Kuzminsky earns complete game win, ‘Bows split series with Nevada

Scott Kuzminsky // Hawaii Athletics

HONOLULU – Scott Kuzminsky pitched an absolute gem on Monday night, delivering a complete game shutout to guide the University of Hawai’i Rainbow Warrior baseball team to 1-0 win over Nevada at Les Murakami Stadium.

Kuzminsky (2-2) threw just 92 pitches and pitched to the minimum number of hitters. He allowed just two hits and issued only one base on balls, but it wasn’t until the sixth inning though that he recorded his first strikeout. He would fan two that inning and finish with three on the night.

Stephen Ventimilia’s first-inning run proved to be the only of the contest. He led off the game for UH with a base hit, then stole second and took third on a wild pitch. He would score one batter later on Kaeo Aliviado’s ground out to Wolf Pack second baseman Scott Kaplan.

Austin Byler and Jordan Devencenzi had Nevada’s only two hits. Hawai’i turned two double plays and the Wolf Pack (9-11) never got a runner in scoring position on the night.

Nevada starter Tyler Wells (1-2) tossed a complete game of his own, allowing just the one run on two hits with eight strikeouts in eight innings.

The ‘Bows (9-11) will play their final series next week before Big West Conference play when they host Alabama-Birmingham for four games at Les Murakami Stadium. Series opener is set for Thursday, Mar. 20.

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