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Newton Baseball’s Lead in the First, Seals Victory Over Sparta

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Boys Baseball team sealed their 4-2, victory over Sparta, when they scored three runs in the first inning of the H/W/S tournament second round game on Monday at Memory Park.

Newton started the game with a fly out, but after senior second baseman Aldo Vallorosi got hit by a pitch, Chase Cramer hit a single and Scott Price got on base on a Sparta fielding error to load the bases.

Then, senior captain and left fielder Mike Luzzi, grounded a single up the middle of the field to bring home Vallorosi and Cramer.

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Price's courtesy runner, Jason Leonardo, scored the third run on a Sparta throwing error in which the Spartans tried to throw out Luzzi at second.

After scoring three right in the beginning, the Braves then depended on Price’s arm to carry them through the remaining six innings.

Price pitched 6 2/3 innings against Sparta, throwing 104 pitches, while striking out seven and allowing two runs on six hits, with two errors before Jake Tarabokija came in to close out the game.

With Tarabokija on the mound, Spartans' Eric Castorina hit a line drive to right field, but Newton was able to recover as right fielder Gianni Periera, threw a bullet to home plate to prevent the runner from scoring.

As a result of Periera's throw, catcher Justin Mayhood was able to throw out Sparta's runner at second base to end the game after the runner had continued past the bag.

With the victory over Sparta, the Newton High School Boys Baseball team advances to the tri-county quarterfinals, where they will face fourth-seeded Wallkill Valley on Saturday away at Wallkill Valley High School.

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