Burns allowed 2 walks and added 8 strikeouts as he shut down any threat the vikings had of scoring. Saint Mark’s went on to shutout St Elizabeth’s 10-0 in 6 innings Friday evening on Gene Alessandrini field.
St Elizabeth’s Sophomore pitcher Luke Trout was throwing a good game himself. He was able to keep the Spartans strong offensive lineup off the scoreboard for the first two innings. In the third inning, the Spartans would send 9 batters to the plate with four of them crossing it with only 1 hit in the inning. Saint Marks added 2 more runs in the fifth inning then 4 more runs in the sixth inning closing out the game.
The Spartans were led by Michael Clarke and Quinn who both had 2 hits and scored two runs. Francis Olszewski and John Smith had one hit a piece for the Vikings.
Saint Mark’s head to Lake forest Saturday with a 1pm start time. St Elizabeths will play host to Mount Pleasant Saturday at 11am.
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