Hole-in-one

at Sand Creek

Tanner Pauls of Newton shot a hole-in-one Monday at Sand Creek Station.

Pauls used a gap wedge to ace the 115-yard third hole.

Witnesses were Cason Bershauer and River Weaverline.

Rebels fall

to Cheney

CHENEY — The Newton Rebels fell to the Cheney Diamond Dawgs 13-5 Tuesday in Sunflower Collegiate League play in Cheney.

Phil Ingram went four for five hitting for Cheney with an RBI. Grant Devore went two for four with two RBIs. Andrew Miller went two for three with two RBIs. Travis Young went two for three with an RBI. Tresten Kennard went two for two with an RBI. Jackson Glenn hit a home run with three RBIs.

Brandon Hall drove in two runs for Newton. Stephan Aguilar went two for five. Hunter Martyniak went two for four.

Brad Jones threw two innings of relief for the win, striking out two. Kennard threw four innings, striking out four. Starter Keenan Easton struck out two in three innings.

Isiah Perez pitched five innings for Newton, striking out two. Pat Gonzales went 1 2-3 innings.

Valley Center improves to 26-7 in league play, two games ahead of Mulvane. Newton falls to 12-20 in league play, sixth place in the SCL. Newton is one game behind the Wichita Sluggers for fifth. Newton hosts Mulvane at 6 p.m. today for a doubleheader to end the regular season.

Newton opens play in the Mid-Kansas Collegiate Qualifier Friday in Hutchinson.

Newton;100;002;200;—5;10;0

Cheney;290;000;11x;—13;18;0

Perez (L), Gonzales 6, n/a 7 and n/a; Eaton, Jones (W) 4, Kennard 6 and n/a. HR — C: Glenn.

Wingnuts fall

to RailCats

WICHITA — The Wichita Wingnuts opened a three-game series against the Gary SouthShore RailCats with a 5-3 loss Tuesday in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

Wichita lost back-to-back games for the first time since June 5 and 6 against the Kansas City T-Bones.

An error and an RBI double for Cameron Newell put Gary up in the top of the third. Newell had another RBI double in the fifth. Kris Goodman and Andy DeJesus each had RBI doubles in the sixth.

Richard Prigatano and Brennen Salgado each drove in a run in the bottom of the eighth for Wichita. T.J. Mittelstaedt had an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth.

Newell, DeJesus and Chase Harris each had two hits for Gary. Christian Stringer, Mittelstaedt, Matt Chavez and Salgado each had two hits for Wichita.

Alex Gunn (4-4) threw six scoreless innings for Gary to claim the win, allowing six hits, walking one and striking out five. Carlos Diaz allowing two runs on a hit with a walk and three strikeouts in 1 1-3 innings. Drasen Johnson finished the game for the save, allowing a run on three hits with a strikeout.

Eddie Medina (6-2) took the loss for Wichita, allowing four earned runs on seven hits with four strikeouts. Josh Goossen-Brown threw two scoreless innings, striking out two. Jesse Pratt finished the game, allowing a hit with a strikeout.

Gary improves to 28-23. Wichita hits the midpoint of the season 35-15. Wichita remains 12 games ahead of Cleburne in the AA South. Gary is 1 1/2 games behind the T-Bones in the AA Central.

Wichita and Gary meet again at 7:05 p.m. today.

CHAVEZ TAKES AWARD — Wichita Wingnut first baseman Matt Chavez was named the American Association player of the week for the week ending Sunday. Chavez was 14 of 26 hitting for the week with five home runs, three doubles, seven runs scored and 14 RBIs. For the season, Chavez is batting .387.

Gary;002;012;000;—5;8;1

Wichita;000;000;021;—3;10;2

Gunn (W, 4-4), Diaz 7, Johnson (S, 6) and Gimenez; E.Medina (L, 6-2), Goossen-Brown 7, Pratt 9 and M.Medina. Time — 2:54. Attendance — 1,436.

NBC Hall

class named

WICHITA — The National Baseball Congress Hall of Fame will add five new names for its 2017 induction class.

Named to the hall for this year is Al “Rusty” Gerhardt, Loren Packard, Doug Stokke, Jack O’Donnell and Wayne Elliott.

Gerhardt pitched for the Grand Rapids Sullivans in 1970 and the Fairbanks Goldpanners in 1971. He was the tourney MVP in 1970 and was an All-American pitcher both years. He was 6-1 in the NBC World Series, allowing just one earned run. He went on to play in the San Diego Padres system for nine years and coached in the Padres and Rangers farm systems. He currently works for the MLB Scouting Bureau. He will be inducted July 22.

Packard played for the Wichita Boeing Bombers, winning NBC titles in 1954 and 1955. After serving in the Navy in WWII, he played professionally in the Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League and the Western Association in 1948 and 1949. In the NBC World Series, he hit .425 with five home runs. Packard died in 1993. He will be inducted Aug. 5.

Stokke played three years with the Goldpanners from 1975 to 1977, winning the tournament in 1976 and finishing second two other times. After winning an NCAA World Series title at Southern California, he played in the Astros farm system. He is currently vice president of Duke Health Marketing and Communications.

O’Donnell played 10 years in the NBC World Series from 1959 to 1969. He also managed the Wichita Rapid Transit Dreamliners to NBC titles in 1962 and 1963. He holds the minor league record for winning four games in four consecutive days with the Atlanta Crackers. O’Donnell died in 1991. He will be inducted July 29.

Elliott became the official statistician for the Zaragoza League in 1989. The following year, he formed the Thoppers, and later the Austin Gold Sox. He later became the Zaragoza League commissioner. He led the Gold Sox to NBC berths in 18 of 19 seasons. Elliott will be inducted July 23.

Roster set

for Stars

WICHITA — The roster has been set for the Kansas Stars baseball team, which will compete at the National Baseball Congress World Series, which begins July 22 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita.

The Stars also are a sponsor for the Stars and Stripes Benefit Concert July 30 at the Kansas Star Casino Arena, which raises money for the E3 Foundation.

The concert will be headlined by Craig Morgan with special guests Jake Peavy and Yellowhammer. Tickets for the concert are available at KansasStarEventsCenter.com or at (800) 745-3000.

The show is open to all ages.

The Stars roster is listed below:

97 Joe Beimel, P, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Marys, Pa.

21 Heath Bell, P, San Diego Padres, Oceanside, Calif.

38 Jeremey Bonderman, P, Detroit Tigers, Kennewick, Wash.

25 David Delucci, OF, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baton Rouge, La.

23 Matt Diaz, OF, Atlanta Braves, Portland, Ore.

5 Jonny Gomes, OF, Boston Red Sox, Petaluma, Calif.

52 Brian Gordon, P, Texas Rangers, West Point, N.Y.

34 Roy Halladay, P, Philadelphia Phillies, Denver

55 Koyie Hill, C, Chicago Cubs, Tulsa, Okla.

15 Brandon Inge, IF, Detroit Tigers, Lynchburg, Va.

10 Chipper Jones, IF, Atlanta Braves, Deland, Fla.

17 Ryan Langerhans, OF, Toronto Blue Jays, San Antonio

25 Adam LaRoche, IF, Wash. Nationals, Ft. Scott

15 Andy LaRoche, IF, Pittsburgh Pirates, Ft. Scott

21 Jeff LaRoche, P, Oakland Athletics, Ft. Scott

21 Jason Marquis, P, Colo. Rockies, Manhasset, N.Y.

00 Tombo Martin, P, Buck Commanders, Charleston, S.C.

52 Ryan Mattheus, P, Wash. Nationals, Sacramento

36 Joe Nathan, P, Minnesota Twins, Houston

44 Roy Oswalt, P, Houston Astros, Weir, Miss.

22 Jake Peavy, P, San Francisco Giants, Mobile, Ala.

17 Jason Repko, U, Los Angeles Dodgers, East Chicago, Ind.

31 Brad Penny, P, Los Angeles Dodgers, Blackwell, Okla.

29 Nate Robertson, P, Detroit Tigers, Wichita

00 Willie Robertson, CEO, Duck Dynasty, Bernice, La.

3 David Ross, C, Chicago Cubs, Bainbridge, Ga.

15 Ben Sheets, P, Milwaukee Brewers, Baton Rouge, La.

21 Andy Sonnanstine, P, Tampa Bay Rays, Barberton, Ohio

40 Brett Tomko, P, Cincinnati Reds, Euclid, Ohio

26 Dan Uggla, IF, Atlanta Braves, Louisville, Ky.

2 Jack Wilson, IF, Pittsburgh Pirates, West Lake Village, Calif.

3 Delwyn Young, U, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles

Coaching Staff

20 Dave LaRoche, coach, Colo. Springs, Colo.

48 Dick Robertson, coach, Wichita

49 Matt Robertson, coach, Wichita