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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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  • Rebels fall
    in 11 innings
    EL DORADO — The Newton Rebels dropped an 8-7 decision to the El Dorado Broncos Wednesday in 11 innings in non-league play in El Dorado,
    Newton led 6-3 through six innings, but gave up four runs in the bottom of the seventh. The Rebels tied the game in the ninth.
    David Parrott had three hits and two RBIs for the Broncos. Wade Stamp also had three hits.
    Andrew Quiles hit a home run and drove in two runs for Newton. Justin Harris, Nick Kolley, Gene Nanney and Mason Marshall each added an RBI.
    Newton used eight pitchers in the game. Connor Law took the loss. Joseph Smidt posted the win for the Broncos.
    Newton has a four-game winning streak snapped, falling to 21-17. The Rebels play the Wichita Aviators at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Mid-Kansas Collegiate Qualifier at Klein-Scott Field.
    Newton 110 121 001 00 —7 10 1
    El Dor. 200 100 400 01 —8 12 4
    Marlar, Sommer, Gadberry, Bishop, Briar, Wimberly, Stahly, Law (L) and n/a; Luebbe, Cotton, Resnick, Gulzow, #19, Posey, Smidt (W) and n/a. HR — N: Quiles.
    Seastrunk, Fields
    top Big 12
    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk and TCU defensive end Devonte Fields are the Big 12 preseason players of the year.
    The league released its preseason All-Big 12 teams Wednesday as selected by media members who cover the conference.
    Seastrunk, the former Oregon transfer who will be a junior, averaged 139 yards rushing over the last six games in 2012 and was the league's top offensive newcomer.
    Fields was the Big 12 defensive player of the year last season as a freshman, when he had 10 sacks. TCU coach Gary Patterson said in May that Fields is suspended for the first two games this season for an unspecified violation of university and team policies.
    West Virginia's Charles Sims, a transfer from Houston, is the preseason newcomer of the year.
     
     

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