Rebels split games with Andale

The Kansan

Brice Nittler hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to lead the Newton Rebels to a 5-4 win over the Andale Warhawks Saturday in Sunflower Collegiate League play at Klein-Scott Field.

Newton jumped out 3-1 after three innings, but Andale tied the game in the fourth inning, taking a lead with a run in the sixth. Newton scored a run in the bottom of the seventh.

Andrew Brautman went two for five hitting for Newton with two RBIs. Nolan Riley went three for four. Cory Mason added an RBI.

Alex Archuleta drove in two runs for Andale. Joshua Bozoian went two for five with an RBI. Matt Hickman also drove in a run. Jakob Woods went three for four.

Spencer Maley pitched two innings of scoreless relief for the win, striking out three. Carson Jacobs struck out seven in 5.1 innings. Jack Rector struck out four in 2.2 innings.

Gavin Rogers pitched nine innings for Andale, striking out three. Ethan Baalman took the loss.

The Rebels’ bid to win four straight games fell a run short, falling 8-7 Friday against Andale in Andale.

Kyler Copeland drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh on an RBI ground out.

Tysaac Noland pitched four innings of relief for the win, allowing two runs on five hits with a walk and three strikeouts.

Judah Graham took the loss for Newton, allowing an unearned run on one hits with a walk and four strikeouts. Zach Gillig struck out seven in 3.1 innings.

Riley went three for four hitting for Newton with a home run and three RBIs. Mason went two for three.

Newton scored in the first inning on a Justin Barnes solo home run. Anthony Zellner hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning.

Andale came back in the bottom of the second on a Joshua Bozoian ground out.

Riley hit an RBI double for Newton in the top of the third inning. Andale answered with a Gavin Rogers ground out for an RBI. Mason Hammonds hit a sacrifice fly for Andale in the fourth inning.

Riley hit a two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning.

Andale came back in the bottom of the sixth. Mason Hammonds drove in a run on a single. Another run scored on an error. Rogers drove in two runs on a single, putting the Warhawks in the lead.

The Rebels tied the game in the top of the seventh on a Thomas Capllonch RBI double and an Aidan Corrigan sacrifice fly.

Andale is 8-14 in SCL play, while Newton is 4-17.

After the All-Star break, Andale and Newton play Tuesday and Thursday at Andale, ending the series Friday in Newton.

Friday’s game



Gillig, Maley 4, Graham (L, 0-1) 6 and Zellner; Blessing, Noland (W, 1-0) 6 and Copeland. HR — N: Barnes (2), Riley (2). Time — 3:02.

Saturday’s game



Rogers, Baalman (L,0-3 ) and Copeland; Jacobs, Rector 6, Maley (W, 2-1) 9 and Zellner. Time — 3:04.