PBB: Gowdy fans nine; Dons blank Nipomo, 7-0

Kevin Gowdy struck out nine in four innings in Santa Barbara High’s baseball season opener, and the Dons rolled to a 7-0 victory at Nipomo in the Central Coast Tournament opener.

Gowdy and Marcus Tmur combined on a three-hit shutout. Tmur fanned nine and allowed only one runner in his three innings of work.

Santa Barbara broke open the game with four runs in the fifth inning, capitalizing on five Nipomo errors.

The Dons were led at the plate by Bryce Morison (single, double), John Jensen (double, triple, RBI), Trevor Moropoulos (single, double, RBI) and Sebastian Elizondo (two singles, RBI)