and five in the sixth.

Ben Wright took the loss for Newton.

In the second game, Central jumped out 4-0 through three inning. Newton scored three runs in the sixth inning and three more in the seveth to take the lead.

Austin Gronau pitched for the win for the Railers.

Newton improves to 3-9, 1-7 in AV-CTL I play. Newton hosts Derby at 4 p.m. Friday.