Leopards Ice Polar Bears 6-0 – Softball
Louisville 6, Jackson 0
The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team shutout the host Jackson Polar Bears 6-0 Monday Evening at JHS. With the victory, Louisville improves to 14-2 overall and 3-1 against Federal League opponents.
Starting Pitcher Sarah Cantley pitched a complete game 3-hit shutout and struck out 12 to lead the Leopards. Lexi Eckman’s 2-out triple in the third was the only time a Polar Bear advanced further than first base. Cantley improves her record to 7-2 on the season with the win.
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On offense, Teagan Rice batted 3-for-3 with a 2-run single, RBI double, and a run scored. Cantley, Sydney McKeever, and Kaycee Ollis all had 2 hits each for Louisville. Other Leopards highlights included Alex Fankhauser hitting a double and driving in a run, Peyton McKeever ripping an RBI triple, and Ollis doubling in a run.
Eckman finished with 2 of the 3 hits for Jackson. Diana Yunkin had the other hit for the Lady Bears.
With the victory, Louisville has now defeated Jackson in 3 of their last 4 meetings overall. The Leopards now trail the all-time series 14-29 against the Polar Bears, with a 6-18 mark in games played at JHS.
UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to West Branch to take on the Warriors on Tuesday, April 25 at 5:00 PM.
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VARSITY BOX SCORE
LEOPARDS 6, POLAR BEARS 0
LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY BATTING
LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY PITCHING
JACKSON POLAR BEARS VARSITY BATTING
JACKSON POLAR BEARS VARSITY PITCHING
Records: Louisville 14-2, Jackson 11-5