Lady Leopards 1st Team to Complete Back-to-Back 14-0 NBC Runs

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Louisville 16, Marlington 0, 5 Innings

The Louisville Lady Leopards finished the regular season with a bang in downing the visiting Marlington Dukes 16-0 in 5 Innings Friday. With the victory, Louisville became the first NBC team Beatty's Sports Softball Shirt 2013to complete undefeated 14-0 runs in back-to-back seasons. The Leopards have now won 38 consecutive conference games.

Chandler Rice led the offense by going 3-for-4 with a triple, 2 doubles, 5 RBI’s, and 3 runs scored. Following her in the lineup was Annie Woolf who went 4-for-4 with 3 RBI singles. Grace Jackson also provided a 2-run single in the second and a 2-run homer in the fourth inning. Katie Cozy and Shelby Swigert each pounded out 3 hits as well for Louisville.

In the circle, Gianna Falcone joined Brittany Flanigan (2010) as the only pitchers in Lady Leopards softball history to go 14-0 through the NBC. Falcone struck out 2 in three innings of work, while Angela Godwin closed out the game by pitching 2 scoreless innings and striking out one. Each pitcher allowed just one hit each.

With the victory Louisville has now defeated Marlington 8 straight times, but still trails in the all-time series to the Dukes 24-27. Louisville is now 22-4 overall and outscored their opponents 57-4 this week. They will look to carry that momentum into Tuesday when they play Jackson in the Massillon District Semifinals at 4:30.

Leopard Nation would like to extend a big thanks and a big congratulations to all five Senior Softball Players! They are the second straight Senior Class that has experienced winning four straight NBC Titles. The Seniors include: Brooke Cox, Gianna Falcone, Jordan Monnot, Chandler Rice, and Shelby Swigert.

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LEOPARDS 16, DUKES 0, 5 Innings

Team 123-45–R-H-E

Marlington 000-00–0-2-0

Louisville 074-5X–16-20-0


Hoover | 2-3 | 2 1B, SAC, RBI, 2 Runs

Swigert | 3-4 | 3 1B, 2 SB, RBI, 3 Runs

Cozy | 3-4 | 2B, 2 1B, 2 RBI, 2 Runs

Rice | 3-4 | 3B, 2 2B, 5 RBI, 3 Runs

Woolf | 4-4 | 4 1B, 3 RBI

— Givens | 0-0 |

Monnot | 0-3 | HP, Run

Hupp | 2-3 | 2 1B, 2 Runs

Jackson | 2-3 | HR, 1B, 4 RBI, 2 Runs

Cox | 1-3 | 1B, SB, Run


Falcone W (22-3) | 3 Innings, 11 AB, 2 Strikeouts, 1 BB, 1 Hit, 0 Runs

Godwin | 2 Innings, 7 AB, 1 Strikeouts, 0 BB, 1 Hit, 0 Runs

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to Massillon Washington High School to take on the Jackson Polar Bears in the District Semfinals on Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30.


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