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Wayne Newton Post 346 rolls past Greene County, 15-0

Thursday, July 7, 2011

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Northview senior-to-be Kodie Girton laces a single to leftfield for Wayne Newton Post 346 on Wednesday night. [Order this photo]
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TERRE HAUTE -- Wayne Newton Post 346 post a 24-run outburst on the road at Crawfordsville on Tuesday night by drilling visiting Greene County, 15-0 in six innings, on Thursday to improve to 24-5 overall this summer.

Dalton Sexton threw a complete game four-hitter for Post 346 and AJ Reed continued his long ball onslaught by hitting his ninth of the summer as part of a 4-for-4 game with five RBI. Cody Thornton also went deep for Wayne Newton, hitting a three-run shot as Post 346 scored seven runs in the sixth frame to end the game an inning early via the 10-run rule.

Northview rising senior Kodie Girton added a 2-for-4 game at the plate with an RBI and Ricky Wheatfill, playing rightfield for the first time, drilled a triple in the victory.

Zack Kent added three hits with a double in the win and Seth Lunsford also had a hit.

Wayne Newton faces Kokomo in a doubleheader on Saturday at Terre Haute North High School beginning at noon.

At T.H. North

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Hooter, Myers (5), Query (6) and Query, Howard (6).

W -- Sexton (2-0) and Lunsford; L -- Hooter.

2B -- WN (Kent). 3B -- WN (Wheatfill). HR -- WN (Reed, Thornton).