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Newton Baseball Loses to High Point

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Luke Young stops a grounder to him for an out against High Point. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Chase Cramer catches a fly ball from a High Point hitter to get another out for the Braves. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Luke Young catches a throw from his fellow teammate to get the batter out at first. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Chase Cramer steals a base for the Braves and is called safe at second. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Scott Price makes a long-shot catch for the Braves, almost losing his grip, but getting the out for Newton. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Michael Luzzi catches a ball on the fly and gets an out for the Braves. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Aldo Vallorosi catches a ball hit directly to him and second base, scoring an out for Newton. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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Pitcher Cole Van Luvender catches a ball hit to him and runs it through to first base to make the out. Credits: Danielle Francisco
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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Braves Baseball team hosted High Point last week, on Monday, May 16 and lost 8-1.

Cole Van Luvender started on the mound for the Braves. He pitched 6 and 1/3 innings, getting one strike out, one walk and allowing 10 hits.

Jake Tarabokija took over in the last inning for Van Luvender. He got one strike out and allowed three hits on one error.

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Billy Carson was the only Brave to score. He went 1-for-3 during his. Chase Cramer went 2-for-3, stealing a base for Newton.

Luke Young, Bobby Fehr, and Aldo Vallorosi each went 0-for-3 for the Braves and Michael Luzzi, Van Luvender, and Alex Blanar each went 0-for-2.

Tarabokija went 1-for-1 at bat, while Scott Price went 1-for-2 while at bat. The Braves had a tough time getting hits against High Point.

Newton is 14-8 overall, but 7-1 in the league to lead the division. The Braves hosted Sparta on Wednesday, May 18. 

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