Leopards Homer Thrice, Whack Wildcats 10-1 – Softball

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Louisville 10, Canton South 1

The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team upended the host Canton South Wildcats 10-1 Saturday at Amos McDaniel Elementary School Field. With the victory, Louisville improves to 18-1 overall and pulls into an exact tie for first place in the NBC with West Branch, each with a 9-1 mark in conference play.

Beatty's Sports Fall 2016 Louisville Leopards Blue HatSarah Cantley, Lauren Bennett, and Alex Fankhauser all cleared the fences to help power the Lady Leopards offense. Cantley hit a 2-run homer to center in the third and Bennett opened up the sixth with a solo shot to left. This was the first home run of both players’ Varsity career.

Fankhauser remained red hot at the plate by batting 2-for-4 with a 2-run single in the top of the first and a solo blast to center field to lead-off the seventh. This is the second straight game in which Fankhauser has homered giving her 4 for the year. She has batted 4-for-7 with 3 extra base hits and 6 RBIs in her last three games. Overall Louisville as a team has accumulated 18 round trippers on the season.

Six different Lady Leopards had a multi-hit game as LHS pounded out 15 hits as a team. Sydney McKeever batted 2-for 5 with a double and 2 RBIs, Teagan Rice went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, Kaycee Olllis also finished 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored, and Ellie Jackson collected a pair of hits as well.

In the circle, Cantley pitched a complete game giving up just 1 run on 5 hits and striking out 9. Cantley also batted 2-for-4 at the dish with an RBI single in the fifth to go along with her earlier 2-run smash. She is now 14-1 on the season

Canton South was led by Devaul who went 2-for-2 and drove in Zwick in the seventh. Zwick doubled earlier in the inning to setup the Wildcats only run. Dalton also hit a double in the first for the Lady Cats.


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UP NEXT: The Louisville Leopards Softball Team will next host the Carrollton Warriors on Monday, May 7 at 5:00 PM. The three Louisville Seniors will be honored for Senior Night beforehand.

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VARSITY SOFTBALL BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 10, WILDCATS 1

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Louisville 212-013-1–10-15-1

Canton South 000-000-1–1-5-1

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Sydney McKeever512200
Teagan Rice322110
Kaycee Ollis322010
Sarah Cantley412300
Alex Fankhauser412300
Shae Thomas200000
Lauren Bennett211100
Ellie Jackson312001
Kaylee Nolte101000
Justina Sirohman401000
Lexi Zavarelle210000
Ashley Zifer200000
Riley Bobo
Totals3510151021
Batting

2B: Alex Fankhauser, Sydney McKeever, Kaycee Ollis, Teagan Rice 
HR: Lauren Bennett, Sarah Cantley, Alex Fankhauser 
TB: Lauren Bennett 4, Sarah Cantley 5, Alex Fankhauser 6, Ellie Jackson 2, Sydney McKeever 3, Kaylee Nolte, Kaycee Ollis 3, Teagan Rice 3, Justina Sirohman 
RBI: Lauren Bennett, Sarah Cantley 3, Alex Fankhauser 3, Sydney McKeever 2, Teagan Rice 
FC: Lexi Zavarelle, Ashley Zifer 
SB: Ellie Jackson, Teagan Rice, Lexi Zavarelle 
CS: Kaylee Nolte 

Totals

Team QAB: 16 (43.24%) 
Lauren Bennett, Sarah Cantley 2, Alex Fankhauser 3, Ellie Jackson 2, Sydney McKeever, Kaylee Nolte, Kaycee Ollis 2, Teagan Rice 3, Justina Sirohman 

Team LOB: 6

Fielding

E: Teagan Rice 
DP: Lauren Bennett, Kaycee Ollis 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Sarah Cantley7.098.724511910
Totals7.098.724511910
Pitching

W: Sarah Cantley (14-1)
Pitches-Strikes: Sarah Cantley 98-71 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sarah Cantley 2-8 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sarah Cantley 19-26

CANTON SOUTH WILDCATS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Williams300000
Brown300003
Dalton202010
Zwick311000
Catlett300000
Tidings300002
Devaul202100
M Froehlich100001
Porter300002
Gauze200001
K Hughes000000
Lough
Totals2515119
Batting

2B: Dalton, Zwick 
TB: Dalton 3, Zwick 2, Devaul 2 
RBI: Devaul 
ROE: Catlett 
SB: Zwick 
CS: Dalton 

Totals

Team QAB: 6 (23.08%) 
Dalton 2, Zwick, Catlett, Tidings, Gauze 

Team LOB: 4

Fielding

E: Dalton 

CANTON SOUTH WILDCATS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Devaul5.064.6411066102
M Froehlich2.046.565544021
Totals7.0110.609151010123
Pitching

L: Devaul 
Pitches-Strikes: Devaul 64-41, M Froehlich 46-26 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Devaul 7-5, M Froehlich 1-4 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Devaul 13-25, M Froehlich 4-12

Records: Louisville 18-1, 9-1

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