Prep baseball: LA falls to Las Cruces in St. Pius tourney

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By Jose Corral

The Los Alamos boys baseball team dropped its opening round game of the St. Pius tournament.

The Hilltoppers fell to Las Cruces High 8-0 in five innings Thursday in Albuquerque.

The Bulldawgs opened the scoring with three runs in the first inning and one in the second and 2 in the third. They sealed the shutout victory by tallying two more runs in the fifth.

It was the first time Los Alamos had been shutout since March 24, 2016.

Los Alamos continues play in the tournament Friday and Saturday.