Three Newton baseball players have decided to continue playing the game they love after signing to play at the next level.
Five errors in the fifth inning caused the Tigers to implode as Newton took advantage of the situation scoring four runs in their 6-1 win in a crucial Region 2-AAAAAA matchup on Tuesday.
Neither team was willing to give up as the lead changed hands several time before Newton ended up on top taking advantage of a Red Devils error to get the 8-5 win on Friday.
The Lady Jaguars confidently got behind pitcher Lyndsey Parden to get their fifth straight win beating Georgia Military College 3-1 in the first game of their doubleheader on Thursday.
A ball four call on a 3-1 count ended the game with the Eagles dropping the second game of the series 5-4 to Walnut Grove on Tuesday.
A two-run error proved to be the difference as Rockdale got a stronger grip for a playoff spot with their 6-4 win over Alcovy on Friday.
Eastside scored early but Walnut Grove came back to score late in the game to beat the Eagles 3-2 on Friday.
The Rockdale boys soccer team put Tigers on their heels in their 4-2 win while the Lady Bulldogs forced the game into overtime before falling to Alcovy 3-2 on Thursday.
A passed by allowed Newton’s Phillip Rowe to tie the game in the bottom of the fifth inning while Allen Bowen shut down the Rockdale offense on the mound giving the Rams a 6-5 win on Monday.
Both Eastside golf teams find themselves in the lead after the first round of the Newton Cup having played nine holes at Ashton Hills Golf Club on Monday.