EASTHAM — Senior Kurt Thomas has been pitching gems all season long for the undefeated Nauset High School baseball team. Monday’s playoff game against the Somerset-Berkley Raiders was no different.
Thomas, who’s committed to play for Division 1 Central Connecticut State University next season, pitched a shutout that included striking out the side in the second inning.
Errors caused the Raiders to give up three runs to the Warriors early in the game. Some solid batting put number-one seed Nauset up 6-0 before the third inning even started.
With two men on base in the sixth, the Raiders committed another error on a passed ball and Nauset scored again. The final score was 7-0.
The Warriors have allowed only 10 runs in their last seven games. But a shutout victory in the first round of the playoffs is impressive, nonetheless.
Nauset was scheduled to play the North Attleboro Big Red on Wednesday in the Division 2 South Sectional quarterfinals. North Attleboro beat Oliver Ames 12-11 on a walk-off single in its first-round playoff game.
The Nauset boys lacrosse team defeated Plymouth South 11-8 in its first-round playoff game, but fell to the Canton Bulldogs 15-11 on Monday night. The team finished its season with a record of 8-6.
The Nauset track team placed well in its postseason meet. Richard Ramsay placed sixth in the triple jump, Monique Malcolm placed fourth in the 200-meter dash, and Sophie Christopher recorded two school records.
Christopher won the 400-meter hurdles competition with a time of 64.68 seconds, and she posted a total of 35 feet, 6 inches in the high jump. Her previous record was 34 feet, 10.5 inches. —Ryan Fitzgerald