Newton edges Lenape on the diamond

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  • Newton's Chase Cramer had two at-bats and one hit. Photos by George Leroy Hunter

  • Newton's Justin Mayhood takes a cut.

  • Lenape Valley catcher Steve Rabe waits with open glove as Newton's Luke Young beats the ball to home plate, scoring in the third inning. Young went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

  • Newton pitcher Billy Carson at the plate.

  • Newton's Carson struck out two and gave up seven hits in a complete game.

  • Lenape Valley pitcher Jared Miller threw for six innings.

  • Lenape Valley Patriots meet on the mound to strategize.

  • In the fourth inning, Newton's second baseman Jake Tarabokija starts a double play as Patriots' Tom Chamberlin is called out.

  • Lenape Valley's Cameron Samiljan takes a ball.

NEWTON — Newton High School defeated Lenape Valley Regional High School (Stanhope, N.J.). in varsity baseball on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The final score was 2-1. The game took place at Memory Field in Newton.

Newton scored both runs in the bottom of the third inning.

Newton's starting pitcher Billy Carson struck out two and gave up seven hits in a complete game. Luke Young went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Tom Chamberlain and Ryan Gentile had two hits each for Lenape Valley.

Team records: Lenape Valley Patriots 1-4. Newton Braves 4-1.

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