The Newton Rebels took aim at its foot, hitting itself in the head, in an 18-5 loss to the Hutchinson Monarchs Sunday night in Sunflower Collegiate League play at Klein-Scott Field.

Seven Rebel errors led to seven unearned runs. Newton gave up 18 hits, mostly in the later innings. The game was called after seven innings on the 10-run rule.

Josh Campbell went three for five hitting with three RBIs to lead Hutchinson. Kyle Cullen went four for six with an RBI. Ben Klenke had three hits with two RBIs. Wyatt Divis and Quintin Crandall each had two hits and two RBIs.

Newton newcomer Dillon Klava went two for four with an RBI.

Ryan Junker threw three innings for the win in relief of Jordan White. White struck out seven, while Junker struck out three.

Newton starter Rob Lain went four innings, allowing four unearned runs and striking out three. Tyler Dunn threw two innings of relief for the loss. Kyle Adkins and Trevor Gorges finished the game.

Newton used four singles in the bottom of the first to punch across four runs.

Three two-out errors in the top of the third led to four Hutchinson runs.

With two outs in the bottom of the fourth, an error and a Klava double led to a Rebel run. Klenke tied the game with a two-out RBI double in the top of the fifth.

Three hits to open the sixth inning led to three Hutchinson runs. Divis, Crandall and Campbell each drove in a run.

The wheels came off for the Rebels in the top of the seventh, giving up 10 runs on eight hits with two errors back-to-back.

In Monday’s game, Newton fell to the Mulvane Patriots 6-2. Stats were not available at press time.

Newton plays at 7 p.m. today at Cheney.

Sunday’s game


Cullen cf;6;3;4;1;Klava lf4;1;2;1

Divis 2b;3;3;2;2;Gnagy 2b;4;1;1;0

Crandall ss;5;3;2;2;Snodgrass cf;3;1;1;1

Barber dh;5;2;0;0;Adkins 1b;2;0;0;0

Campbell 3b;5;2;3;3;Dieters rf;2;1;1;1

Stoecklein 1b;5;1;1;2;Johnson c;2;0;0;1

Klenke cf;5;2;3;2;Hall 3b;3;0;0;0

Nicol c;3;1;2;1;Perez ss;3;0;0;0

Henning rf;5;1;1;1;Gorges p;3;1;0;0



Newton;400;100;( 0);—5

E — Hall, Perez, Snodgrass, Crandall, Dieters, Klava 2, Gnagy. LOB — Hut. 7, New. 3. 2B — Klava, Klenke, Divis, Nicol, Cullen, Crandall, Stoecklein. 3B — Klenke. SB — Dieters, Campbell 2, Gorges. Sac. Sac. Fly — Johnson, Nicol.




Junker, W;3;0;0;0;0;3




Dunn, L;2;8;7;7;1;1



Dunn faced three batters in the seventh inning. Adkins faced five batters in the seventh.

WP — White 2, Dunn. PB — Johnson. Balk — Lain. Time — 2:39.