Railers 10U

sweep Hutch

The Newton Railers 10U baseball team claimed a pair of wins over the Hutchinson Hawks Tuesday at Centennial Park.

Newton won the first game 6-3 and the second game 12-1.

Three Newton pitchers combined on a no-hitter in the first game as Hutchinson scored on seven walks and three hit batters.

In the second game, Hutchinson was held to one hit.

Newton is 4-1.

Wingnuts drop

third straight

WICHITA — The Wichita Wingnuts are on a three-game losing streak after a 2-0 loss to the St. Paul Saints Tuesday in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

The Saints loaded the bases with one out in the top of the first, scoring on a Noah Perio Jr. groundout. Kes Carter hit a solo home run with one out in the top of the ninth.

Jake Esch (2-1) pitched seven innings for the Saints, allowing five hits, two walks and 10 strikeouts. Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the bottom of the ninth, walking one and striking out two for his fourth save of the season.

Wichita used six pitchers in the game. Jared Wilson (0-1) lasted just five outs to take the loss, striking out two. Seth Harvey struck out three in 2.1 innings.

Josh Allen went four for five hitting for St. Paul, 12-6, scoring a run. Perio Jr. and Justin O’Conner each finished two for four.

Zach Nehrir and Abel Nieves each finished two for four hitting for Wichita, 10-8.

The two teams conclude the series at 7:05 p.m. today.

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Wichita;000;000;000;—0;6;0

Esch (W, 2-1), Frosch 8, Matthys 8, Boelter 8, Wilhelmsen (S, 4) 9 and O’Conner; Wilson (L, 0-1), Harvey 2, Carvallo 5, Campbell 8, Tillman 9, Bowen 9 and Nester. HR — Carter (3). Time — 2:33. Attendance — 1,320.

Three Thunder

players promoted

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Three Wichita Thunder players were signed by Bakersfield Condors for the 2018-19 season.

Signed to Bakersfield were forward Ryan Van Strelen, forward Evan Polei and defenseman Marc-Olivier Crevier-Morin.

The Condors are the Class AAA American Hockey League affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, while Wichita is Edmonton’s Class AA affiliate in the ECHL.

Van Strelen came to Wichita late in the season after finishing play with Carleton University. In 16 games with Wichita, he scored eight goals with seven assists. In six playoff games, he scored three goals.

Polei finished his first full professional season splitting time between Wichita and Bakersfield. In 30 games with Bakersfield, he scored four goals with five assists. In 32 games with Wichita, he scored eight goals with nine assists. In six playoff games, he scored three goals with an assist.

Crevier-Morin finished his rookie season with Wichita playing in 68 games. He scored two goals with 17 assists. In six playoff games, he had two assists.

AHL training camps open in late September and open the season in October.