Louisville Rallies in 4th to Halt Hillsdale 3-1 – Softball

Louisville 3, Hillsdale 1

The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team rallied for a 3-1 victory over the visiting Hillsdale Falcons Saturday at the Diamond of Dreams. With the Grove Appliance Alliance Ohio Adwin, Louisville improves to 8-1 on the season.

Rylee Squire hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning to lift the Leopards past the Falcons. Kaycee Ollis reached base on an error and then Alex Fankahuser singled to put runners on first and second. Fankhauser would finish with 2 of the 5 Louisville hits for the game.

In the next at-bat, Squire ripped a 3-1 pitch over the right field wall giving LHS a 3-1 lead. The dinger was her second of the season.


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The Falcons grabbed the lead in the first inning when Smetzer reached on an error scoring Rogers from third. Outside of that, the Leopards pitching Beatty's Louisville Leopards Grey Sweatshirt Jacket 2017shutdown Hillsdale for the game.

Starter Morgan Harris improved to 4-0 on the season by pitching 4 innings, giving up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, and striking out 4. Sarah Cantley finished out the final 3 frames, did not allow a base runner, and struck out 6 to earn her second career save.

With the victory, Louisville is now 1-1 against Hillsdale all-time. The Lady Leopards are now 3-1 in non-conference play this season.

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to North Canton Hoover to take on the Vikings on Monday, April 17 at 5:00 PM.

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 3, FALCONS 1

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Hillsdale 100-000-0–1-3-1

Louisville 000-300-X–3-5-1

HILLSDALE FALCONS VARSITY BATTING

Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Rogers 2 1 1 0 0 1
Crossen 3 0 0 0 0 2
Cline 3 0 0 0 0 0
Smetzer 3 0 1 0 0 1
Long 3 0 1 0 0 0
Betson 3 0 0 0 0 3
Moffeh 2 0 0 0 1 1
Goon 2 0 0 0 0 1
Mcphillips 2 0 0 0 0 1
Staman 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 23 1 3 0 1 10
Batting

TB: Rogers, Smetzer, Long
ROE: Smetzer
FC: Cline
HBP: Rogers
CS: Smetzer, Long

Totals

Team QAB: 6 (24.00%)
Crossen, Smetzer, Long 2, Betson, Moffeh

Team LOB: 3

HILLSDALE FALCONS VARSITY PITCHING

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
No players with Pitching stats.
Totals 6.0 83 .723 5 3 2 10 0 1

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY BATTING

Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Sydney McKeever 3 0 0 0 0 2
Teagan Rice 3 0 0 0 0 2
Kaycee Ollis 3 1 0 0 0 0
Alex Fankhauser 3 1 2 0 0 1
Riley Bobo 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rylee Squire 2 1 1 3 0 1
Savannah Miner 2 0 1 0 0 1
Peyton McKeever 2 0 0 0 0 1
Ellie Jackson 2 0 1 0 0 0
Lexi Zavarelle 2 0 0 0 0 2
Morgan Harris
Sarah Cantley
Totals 22 3 5 3 0 10
Batting

HR: Rylee Squire
TB: Ellie Jackson, Savannah Miner, Alex Fankhauser 2, Rylee Squire 4
RBI: Rylee Squire 3
ROE: Kaycee Ollis
GIDP: Peyton McKeever
CS: Ellie Jackson

Totals

Team QAB: 6 (27.27%)
Ellie Jackson, Sydney McKeever, Kaycee Ollis, Savannah Miner, Alex Fankhauser, Rylee Squire

Team LOB: 1

Fielding

E: Peyton McKeever

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY PITCHING

 
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Morgan Harris 4.0 62 .710 3 1 0 4 1 0
Sarah Cantley 3.0 35 .714 0 0 0 6 0 0
Totals 7.0 97 .711 3 1 0 10 1 0
Pitching

W: Morgan Harris (4-0)
HBP: Morgan Harris
Pitches-Strikes: Morgan Harris 62-44, Sarah Cantley 35-25
Groundouts-Flyouts: Morgan Harris 3-2, Sarah Cantley 1-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Morgan Harris 9-16, Sarah Cantley 9-9

Records: Louisville 8-1

 

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