Friday's sports in brief


Railers tie with South

SALINA — The Newton High School girls’ soccer team tied Salina South 1-1 Thursday in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I play at Salina Stadium.

Newton scored early in the second half on a goal by Katlyn Zinn. South equalized in the 78th minute on a goal by Evie Fagan.

Newton was outshot 19-2. Newton goalkeeper Kelsi Langley had 16 saves. South’s Jessica Pancoast had one save.

South is 3-6-2, 0-3-1 in AV-CTL I play. Newton is 2-8-2, 1-3-1 in AV-CTL I play. Newton hosts Buhler at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Fischer Field.

Junior varsity — The Newton junior varsity team fell to South 6-0. Newton hosts Buhler at 5 p.m. Monday.

Dates set for NHS camps

Dates have been set for the Newton High School summer basketball camps.

Dates for the high school boys’ team camp will be 10 a.m. to noon May 30, 10 a.m. to noon June 6, 10 a.m. to noon June 13 amd 4 to 6 p.m. June 20.

Individual instruction will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon May 29 and 31, June 4 through 7, June 11, 12 and 14, June 25, 26 and 28 and 4 to 6 p.m. June 18, 19 and 21.

For more information, call Don Cameron at 284-6260 or 288 6521.

The summer camp for youth will be 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. June 25 through 28 for boys and girs entering grades one through three and 12:30 to 2 p.m. June 25 through 28 for boys and girls in grades four through six.

For more information, call Cameron at 284-6260 or 288 6521, or Randy Jordan at 288-1239.

The team camp for boys entering grades seven and eight is 2:30 to 4:30 June 25 through 28.

All camps will be at Ravenscroft Gym at Newton High School.

For more information, call Cameron at 284-6260 or 288 6521.

Wichita to face Komets in finals

WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder will face the Fort Wayne Komets in the finals of the Central Hockey League President’s Cup Playoffs, which begin Saturday.

Fort Wayne downed Missouri 6-4 Thursday in game seven of the Turner Conference playoffs.

Wichita is 2-0-0 against Fort Wayne this season, winning 5-3 Dec. 13 in Wichita and 3-2 in a shootout March 4 in Fort Wayne.

Game one of the series is 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Intrust Bank Arena. Game two is 5:05 p.m. Sunday at Intrust Bank Arena.

Game three is 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fort Wayne. Game four is 8:15 p.m. May 5 in Fort Wayne.

Dates for games five through seven have not been set.

Wichita is in its fourth finals, winning in 1994 and 1995. Wichita last went to the finals in 1998.

The Komets were founded in 1952, winning titles in 1963, 1965, 1973 and 1993 (the original International Hockey League); 2003 (United Hockey League); and 2008, 2009 and 2010 (the second International Hockey League). The Komets joined the CHL last year in a merger between the IHL and CHL.