Newton All Stars are undefeated in LL district play
|Newton Litlle League All Stars are playing in district tournament action this week. Members of the 2013 Newton 12-and-under team are (left to right), front row, Julian Hotchkin, Ryan Barr, Blake Cockerton, Ty Arguellio, Ben Leal, Luke Maharry; middle row, Jacob Murphy, Darren Revell, Cole Webster, Cael Kellogg, Dallas Schelling, Josh Miller; back row, coaches Joe Hotchkin, Doug Maharry, Ryan Arguello. (Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News)|
League teams, play their home games at Newton’s Patterson Park.
Newton exploded for 11 runs in the fifth inning to wipe out a 4-3 deficit. Dallas Schelling, who is 8-for-8 in his last two games, highlighted the big inning with a three-run home run.
Ryan Bar connected for four singles in four at bats Monday night for Newton. Josh Miller had three hits. Bar pitched an inning for Newton and Miller was Newton’s closer on the mound, needing just nine pitches to retire Mahaska Midwest.
Newton All Stars opened district play last Friday with a 16-11 win over PCM at Monroe. They notched a 10-8 victory over Mahaska National in Eddyville on Saturday.
Newton is slated to host Pleasantville tonight at 6 p.m. in round four. Newton goes to Knoxville Wednesday and Grinnell on Thursday. Newton wraps up district play at home Friday against Mahaska American.
District play is the first round of playoffs for Little League teams working toward the Little League World Series.
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