NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School baseball team took another win under their belts as they won against Vernon 4-3 in an extra inning game on Tuesday, when they played them home.
As Vernon tied the score at three apiece and two scoreless innings followed ensue, the game was forced into an extra inning, in which Newton scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth.
Chase Cramer led the Braves going 2-for-4 at bat, scoring one of the runs for Newton and grabbing a stolen base.
Scott Price dominated on and off the mound for Newton, going 1-for-3 at bat scoring two additional runs. On the mound, Price threw 104 pitches in 7 1/3 innings against Vernon,striking out two, walking two and allowing three runs on seven hits, with only two errors.
Jake Tarabokija, who closed out on the mound for the Braves, threw a total of seven pitches, striking out one and allowing no hits in the final inning.
Newton will play against Vernon again on Friday, May 19, for their second match this season. They will be away at Vernon’s field, with first pitch at 4 p.m.