Panico throws a complete game, strikes out eight
MAPLE PARK — Sometimes pitching is all about rhythm.
Kaneland's Nik Panico was firmly in that mindset, settling down after throwing 49 pitches over the first two innings against DeKalb in a 10-0 victory in five innings.
Panico struck out eight Barbs (5-12, 0-7 in Northern Illinois Big 12), and allowed one hit. He combined to throw 35 pitches over his last three innings of work for the complete game.