Baseball Powers Past Perry in Sectional Semifinals

Louisville 10, Perry 3

The 7th seeded Louisville Leopards defeated the visiting 12th seeded Perry Panthers 10-3 in the DI Canton Sectional Semifinals Tuesday. With the victory, Louisville improves to 17-10 on the year and advances to play top-seeded Jackson on Wednesday in the DI Canton Sectional Finals at 4:30 PM.

Stephen Kerzan batted 3-for-4 with a double, 2 runs scored, and a run batted in to lead the Leopards. Beatty's Sports Louisville Leopards Baseball Shirt 2015Joe Crank also finished 2-for-3 at the plate with a pair of runs scored for Louisville.

The Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but by the end of the second inning the Leopards had snatched the lead back at 3-2. Tyler Adams RBI Triple gave Louisville the lead that they would never relinquish. Adams and Dalton Deckerd recorded 2 hits and an RBI each on the evening.

On the mound, Jake Adams pitched 6.2 innings, gave up 3 runs on 7 hits, and struck out 2 in earning the victory for the Leps. Adams remains a perfect 5-0 on the hill this season.

Perry was led by Drew Galayda who tallied 2 hits. Tyrus Jones and Rece Sabo each recorded RBIs for the Panthers who fall to 2-20-1 on the year.

Jake Adams, Adam Nyland, and Reis Rankin also had RBI hits for Louisville.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to Jackson to take on the top-seeded Polar Bears on Wednesday, May 13 at 4:30 PM in the DI Canton Sectional Finals.

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 10, PANTHERS 3

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Perry 200-000-1–3-7-2

Louisville 120-133-X–10-14-0

PERRY PANTHERS BATTING
Batting AB R H RBI BB K
Aaron Maag 3 1 1 0 0 0
Jonathan Newsome 2 0 0 0 2 0
Drew Galayda 4 0 2 0 0 0
Rece Sabo 3 1 1 1 1 1
Tyrus Jones 3 0 1 1 1 0
Aidan Arkwright 4 0 1 0 0 0
Kale Lancaster 3 0 1 0 0 0
Logan Copeland 3 0 0 0 0 0
Jake Bradshaw 2 1 0 0 1 1
Totals 27 3 7 2 5 2
Batting

2B: Rece Sabo
TB: Drew Galayda 2, Tyrus Jones, Aidan Arkwright, Kale Lancaster, Aaron Maag, Rece Sabo 2
RBI: Tyrus Jones, Rece Sabo
FC: Drew Galayda, Aidan Arkwright
HBP: Aaron Maag

Totals

Team QAB: 12 (36.36%)
Drew Galayda 2, Tyrus Jones, Jonathan Newsome 3, Jake Bradshaw 2, Aidan Arkwright, Logan Copeland, Rece Sabo 2

Team LOB: 7

Fielding

E: Drew Galayda, Tyrus Jones
DP: Jake Bradshaw

 

PERRY PANTHERS PITCHING
Pitching IP #P TB H R ER BB K HR S%
Tyler Anderson 3.2 50 20 8 4 4 0 2 0 .600
Ryann Burkheimer 0.2 35 17 4 3 3 2 0 0 .514
Zack Brownsword 0.2 21 8 1 3 1 1 1 0 .619
Travis DeArment 1.0 18 6 1 0 0 0 3 0 .667
Totals 6.0 124 51 14 10 8 3 6 0 .589
Pitching

L: Tyler Anderson
HBP: Tyler Anderson
WP: Ryann Burkheimer, Tyler Anderson 2
BK: Travis DeArment
Pitches-Strikes: Travis DeArment 18-12, Ryann Burkheimer 35-18, Tyler Anderson 50-30, Zack Brownsword 21-13
Groundouts-Flyouts: Travis DeArment 0-0, Ryann Burkheimer 1-1, Tyler Anderson 3-3, Zack Brownsword 0-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Travis DeArment 4-4, Ryann Burkheimer 2-8, Tyler Anderson 11-18, Zack Brownsword 3-6

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS BATTING
Batting AB R H RBI BB K
Tyler Adams 2 0 2 1 1 0
Reis Rankin 4 0 1 1 0 1
Joe Crank 3 2 2 0 1 0
Jake Adams 4 1 1 1 0 0
Alex Hewitt 3 1 1 0 1 0
Stephen Kerzan 4 2 3 1 0 1
Adam Nyland 4 1 1 1 0 1
Dalton Deckerd 4 1 2 1 0 1
Marco Buccasso 4 1 1 0 0 2
Brody Hahn 0 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 10 14 6 3 6
Batting

2B: Alex Hewitt, Stephen Kerzan, Adam Nyland, Reis Rankin
3B: Tyler Adams
TB: Tyler Adams 4, Alex Hewitt 2, Dalton Deckerd 2, Jake Adams, Stephen Kerzan 4, Joe Crank 2, Marco Buccasso, Adam Nyland 2, Reis Rankin 2
RBI: Tyler Adams, Dalton Deckerd, Jake Adams, Stephen Kerzan, Adam Nyland, Reis Rankin
ROE: Alex Hewitt, Jake Adams
FC: Jake Adams
HBP: Tyler Adams
SB: Joe Crank, Brody Hahn
CS: Jake Adams

Totals

Team QAB: 19 (52.78%)
Tyler Adams 3, Alex Hewitt 3, Dalton Deckerd 2, Stephen Kerzan 3, Joe Crank, Marco Buccasso, Adam Nyland 2, Reis Rankin 4

Team LOB: 8

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS PITCHING
Pitching IP #P TB H R ER BB K HR S%
Jake Adams 6.2 115 53 7 3 3 5 2 0 .539
Tyler Croxton 0.1 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600
Totals 7.0 120 55 7 3 3 5 2 0 .542
Pitching

W: Jake Adams
HBP: Jake Adams
Pitches-Strikes: Jake Adams 115-62, Tyler Croxton 5-3
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jake Adams 8-8, Tyler Croxton 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jake Adams 16-32, Tyler Croxton 0-1

 Records: Louisville 17-10; Perry 2-20-1

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