Tennis date

change set

The Newton middle schools boys' tennis triangular scheduled at Goddard Eisenhower has been moved to May 5.

Halstead baseball

sweeps Pratt

The Halstead High School baseball team claimed a twinbill sweep of Pratt Tuesday in Central Kansas League play at Riverside Park.

Halstead won the first game 10-6 and the second game 3-2 in eight innings.

In the first game, Halstead led 3-1 after three innings. Pratt came back with five runs in the fourth, but the Dragons responded with seven unanswered runs.

Dylan Ratzlaff had two hits for Halstead. Joseph Stovall drove in two runs.

Hayden Schrag had two hits and two RBIs for Pratt. Sean Noel added two hits with an RBI.

Chase VanSteenburg and Sean Boston each struck out four for Halstead. Brandon Ruckle struck out seven for Pratt.

In the second game, Pratt scored a run in each of the first three innings, but didn't score for the remainder of the game. Halstead scored a run in the fourth, two in the fifth and another in the bottom of the eighth.

Ratzlaff and Stovall each had two hits for Halstead. Zach Wright, VanSteenburg and Stovall each drove in a run.

James Leitch struck out 17 batters in seven innings for the Dragons. Trevor Thomas struck out two in the eighth to claim the win.

Noel went the distance for Pratt, striking out 16.

Halstead is 4-0 overall and in league play, and plays at 4 p.m. Friday at Larned.

JV golfers

third at meet

WICHITA — The Newton High School junior varsity boys' golf team placed third Thursday at the Maizew South Invitational.

Maize won the tourney at 191, followed by Maize South at 198, Newton at 219, Goddard Eisenhower at 222 and Goddard at 251.

Newton was led by Hunter Kerr at 47, who placed third. Trevor Pryor shot a 53, followed by Michael Dineen at 57, Joey Tedder at 62, Ethan Cole at 67 and Ryan Schwabe at 68.

Newton grad

honored by HAAC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Newton High School graduate Jenna Rangel, a junior track athlete at Avila University in Kansas City, Mo., was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference female track athlete of the week for the week ending Sunday.

Rangel won the 100-meter dash Saturday at the Baker Relays in 13.29 seconds. She took third in the 400-meter dash and fourth in the 200-meter dash.

Fielding just six athletes, Avila finished fifth in the women's team standings.

Avila is in its first season of track and field competition. Rangel is the first Avila athlete to win an event and the first to be given HAAC weekly honors.

She has finish in the top 10 in most of the races she has competed in this season, both indoor and outdoor.

Barnstormers

to play Saturday

The 2015 Collegiate Barnstorming Tour will make a stop at Newton High School at 6 p.m. Saturday at Ravenscroft Gym, Newton High School.

The game will feature senior college basketball players from Kansas against Newton area senior high school players.

There will be an autograph session from 5 to 6 p.m.

Some of the college players expected to play include Kansas State players Nino Williams, Thomas Gipson, Jordan Enrique and Martavious Irving.

Prep tennis

rankings set

Below are the Kansas Tennis Coaches Association prep rankings for the week of April 6:

Class 6A — 1. Blue Valley Northwest (last week 1), 2. Shawnee Mission East (2), 3. Blue Valley North (3), 4. Olathe Northwest (4), 5. Blue Valley (5). Others: Manhattan, Topeka Washburn Rural, Maize.

Class 5A — 1. Salina Central (1), 2. Blue Valley West (2), 3. Pittsburg (3), 4. Arkansas City (4), 5. NEWTON (5). Others: Andover, Salina South, Andover Central.

Class 4A — 1. Independence (1), 2. Topeka Hayden (2), 3. McPherson (3), 4. Buhler (4), 5. Winfield (NR). Others: DeSoto, Bishop Miege, Wichita Trinity Academy (5).

Class 3-2-1A — 1. Kansas City Christian (1), 2. Wichita Collegiate (2), 3. HESSTON (3), 4. Central Plains (4), 5. Wichita Independent (NR). Others: Sterling (5), Conway Springs, Hutchinson Trinity.

Pecos League

to host tryouts

The Peco League of Professional Baseball Clubs will hold a tryout at 4 p.m. May 9 at Clint Lightner Ballpark in Garden City.

The tryouts are open to any player age 18 or older who have exhausted all college eligibility.

More information is available at http://www.pecosleague.com/pecosleague.asp?page=77.

Wingnuts re-sign

catcher Dean

WICHITA — The Wichita Wingnuts re-signed catcher Brent Dean for the 2015 season.

Dean is a six-year pro who played 21 games for Wichita last season, hitting .317 with three home runs and 11 RBIs. In 131 pro games, he is a lifetime .248 hitter with 10 home runs and 68 RBIs.

He began is career with Sioux City of the American Association in 2009, but was signed by the Milwaukee Brewers the following year and spent the next four seasons in the Brewers' farm system.

He played two seasons for L.A. Harbor Junior College and two seasons for UCLA, reaching the NCAA Super Regionals both seasons.

TRACK

Wichita Northwest

JV Invitational

March 31

Newton results

GIRLS

Team scores — Maize 140, Newton 106, Wichita South 83.5, Wichita East 74, Bishop Carroll 62, Maize South 49, Wichita Heights 46, Kapaun-Mt. Carmel 42, Wichita Northwest 37.5, Wichita Southeast 22, Wichita North 16, Wichita West 13.

Shot put — 3. Brewer 25-9 3/4, 5. Torres 25-5, 6. Lara 23-0 1/2, 11. Medrano 20-2.

Discus — 1. Engelken 94-5, 2. Lara 73-10, 3. Nichols 73-10, 14. Torres 53-7.

Javelin — 2. Engelken 96-6, 8. Nichols 63-9 3/4, 13. Lara 50-3 1/2.

Long jump — 3. Berry 14-1, 7. Brewer 13-6 1/2.

100-m. dash — 2. Witterick 13.90, 18. Stewart 15.40, 28. Breon 16.15.

1,600-m. run — 1. Bergquist 6:26.00, 7. Schiefelbein 6:52.25.

4x100-m. relay — 2. Newton 55.06.

400-m. dash — 6. Gonzales 1:07.96.

800-m. run — 6. Gonzales 2:58.96, 8. Schiefelbein 2:59.73..

200-m. dash — 6. Witterick 29.73.

3,200-m. run — 3. Bergquist 14:42.12.

4x400-m. relay — 2. Newton 4:54.47.

BOYS

Team scores — Maize 143, Newton 98.75, Kapaun-Mt. Carmel 97.5, Wichita South 90.75, Wichita Heights 89, Maize South 58, Wichita Northwest 37, Wichita East 35, Wichita Morth 29.75, Wichita West 28.5, Bishop Carroll 17, Wichita Southeast 1.75.

Shot put — 1. Simmons 36-10 1/4, 14. Dye 29-11 1/2, 16. Adkins 29-5 1/4, 17. Hinz 29-0 1/4.

Discus — 2. Simmons 100-3, 5. Voth 87-9, 18. Hinz 70-0, 27. Dye 57-0.

Javelin — 3. Robbins 107-6 1/2, 11. Weon 94-0, 12. Bybee 91-8 1/2, 15. Nicklesen 87-3 1/2.

High jump — t17. Galloway 4-8.

Long jump — 15. Cornejo 15-7 1/2, 19. Knox 14-7.

Triple jump — 4. Valdez 35-8, 10. Patton 30-1 3/4, 11. Ortiz 30-0.

Pole vault — t7. Lucier 8-0, t11. Schrag 7-6.

110-m. HH — 8. Rivera 21.56.

4x800-m. relay — 1. Newton 9:15.31.

100-m. dash — 6. Garcia 12.28, 8. Harris 12.43, 9. Valdez 12.44, 32. Schrag 13.32.

1,600-m. run — 10. Eckerberg 5:27.20, 27. Knepper 6:01.44, 30. Miller 6:04.71, 39. Vilaysack 7:10.59.

4x100-m. relay — 9. Newton 50.94.

400-m. dash — 17. Galloway 1:00.78, 20. Ortiz 1:02.28, 25. Patton 1:06.27.

300-m. IH — 3. Hirsch 46.04, 4. LaRose 47.31, 12. Rivera 54.35.

800-m. run — 1. Moreno 2:15.42, 3. Mick 2:15.93, 17. Phillips 2:31.52.

200-m. dash — 6. Castillo 25.91, 20. Ballard 27.45, 28. Cornejo 29.16.

3,200-m. run — 4. Siemens 11:42.20, 12. Lettau 11:57.74, 27. Medina 12:50.77, 30. Knepper 13:30.44.

4x400-m. relay — 1. Newton A 3:46.78, 4. Newton B 3:57.74.