Louisville Middle School 7th Graders Connor Morley and Will Aljancic helped lead their baseball team, Aces Elite 13U, to a Runner-Up finish in the 2018 Strongsville Memorial Day Classic.
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Bryce Zuppe doubled in the third for the only Louisville hit as the 2nd Seed Leopards fell to the Defending State Champion Blue Devils 1-0 in the DII Akron District Championship. Louisville finishes with a record of 22-8 for the 2018 season.
Bryce Zuppe hit a 2-out walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th as #2 Seed Louisville rallied from a 3-run deficit to defeat #6 Norton 4-3 in the DII Akron District Semifinals at Canal Park. Dillon English also batted 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Leopards.
Cam Lingle pitched 5 scoreless inning in relief and Davis Burick hit a Grand Slam as part of a 9-run 12th inning as Louisville won 18-9 at Canton South to claim the NBC Outright for the first time since 2011. Bryce Zuppe also drove in 6 runs and scored 4 as LHS finished 13-1 in the NBC.
Louisville rallied back from a 3-run deficit to down visiting West Branch 5-3 to clinch a share of the NBC. Andrew Gray pitched a complete game and struck out 10 and Cam Lingle batted 2-for-3 with the go-ahead double in the sixth as LHS beat the Warriors for the first time since 2014.
Bryce Zuppe batted 3-for-5 with a 2-run triple as the Leopards knocked off the Indians 11-5 in the DII Akron Sectional Finals to advance to Canal Park. Caleb Prasco and Jackson Kandel each had 2 hits and Jack Davis also hit a 2-run triple as LHS improved to 19-7.
Jack Davis and Caleb Prasco each drove in runs, but the Leopards fell on the road to the Warriors 5-2. Both teams are now 11-1 in the NBC and will face off against on Thursday.
Bryce Zuppe hit a walk-off solo homer with 2 outs in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Leopards past the Raiders 2-1. Caleb Prasco also doubled in Dillon Rebuck for the game-tying run an inning before as LHS improved to 18-6.
Austin Cummings scored with 2 outs in the seventh to break the shoutout, but Louisville fell at Perry 7-1. Jackson Kandel, Dillon Rebuck, and Bryce Zuppe had the only hits for LHS who falls to 17-6.
Cam Lingle batted 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBIs as Louisville doubled up Minerva 10-5 on the road Wednesday. Cam King also had 3 hits and Davis Burick batted 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs as the Leopards improved to 17-5.