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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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  • Newton girls win JV tourneyThe Newton High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team won the Newton JV Invitational Saturday at Ravenscroft and Willis gyms. In the semifinals, Newton downed Emporia 41-34. In the finals, Newton downed Maize 49-48. Newton hosts Campus at about 7:30 p.m. today at Willis Gym.Semifinals NEWTON — Akers 4, Black 6, Bartel 8, Boston 10, Saenz 2, Dietz 3, Roberts 8. Emporia 10 1 12 11 —34 Newton 15 6 12 8 —41 Finals NEWTON — Akers 3, Black 2, Bartel 8, Boston 21, Saenz 3, Roberts 12. Newton 9 10 13 17 —49 Maize 17 7 16 8 —48 Semifinals — Maize 36, Winfield 27 Third place — Winfield 44, Emporia 23Railer boys win tourneyThe Newton High School junior varsity boys won the Newton JV Invitational Saturday at Ravenscroft and Willis gyms. In the semifinals, Newton downed Emporia 46-32. In the finals, Newton downed Winfield 71-39. Newton hosts Campus at 6 p.m. today at Willis Gym.Newton JV Invitational Semifinals — Newton 46, Emporia 32; Winfield 49, Maize 31. Third place — Emporia 40, Maize 21.Championship — Newton 71, Winfield 39Goessel boys stop WakefieldWAKEFIELD — The Goessel High School boys’ basketball team downed Wakefield 44-21 Friday in non-league play in Wakefield. Goessel led 20-16 at the half, holding Wakefield to 11 points in the second half. Davis Cook scored 18 points for Goessel. The Bluebirds play today at home against Hope.Thunder wins two gamesNORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas — The Wichita Thunder won two games in weekend play. Saturday at home, Wichita downed Tulsa 5-2. Neal Trimm scored two goals with two assists. Dave Inman, Les Reaney and Kevin Young each scored a goal. Chad Painchaud and Ryan Flanigan each had two assists. Kevin Regan stopped 17 shots. Sunday on the road, Wichita downed Fort Worth 4-3 in an overtime shootout. Hanson Gregor, Todd Griffith and Young each had a goal for the Thunder. Wichita won the shootout 2-1. Hanson scored the game-winning shootout goal. Torrie Jung had 23 saves. Wichita is 17-7-2 and plays at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at Fort Worth. Young takes CHL honors — Young was named Central Hockey League player of the week for the week ending Sunday. In three games, Young scored three goals with an assists.Wings fall to RochesterROCHESTER, N. Y. — The Wichita Wings fell to the Rochester Lancers 5-4 Sunday in Rochester. Doug Miller scored two goals with an assist for Rochester. Mauricio Salles and Stephen Basso each scored two goals. Fredrico Moojen scored two goals for Wichita. Sanaldo had 13 saves in Wichita. Wichita hosts Missouri at 7:35 p.m. Friday. 

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