Baseball | Lourdes 5, Pine Island 0
PINE ISLAND — Rochester Lourdes gave a hint of its potential this high school baseball season with an opening 5-0 road win over Pine Island on Thursday.
Lourdes junior right-hander Nick Hanson pitched a shutout through 6 1/3 innings and allowed just three hits, with six strikeouts and one walk.
Hanson got all the run support he'd need when Lourdes scored a run in the top of the first.
Pine Island got a solid pitching performance as well, as starter Luke Schmidt and Alex Kautz combined to allow just four hits, with four strikeouts.
No player had two hits for either team; Daniel Burriss stolen three bases and scored once for the Eagles.
Lourdes (1-0) is home against Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Monday.
Lourdes 5, Pine Island 0
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Lourdes:Adam Ellingson 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 SB; Andrew Stanek 1-for-3, 1 2B; Daniel Burriss 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 SB; Zach Hillman 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 SB. WP: Nick Hanson 6 1/3 IP, 3 H, 1 BB, 6 K.
Pine Island:Adam Pleschourt 1-for-3; Luke Schmidt 1-for-3; Jared Lohmeyer 1-for-3. LP: Luke Schmidt 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K; Alex Kautz 3 IP, 0 H, 3 BB, 1 K.
Notes:This was the season opener for both teams.