Louisville in Command of NBC After Shutout of West Branch

Louisville 6, West Branch 0

The Lady Leopards took care of business at West Branch Thursday Evening and came away with a 6-0 victory. Louisville is now 8-4 overall and remains a perfect 6-0 in conference play.

Kirsten Wharmby pitched a complete game shutout and struck out 3 to lead the Lady Leopards. She also retired the final six Warriors batters in order to secure the victory.

At the plate, Grace Jackson went 4-for-4 with 3 doubles and 2 runs scored to lead Louisville. Emily Beatty's Sports Spring 2014 Softball Shirt 2Cantley also hit a Solo Home Run and drove in a run via a bunt single. Other highlights included Keri Hupp who had a 3 hit night, Meghan Leasure who had 2 hits, and Amy Hoover who delivered a 2-run single in the fourth inning.

Bailey McElwain and Maddie Pidgeon led West Branch with 2 hits each.

With the victory, the Lady Leopards have now downed the Lady Warriors 21 straight times dating back to 2004. This includes a 10-game winning streak at West Branch. Louisville now leads the all-time series 41-15. This is the sixth time the Leopards have shutout the Warriors All-Time and the third time in the Chet Givens Coaching era.

JV: West Branch 10, Louisville 0

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to Salem to take on the Quakers on Friday, April 25 at 5:00 PM.

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PICTURES

Pictures Taken By Doug Hupp and Edited by Leopard Nation

BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 6, WARRIORS 0

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Louisville 011-400-0–6-15-2

West Branch 000-000-0–0-7-3

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY BATTING
Batting AB R H RBI BB K
Amy Hoover 4 1 1 2 0 0
Grace Jackson 4 2 4 0 0 0
Katie Cozy 4 0 0 0 0 1
Annie Woolf 4 0 2 1 0 0
Kylie Zifer 4 0 0 0 0 0
Emily Cantley 4 1 2 2 0 0
Keri Hupp 4 0 3 0 0 0
Lexi Givens 4 1 1 0 0 1
Mehgan Leasure 4 1 2 0 0 0
Totals 36 6 15 5 0 2
Batting

2B: Grace Jackson 3, Annie Woolf
HR: Emily Cantley
TB: Amy Hoover, Grace Jackson 7, Annie Woolf 3, Emily Cantley 5, Keri Hupp 3, Lexi Givens, Mehgan Leasure 2
RBI: Amy Hoover 2, Annie Woolf, Emily Cantley 2
ROE: Kylie Zifer, Mehgan Leasure
FC: Kylie Zifer, Lexi Givens
SB: Grace Jackson

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY PITCHING
Pitching IP H R ER BB K HR S%
Kirsten Wharmby 7.0 7 0 0 1 3 0 .000
Totals 7.0 7 0 0 1 3 0
Pitching

W: Kirsten Wharmby
Pitches-Strikes: Kirsten Wharmby 0-0
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kirsten Wharmby 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kirsten Wharmby 0-30

 RECORDS: Louisville 8-4, 6-0; West Branch 7-3, 5-2

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