Former DHS ace helps LSU win SEC tourney


May 30, 2013 at 10:40 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Kurt McCune
Kurt McCune
Former Destrehan ace Kurt McCune spent the early part of LSU’s season rehabbing from an injury, but the junior gave the Tigers a spark in the SEC championship game.

McCune came on in relief in the sixth inning of LSU’s game against Vanderbilt and recorded two strike outs. With a runner on base, McCune caught a line drive to end the inning without giving up a hit.

The Tigers would win in the 11th inning after a single by Chris Sciambra gave LSU a 5-4 victory.

At Destrehan, McCune was a two-time 1st Team All-State selection. During his senior year for the Wildcats, he posted a 9-4 record with 112 strikeouts in 86 innings.

In his freshman year for LSU, McCune led the staff with a 7-3 record and a 3.31 ERA. In his sophomore campaign, he went 3-4 with a 4.04 ERA and 24 strikeouts.

So far this season, McCune has a 3-1 record with a 3.32 ERA. He has struck out 13.




View other articles written Jonathan Menard

featured merchant

Rooster Comb Barber Shop
Rooster Comb Barber Shop Rooster Comb Barber Shop is an Old Fashioned Barber Shop with highly skilled barbers that were taught by Head Rooster himself (Alvin Boe). Family owned and operated, three generations strong! Walk ins welcomed.

Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
Shoes for souls - A 10-year-old’s compassion reaches Africa
- 947 views
If doing for others defines the person, then Ascension Parish’s 10-year-old Katelyn Champagne is reaching out all the way to Africa.