Butler County Times Gazette
  • Augusta Legion sweeps Newton

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  • The Newton Junior Knights were swept by the Augusta Orioles Thursday in the Knights' home opener at Klein-Scott Field.
    Augusta won the first game 6-5 in nine innings and the second game 13-1 in five innings.
    An Augusta error in the first inning of the first game led to two Newton runs. Each team had a run in the second inning. Augusta poked three hits through in the top of the fourth to score two runs, breaking the no-hitter and tie the game.
    A pair of errors in the top of the fifth led to an unearned run for Augusta. Singles by Austin Kurtz and Kyler Sweely led to a Newton run in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings.
    A pair of Newton errors in the top of the ninth led to a pair of Augusta runs with no hits. Newton got a run back in the bottom of the ninth on an error.
    For Augusta in the first game, Clay Wesbrooks got the win in relief of Trey Wesbrooks. Newton's Clay Nye took the loss in relief of Freddie Loeffler.
    Noah Johnson had two RBIs for Augusta. Johnny Klossing was two for five hitting. For Newton, Kyle Sweely went two for four with two RBIs. T.J. Wedel also went two for five.
    In the second game, Augusta scored two runs in each of the first three innings. The Orioles added one run in the fourth. The first four Augusta batters walked to start the top of the fifth, followed by a two-run Cody Wesbrooks double. Two more walks and a hit batter led to three more runs.
    A hit and three walks in the bottom of the fifth allowed Newton to break the shutout.
    Cody Wesbrooks went the distance for Augusta in the second game for the win. Newton starter Treaston Motes took the loss.
    Cody Wesbrooks drove in three runs at the plate. Blake Bevan went two for three hitting. Seth McGuire went two for four with two RBIs. Quinton McConathy also drove in two runs. For Newton, Jacob Lindenmeyer went two for three hitting.
    Newton falls to 1-7 and plays at 1 p.m. Saturday at Winfield.
    First game
    Augusta ab r h bi
    Cl.Wesbrooks ss 5 0 1 0
    Eberhardt rf 4 2 1 0
    Co.Wesbrooks 3b 5 1 0 0
    Klossing 1b 5 1 2 0
    Tipton 2b 3 0 0 0
    Tole c 4 2 1 1
    Johnson cf 5 0 1 2
    Blakesley lf 3 0 1 0
    Brown dh 3 0 0 0
    Bevan ss x x x x
    TOTALS 37 6 7 3
    Newton ab r h bi
    Page 2 of 2 - Goerzen cf 1 0 0 0
    Young rf 3 0 0 0
    Woods 3b 5 0 1 1
    Sweely c 4 1 2 2
    Lindenmeyer 1b 2 1 0 0
    Arellano lf 4 0 1 1
    Motes rf 4 0 0 0
    Wedel 2b 4 1 2 0
    Holeman dh 3 1 1 0
    Kurtz ss 4 1 1 0
    TOTALS 34 5 8 4
    Augusta 010 210 002 —6
    Newton 210 000 101 —5
    E — Tipton, Woods, Kurtz 3, Eberhardt. LOB — Aug. 10, New. 6. 2B — Cl.Wesbrooks. SB — Eberhardt 2, Arellano, Goerzen, Kurtz. Sac. Bunt — Lindemeir, Brown, Tipton.
    Augusta
    ip h r er bb k
    T.Wesbrooks 7 8 4 2 2 6
    Cl.Wesbrooks, W 2 0 1 0 1 1
    Newton
    ip h r er bb k
    Loeffler 5 4 4 3 3 5
    Nye, L 4 3 2 0 0 0
    WP — Loeffler 3, R.Wesbrooks. PB — Sweely 2, Tole. Balk — . HBP — Tipton (Loeffler). Time — 2:12.
    Second game
    Augusta ab r h bi
    Bevan ss 3 3 2 0
    Kelley c 1 3 1 1
    Co.Wesbrooks 3b 3 1 1 3
    Klossing 1b 3 1 1 1
    McConathy 2b 1 1 1 2
    Rogers cf 3 0 0 0
    McGuire 3b 4 1 2 2
    Dennett rf 2 1 0 0
    Barnett lf 2 2 1 1
    TOTALS 22 13 9 10
    Newton ab r h bi
    Woods 3b 2 0 0 0
    Wedel 2b 3 0 0 0
    Sweely c 1 0 0 0
    Arellano cf 1 0 1 1
    Lindenmeyer 1b 3 0 2 0
    Young p 2 0 0 0
    Motes 3b 1 0 0 0
    Holeman rf 2 1 1 0
    Kurtz ss 2 0 0 0
    TOTALS 17 1 4 1
    Augusta 222 16 —13
    Newton 000 01 —1
    E — Woods, Wedel, Lindenmeyer. DP — Newton. LOB — Aug. , New. 7. 2B — Co.Wesbrooks. SB — McConathy 2, Co.Wesbrooks.
    Augusta
    ip h r er bb k
    Co.Wesbrooks, W 5 4 1 1 5 5
    Newton
    ip h r er bb k
    Motes, L 3.1 7 7 7 6 0
    Young .2 1 5 5 4 0
    Powell 1 1 1 2 2
    WP — Motes, Co.Wesbrooks. HBP — McConathy (Motes). Time —¬†1:50.

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