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No. 5 Windsor baseball beats No. 9 Longmont behind McCracken's brilliant pitching

The Wizards used 15 strikeouts from pitcher Nolan McCracken and two runs in the top of the seventh to beat the Trojans 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon.

LONGMONT, Colo. — Windsor pitcher Nolan McCracken was simply outstanding Tuesday afternoon.

The UC San Diego commit struck out 15 batters in a dominant performance against Longmont and Windsor won on the road, 4-2. 

"Just a lot of confidence," McCracken told 9NEWS about his 15 strikeouts. "Longmont's a great team, but I love to compete. It was a lot of fun today. It's a great win and we're going to have close games for sure."

Close, indeed.

The No. 5 Wizards and No. 9 Trojans were tied heading into the top of the seventh inning, but Windsor scratched out two runs to leave with the victory and move to 5-0 on the season. Hunter Burchett hit an RBI single to score Cullen Verville for what proved to be the game-winning run. 

Longmont is now 3-3 and will look to get back above .500 against Greeley West on Thursday. 

Up next for the Wizards is a home game against Centaurus on Thursday as well.

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