For the second time in as many days, the Newton Rebels let a game get away late.

The Haven Warhawks scored a run on a wild pitch with two outs in the top of the 11th for a 9-8 win over the Rebels in Sunflower Collegiate League play at Klein-Scott Field.

Both managers were ejected — Newton’s in the seventh, Haven’s in the 10th.

The game took just over four hours to play.

Newton scored in the bottom of the first on a pair of hits and an error. Haven came back in the second on a Matt Armstrong ground out for an RBI.

Rob Lain and Stefan Aguilar had RBIs for Newton in the second inning. Jaylund Johnson drove in a run for Newton in the third inning.

With two outs and one runner on base in the top of the fourth inning, Haven posted three singles and a walk to tie the game. Trace Maddux had a two-run single.

Three errors in the bottom of the fifth led to three Rebel runs. A Lain double and a Stephan Aguilar single in the bottom of the sixth led to another Rebel run.

Haven loaded the bases to open the seventh inning on two walks and a bloop single. An error led to a pair of runs. Desmond Grayson singled to score two more runs.

Newton led off the bottom of the ninth with a hit batter, who got as far as third base before Haven ended the inning.

Newton led off the 10th with a walk, but the runner was thrown out trying to steal.

Stallings singled to lead off the top of the 11th and stole second. Stallings went to third on a ground out. Matt Armstrong was awarded first base as a hit batter, despite foul tipping the ball to the catcher. After a strikeout, Stallings scored on a wild pitch on an 0-2 count.

Isiah Perez opened the bottom of the 11th with an infield single and went to second on a wild pitch. Lain followed with a bunt single and went to second on catcher’s indifference. After a strikeout, Aguilar was hit by a pitch to load the bases. After another strikeout, a fly ball to right ended the game.

Taylor Ramirez went four innings for the win, allowing two hits with a walk and a strikeout. Kyle Adkins took the loss for Newton, allowing a run on one hit with six strikeouts. Newton starter Tyler Dunn struck out six in 3 2-3 innings.

Stallings went three for three hitting for Haven. Lain went four for five for Newton.

Newton is 10-16 and plays at 7 p.m. Thursday at Haven. The game scheduled for today has been canceled as the River City Lumberjacks folded.


Prososki 2b;4;0;2;1;Aguilar 2b;4;1;2;2

Maddux ss;5;0;1;2;Gnagy lf;4;0;0;0

Pistrui cf;6;0;0;0;Snodgrass cf;6;2;1;0

Cornish 1b;5;1;0;0;Adkins p;4;1;1;0

Stallings 3b;3;4;3;0;Johnson c;5;1;2;1

Palensky rf;6;1;2;0;Hall 1b;4;0;0;1

Armstrong c;5;1;0;1;Perez ss;5;1;2;0

Grayson dh;5;1;2;2;Lain 3b;5;2;4;1

Washington lf;4;1;0;0;Martyniak rf;2;0;1;0

;;;;Gorges ph;1;0;0;0




E — Pistrui, Stallings, Palensky, Maddux, Lain, Gnagy. DP — Haven. LOB — Hav. 12, New. 7. 2B — Palensky, Lain 2. SB — Prososki, Snodgrass, Johnson, Stallings. CS — Johnson, Lain, Adkins. Sac. Bunt — Gnagy, Martyniak, Washington, Aguilar.





Ramirez, W;4;2;0;0;1;4








Adkins, L;3;1;1;1;0;6

Powell faced two batters in the seventh inning. Allen faced one batter in the sixth inning.

WP — Smith, Allen, Adkins, Ramirez. Balk — Allen. HBP — Stallings (Dunn), Armstrong 2 (Smith, Adkins), Martyniak (Ramirez), Aguilar (Ramirez). IBB — Prososky (Smyser). Time — 4:06.