Sports briefs

The Newton Kansan

Senior Knights

cancel games

The games between the Newton Senior Knights and Bartlesville, Okla., scheduled for Tuesday at Arkansas City have been canceled because of field availability issues.

Zenner commits

to Neosho

Newton High School volleyball player Marah Zenner made a verbal commitment to play at Neosho County Community College in Chanute.

NHS coach Jamie Dibbens made the announcement last week.

Zenner is a 5-foot-6 setter for the Railers. As a junior, in 106 sets (37 matches) she posted 106 kills, 31 aces, 16 total blocks, 218 digs and 815 assists.

She helped lead the Railers to a 20-17 season as a junior, 10-2 in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division II play. She helped lead Newton to state tournament berths as a freshman and a sophomore.

She was a first-team All-AVCTL I setter as a junior.

Neosho was 17-19 last season, 2-8 in Jayhawk Conference Division II play. Neosho won’t play volleyball this year until the spring.

Sedgwick grad

makes catches

TOPEKA — Sedgwick High School graduate Kale Schroeder posted two receptions for 30 yards to help lead the West squad to a 14-9 win over the East on Saturday in the 47th Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.

The East scored in the first quarter on a 22-yard field goal by Evan Ranallo, of Blue Valley Northwest. The West replied in the second quarter when Kade Melvin, of Norton, scored on a 1-yard run, followed by a two-point conversion pass from Chance Omli, of Goddard Eisenhower, to Ty Garrett, of Salina South.

Dalton Miller, of Great Bend, added a 44-yard run for the West in the third quarter.

The East scored early in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run by Conor Haviland, of Humboldt. Another East touchdown was called back on a penalty.





1q. E Ranallo 22-yd. FG 3:57

2q. W Melvin 1-yd. run (Garrett pass from Omli) 5:28

3q. W Miller 44-yd. run (pass failed) 8:01

4q. E Haviland 1-yd. run (pass failed) 10:29


RUSHING — West: Miller 5-49, Williams III 6-24, Melvin 6-19, J. Brown 1-13, H. Brown 9-9, Kavanaugh 1-(minus)-1, Petz 1-(minus)-1, Team 2-(minus)-5, Harmison 1-(minus)-8. East: Haviland 6-14, Hasz 4-4, Garber 1-3, Buessing 10-2, Albertini 1-(minus)-2, Torkelson 5-(minus)-20.

PASSING — West: Harmison 7-9-0, 90 yards, Kavanaugh 3-5-2, 19, Melvin 2-5-0, 20. East: Buessing 7-13-0, 96, Torkelson 7-11-0, 78, Garber 1-1-0, 13.

RECEIVING — West: Petz 3-35, Brown 3-23, Schroeder 2-30, Hoefer 2-23, Williams III 2-18. East: Ranallo 5-69, Vetter 4-45, Albertini 2-12, Horton 2-10, Garber 1-38, Buessing 1-13.

PUNTING — West: Morrow 4-30.5. East: Haverkamp 6-40.3.

TACKLES — West: Streit 3 solo-5 assists-8 total, Montgomery 3-2-5. East: Adams 4-4-8, Spachman 4-3-7, Uphaus 2-5-7, Schmidtlein 1-5-6.

Seven Rebels

named all-stars

Seven members of the Newton Rebels summer college baseball team have been selected to the East All-Stars for the Sunflower Collegiate League All-Star Game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Eck Stadium in Wichita.

Named to the team were pitchers Zach Bravo (Lamar) and Aaron Bechtel (Wichita State), catchers Hobiki Ouchi (Skagit Valley) and Enzo Bonventre (Lake Erie), infielders Jack Sigrist (Wichita State) and Lincoln Andrews (Southeast Missouri State) and outfielder Joey Martinez (Gateway Community College).

The league home run derby will be at 6 p.m. at Eck Stadium.

Thunder signs

two rookies

WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder hockey team signed rookie forwards Austin Albrecht and Alex Berardinelli for the upcoming season.

Albrecht, a native of Fleming, N.J., played a season at UMass-Amherst, where he scored six goals with five assists in 28 games. He then transferred to American International College for the 2019-20 season, scoring five goals with 10 assists in 33 games.

He helped lead AIC to the Atlantic Hockey Conference regular-season title, finishing 21-12-1 overall and 21-6-1 in conference play. The AHC and NCAA Division I tournaments were canceled.

At UMass-Amhurst, he helped lead the team to a 17-20-2 season, 9-13-2 in Hockey East play. The team reached the conference tournament quarterfinals.

Berardinelli played four years at Colorado College, where he scored 20 goals with 29 assists in 121 games.

The team finished 11-20-3 last season, 4-17-3 in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play. The Tigers took fourth in the NCHC tourney in 2019.