Sports beat: Newberry shuts out Dunnellon

On Friday night the Newberry baseball team defeated visiting Dunnellon, 6-0, to win its 10th straight game.

The Panthers got the only runs they would need in the first inning on a 3-run home run by Ma’kai Johnson.

Justen Crews picked up the win on the mound for the Panthers, who will travel to Dixie County (Cross City) on Thursday.

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The Santa Fe baseball team bounced back from a 14-inning loss to Clay (Green Cove Springs) on Thursday night with a 13-0 win in five innings at Gainesville High.

Junior catcher Landon Rogers went 3-for-4 and drove in four runs, including a bases-clearing double in the fourth.

The Raiders (16-2), who finished with 14 hits, will travel to Bradford (Starke) on Thursday.

Union County (Lake Butler) improved to 18-1 with a 10-3 win at Hilliard.

Whip Davis struck out six and improved to 5-0 on the season.

The Tigers will travel to Fort White on Tuesday.

(BOYS LACROSSE) – The Class 1A No. 1-ranked Oak Hall School boys’ lacrosse team was edged by Class 2A No. 1 Ponte Vedra, 6-5, on Friday night.

It was the first loss of the season for the Eagles (11-1), who will host a state playoff game next week.

(GIRLS LACROSSE) – The Oak Hall School girls’ lacrosse team was shutout 18-0 at home by Ponte Vedra.

The Lady Eagles, who dropped their second straight game, dropped to 7-4.

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Newberry Pitcher #13 Justen Crews

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