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Lincoln squad takes two from Sutton Seniors Sunday

Schwison Construction, a Senior Legion baseball team out of Lincoln, made up primarily of players from Lincoln Lutheran High School, came to Sutton Sunday, July 14, and claimed a doubleheader win over the Sutton Seniors at DLD Park.

The Lincoln crew, behind a four-run seventh inning came from behind in game one to claim a 6-4 win over Sutton, before turning around and tripping Sutton by two runs again in game two, 9-7.

In the opener, Garrett Nuss pitched a strong six innings, striking out eight, while allowing one walk, six hits and two runs. James Griess and Garrett Bonnell combined to close out the game, giving up a combined two walks, three hits, four runs and one strikeout.

Nuss collected a double and single, along with two runs batted in to lead Sutton. Will Reeson and James Griess both powered out one double each in the loss, while Dusty Stone, Garrett Bonnell and Paxton Olson all singled.

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Sutton Seniors edge St. Paul on the road July 10

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JORDYN HULINSKY | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Garrett Bonnell gained the win for Sutton on the mound during Sutton’s 4-2 road win at St. Paul. Bonnell recorded four strikeouts, while allowing six hits and two runs in the game.

The Sutton Senior Legion baseball team used a pair of runs in the first inning and two more in the top of the eighth to come away with a 4-2 win on the road at St. Paul, Wednesday, July 10.

The host St. Paul crew would hold the hitting advantage, outhitting Sutton 7-4, but a pair of doubles by Garrett Nuss and Will Reeson would be enough for Sutton to gain the win.

Dusty Stone was 1-3 with a single and two runs scored, while James Griess went 1-4, while scoring two runs as well in the win.

After Sutton claimed the 2-0 win in the top of the first inning, St. Paul evened the game at two with a pair of third inning runs.

The game would remain at a 2-2 tie until Sutton posted the two runs in the eighth, and held defensively to give Sutton the two-run win.

Garrett Bonnell picked up the win, pitching for five and a third innings. Bonnell struckout four, walked two, allowed six hits and gave up the two St. Paul runs.

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17
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Fairfield Juniors split with Twin River, Aurora in district tourney

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MELISSAWHITEFOOT | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Fairfield pitcher Brayton Jarosik delivers a pitch during Fairfield’s Sunday night win over Aurora in the B5 District tournament at Central City. Columbus Lakeview would knock the Fairfield Juniors out of the tournament Monday night with a 5-2 win.

Action in the B-5 District Junior Legion baseball tournament in Central City took a tough turn for the Fairfield Juniors in the opening game, Friday, July 12, as the Twin River Juniors registered a 13-4 six-inning win over Fairfield, dropping the Fairfield crew into the losers bracket, where they would bounce back with an impressive 10-4 win over Aurora Sunday, July 14, to stay alive in the tournament.

Fairfield was set to take on Columbus Lakeview Monday night in Central City, as one of the final four teams in the tournament.

Twin River outhit Fairfield 16-3 leading to the opening round loss. Fairfield trailed 5-1 after the fourth inning, then posted three runs in the top of the fifth inning to cut the Twin River lead to one, 5-4, before Twin River gained two runs in the fifth and six runs in the sixth to gain the nine-run win.

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17th annual Carpenter Memorial tournament set for Aug. 3-4

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Plans are underway once again for the 17th Annual Travis Carpenter Memorial softball tournament, set to take place at Sutton’s DLD Park, Aug. 3-4.

Proceeds from the annual event go to help support local organizations, as well as a $500 annual scholarship awarded to a local senior in memory of Travis Carpenter.

Entry fee per team this year is $200. You are asked to pre-register your team on or before Friday, July 27. To register, please call either Brent Mau at 402-469-1174, or Todd Mau at 402-984-0064.

Teams may register for the tournament on the Travis Carpenter Memorial Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Travis-Carpenter-Memorial-Softball-Tournament-206353686433021.

Teams are also asked to supply one umpire to work the base path during the tournament this year.

Wed
10
Jul
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Fairfield Ponies are third in Little Six Tournament

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COURTESY PHOTO | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

The Fairfield Pony League baseball team earned third place honors in the Little Six League Tournament by defeating Red Cloud 12-3. 

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10
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Sutton Seniors edge Geneva Sunday

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Sutton’s Dusty Stone (24) slides in under this tag at second base during Sunday night’s 5-2 win over Geneva at DLD Park. Stone was 2-3 with a double and two runs scored in the win.

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Nathan Drudik charts a hit in Sutton’s three-run win over Geneva Sunday. Drudik went 1-3 overall in the win.

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Two runs in the opening frame and three added runs in the fifth inning would propel the Sutton Senior Legion baseball team to a 5-2 win, putting Sutton back on the winning track, following a double header split with Geneva Sunday. With the win, Sutton improved to 16-9 on the year.

Dusty Stone and Paxton Olson led Sutton at the plate, as both were 2-3, with Stone driving in two runs, while recording a double and a single, while Olson gained a pair of singles in the win.

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Sutton takes two from York July 2

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The Sutton Seniors took their second double header sweep of the season over the York Seniors on Tuesday, July 2, as Sutton blanked York 8-0 in the opening clash, before holding off a late York rally in the second tilt and scoring six runs in the eighth inning to post a 12-6 win in York.

Sutton wasted little time to jump out to an early 5-0 lead in the opening game, scoring four runs in the first frame, while adding one run in the second.

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More than 100 turn out for Run For a Resident

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Winners of the 5K run/walk are, in back, from left: Larry Joe, 61 years and above, second; Samuel Griess, 13 to 60 years, second; Dave Johnson, 61 years and above, first; Mitchell Lichti, 13 to 60 years, third; and Luke Phillips, 13 to 60 years, first. In front, from left: Brenda Manning, 61 years and above, third, Lathem Schumm, 12 years and under, second, and Taryn Thieszen, 12 years and under, first. Not pictured: Kaitlyn Bottorf, 12 years and under, third.

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Winners of the one mile run/walk are, in back, from left: 61 years and above—Kathy Nollette, first, Kathy Douglas, second, Ruth Huber, third (pictured with Huber is Simeon Huber); 13 to 60 years—Daniel Casteneda, first, Brian Richards, second, and Maggie Casteneda, third. In front, from left: 12 years and under—Adam Lukert, first, Ella Eggleston, second, and Ben Bampbell, third.

More than 100 turn out for Run For a Resident

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Jun
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Sutton Seniors win 2 of 3

The Sutton Senior Legion baseball team claimed two of three wins this past week, taking care of business against Fairbury and Geneva, before being handed a six-run loss to Grand Island Sunday afternoon.

In action at DLD Park June 19, Sutton scored three runs in each of the first, second, fourth and sixth innings, to post a 12-4 win over Fairbury.

Nathan Drudik, Garrett Nuss and Will Reeson pounded out two hits each in the eight-run win, as Drudik was 2-2, while Nuss and Reeson were both 2-4 with a single and a double each to lead Sutton.

 

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Glenvil kicks off summer with kickball

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RITA BRHEL | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

About 25 youth joined in a community kickball game on June 20 at Glenvil’s ballfield, cooling off later with root beer floats. Here, Caillee League tosses the ball in during an inning of kickball.

 

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