GOLF

Hesston Senior Men

1. Oris Schrag, Bob Beitler, Max Graber, Larry Hague 27.2.

2. Mark Loeffler, John Yost, Don Tipton, Randy Hague 27.3.

3. Rich Wenger, Chet Roberts, Harry Winter, Jason Byler 27.8.

4. Dave Ediger, Dale Lambert, Wayne Stucky, Lowell Roth, Larry Winter 27.9.

5. Mike Tate, Bruce Schnieder, Bob Buller, Doyle Dodd, Blaine Rucker 28.1.

Closest to the Pin — John Yost

Next play — Friday.

Hole-in-one

at Pine Edge

GOESSEL — Dennis Shaw of McPherson shot a hole-in-one Monday at the Pine Edge Golf Course in rural Goessel.

Shaw used a six iron to ace the 128-yard third hole island green.

Rich Penner of McPherson was the witness.

Railers drop

season opener

McPHERSON — The Newton High School boys’ soccer team opened the season with a 4-1 loss to McPherson Tuesday at McPherson Stadium.

The game was tied 1-1 at the half. Michael Velasquez scored for Newton with an assist from Carsen Ebert.

McPherson put the game away with three goals in the second half.

Newton plays at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Goddard. Newton plays Kapaun-Mt. Carmel at 11 a.m. Monday in the opening round of the Titan Classic top bracket.

JUNIOR VARSITY — The Newton JV boys opened the season with a 2-0 win over McPherson. Gerardo Torres scored both goals. Jose Torres-Dunnahoo and Danny Gonzalez each added an assist.

Newton plays at 5 p.m. Thursday at Goddard.

Sedgwick wins

Inman tourney

INMAN — The Sedgwick Cardinal volleyball team ran the table to win the Inman Invitational Saturday.

In pool play, Sedgwick topped Fairfield 25-5, 25-19; Cedar Vale-Dexter 25-11, 25-16; and league rival Remington 25-9, 25-22.

In the semifinals, Sedgwick downed another league rival in Moundridge 25-20, 25-22.

In the finals, the Cardinals downed Remington again 25-12, 25-16.

Moundridge topped league-rival Inman for third 16-25, 25-16, 25-19.

Inman Invitational

Saturday

Pool A — Sedgwick def. Fairfield 25-5, 25-19; Remington def. Cedar Vale-Dexter 25-11, 25-17; Sedgwick def. Cedar Vale-Dexter 25-11, 25-16; Remington def. Fairfield 25-20, 25-17; Sedgwick def. Remington 25-9, 25-22; Fairfield def. Cedar Vale-Dexter 25-23, 26-24.

Pool B — Inman def. Hutchinson Central Christian 25-10, 25-18; Moundridge def. Cunningham 25-21, 25-27, 25-17; Inman def. Cunningham 25-17, 19-25, 25-22; Moundridge def. Central Christian 25-19, 25-10; Inman def. Moundridge 21-25, 26-24, 25-21; Cunningham def. Central Christian 25-9, 25-13.

Semifinals — Sedgwick def. Moundridge 25-20, 25-22; Remington def. Inman 23-25, 25-21, 25-22.

Third Place — Moundridge def. Inman 16-25, 25-16, 25-19.

Championship — Sedgwick def. Remington 25-12, 25-16.

Goessel sweeps

triangular

BROOKVILLE — The Goessel High School volleyball team opened the season Tuesday with a non-league triangular at Brookville.

Goessel topped Haven 25-11, 25-19; and Herington 25-9, 25-17.

Goessel hosts Herington and Little River Tuesday to open Wheat State League play.

Bethel men

topped by JBU

The Bethel College men’s soccer team fell to John Brown University 2-1 Tuesday night in non-conference play at Joe W. Goering Field in North Newron.

Bethel scored in the 29th minute on a goal by Newton High grad Jose Rojas on a pass from David Fuentes.

John Brown came back with a pair of goals in the second half by Micah Herrmann. The first goal came in the 65th minute on an assist by Goncalo Verissimo. The second, in the 83rd minute, was unassisted.

Bethel was outshot 23-6, 9-3 on goal. Kobi Russom had seven saves for Bethel. Britt Wisener had two saves for JBU, 2-0.

Bethel is 0-2 and hosts Central Christian at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Goering Field.

J.Brown;0;2;—2

Bethel;1;0;—1

1. B Jose Rojas (David Fuentes) 28:42

2. JB Micah Herrmann (Goncalo Verissimo) 64:22

3. JB Herrmann (unassisted) 82:19

Total shots — JB 6-17—23, BC 6-0—6. Shots on goal — JB 2-7—9, BC 3-0—3. Saves — JB: Britt Wisener (W) 2-0—2. BC: Kobi Russom (L) 2-5—7. Corner kicks — JB 6, BC 2. Fouls — JB 3, BC 7. Offside — JB 4, BC 3. Cautions — none.

HC spikers

start 2-3

HESSTON — The Hesston College volleyball team opened the season 2-3.

Friday and Saturday, Hesston played at the Vernon College Invitational in Vernon, Texas.

Hesston opened with a three-set win over Eastfield Community College 25-22, 25-13, 25-11. Kylee Kasselman and Jade Gleason each had eight kills. Samantha Rossin had six kills. Faith Hallmark set 23 assists and served two aces. Hallmark had 13 digs, followed by Annalys Hanna with 10.

Hesston fell to Brookhaven Community College in four sets — 25-22, 21-25, 25-18, 25-21. Gleason had 12 kills, followed by Kasselman with 10. Hallmark set 30 assists. Kasselman served three aces. Hanna had 23 digs, followed by Kasselman with 17, Hallmark 12, Autumn Lungwitz with 12 and Gleason with 10. Kasselman downed three blocks.

Hesston fell to Seminole State in five sets — 22-25, 28-26, 25-17, 18-25, 15-12. Gleason had 14 kills, followed by Kasselman with 12 and Lungwitz with 10. Hallmark set 39 assists. Hallmark and Lungwitz each served three aces. Lungwitz and Hallmark each had 23 digs, followed by Hanna with 18, Kasselman with 16 and Macey Murray with 12. Paulina Diaz downed three blocks.

Hesston fell to Clarendon College in five sets — 22-25, 25-22, 21-25, 28-26, 25-23. Kasselman had 17 kills. Hallmark set 39 assists. Hanna, Lungwitz and Chynna Kahoonei each served three aces. Hallmark had 21 digs, followed by Hanna with 19, Kasselman with 15, Lungwitz with 14 and Murray with 11. Abby Busby downed three blocks.

Tuesday, Hesston downed the Kansas Wesleyan junior varsity in three sets — 25-16, 25-10, 25-13. No stats were available for the match.

Hesston spends this weekend in La Junta, Colo., at the Otero Junior College tournament. Hesston plays Trinidad State and North Platte Community College Friday and Lamar Community College and Otero Saturday.

Wichita splits

with Gary

WICHITA — The Wichita Wingnuts split a two-game series with the Gary SouthShore Railcats after Gary claimed an 11-8 win Tuesday at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

The game was tied 4-4 after two innings. Gary came back with five unanswered runs in the fourth through the sixth innings. Wichita outscored the Railcats 4-2 in the final three innings.

D.K. Carey went four for five hitting for Gary with two RBIs. Alex Crosby went three for four. Will Savage went three for four with an RBI. Andy Paz went two for five with an RBI. Colin Willis went two for six with an RBI.

Abel Nieves went two for four hitting with a home run and two RBIs. John Nester went two for five with two RBIs. Tony Thomas went two for three with an RBI. Angel Reyes went two for five with an RBI.

Jeff McKenzie (6-9) went six innings for Gary for the win. Charlie Gillies (7-6) went 3 1-3 innings for Wichita in the loss.

Gary improves to 54-40. Wichita drops to 58-36. Gary is two games behind St. Paul for first place in the AA North. Wichita drops to nine games behind Sioux City in the AA South and 1 1/2 games behind Kansas City for second place. Wichita has six games remaining, while Kansas City has seven.

Wichita opens a three-game road trip against the Kansas City T-Bones at 7:05 p.m. today.

Gary;310;221;020;—11;17;1

Wichita;400;000;202;—8;13;3

McKenzie (W, 6-9), Smith 7, Quintana 8 and Paz; Gillies (L, 7-6), Kane 4, Campbell 6, Carvallo 7, Pastora 9 and Nester. HR — W: Nieves (4). Time — 3:25. Attendance — n/a.