Cardinals get split in opening games with Zillah, Connell
Paulson strikes out 12, Kelly cracks key homer in Zillah win
Senior Adam Paulson threw a 12-strikeout complete game victory as Medical Lake scored a 5-0 non-league baseball victory last Saturday over Zillah at Connell, Wash.
Paulson had command on the mound, scattering just four hits and was ahead in the count on 22 of 26 batters he faced. The Cardinals got all the offense they needed when Kasey Kelly hit a third inning homerun, one of just four hits on the ML side. Cory Wagner, Roman Kissack and Dylan Rusfeldt all had singles for the Cardinals.
“Adam was lights out on the mound for us,” Cardinals’ coach Kerry Kelly said.
Things were not as pr...