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PETER W. ZUBATY/The Kentucky Standard
Nelson County starter Colin Runner struck out 12 Thomas Nelson batters and permitted just two hits in Monday's 6-0 Cardinal win in opening-round play of the 19th District baseball tournament. The Cardinals face Bethlehem in Tuesday's 7:30 p.m. semifinal.
19th DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Cards move past Generals with 6-0 win

 

DEREK BRIGHTWELL

Special To The Standard

Nelson County, led by a two-hit shutout performance by pitcher Collin Runner, advances to the 19th District semifinals after topping Thomas Nelson 6-0.

Runner suffered from some control issues through the game, walking five batters, but his 12 strikeouts allowed him to get out of any jams he worked himself into.