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Baseball: Early runs, Wolfe three-hitter propel Newman past Forreston in 1A regional final

Comets’ hurler strikes out eight, walks one in complete-game shutout; Van Landuit goes 3 for 4 with two RBIs

Newman's Kyle Wolfe pitches against Forreston in Saturday's 1A Newman Regional final. Wolfe pitched a three-hit shutout as the Comets claimed the regional championship.
Newman's Nolan Britt fields a ground ball Saturday against Forreston in the 1A Newman Regional final in Sterling.
Forreston's Owen Greenfield delivers a pitch against Newman during Saturday's 1A Newman Regional final in Sterling.
Newman's Kory Mullen signals as he catches a fly ball Saturday against Forreston in the 1A Newman Regional final.
Newman first baseman Grant Koerner waits for the pickoff throw as Forreston's Brendan Greenfield slides back safely during the 1A Newman Regional final on Saturday in Sterling.

Dan Wussow

Dan Wussow is a sports reporter for Sauk Valley News