Leopards Pounce on Lions 17-0 – Softball

Louisville 17, Minerva 0

The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team mauled the host Minerva Lions 17-0 Tuesday Evening. With their sixth straight shutout, Louisville Grove Appliance Alliance Ohio Adremains unscored upon and unbeaten at 6-0.

The Leopards pounded out 19 hits as a team led by Rylee Squire’s 4-for-5 performance at the plate. Squire had an RBI double, RBI single, and scored 3 runs. Lexi Zavarelle also drove in 4 runs, Savannah Miner drove in 3 runs, and Sydney McKeever had 3 hits & scored 3 runs.

Sarah Cantley started her second straight game, pitched 5 innings, gave up just 3 hits, and struck out 5. Cantley improves her record to 2-0 on the year with the victory. Kirsten Wharmby also finished the final two innings without giving up a hit and striking out 3 for Louisville. 


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The Leopards held a 2-0 advantaged before erupting for 6 runs in the fifth. Minerva escaped the run-rule, but Louisville exploded for 8 runs in in the Beatty's Louisville Leopards Grey Sweatshirt Jacket 2017top of the seventh. The Leopards batted through the order and made 12 plate appearances during the frame. 

Justina Sirohman cracked a 2-run triple in that same seventh inning. Alex Fankhauser and Miner also had a pair of hits. Seven different Louisville batters drove in runs including Fankhauser, Cassidy Glyder, and Teagan Rice.

With the victory, the Leopards have now defeated the Lions in 17 straight meetings, which includes the last 9 at Minerva. Louisville now leads the all-time series 41-10, which includes a 21-5 mark on the Lions home field. The Leopards have now won 50 of their last 51 road contests in the NBC.

Their 6-0 record ties the 1996 team for the best start in Louisville Softball history.

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 17, MINERVA 0

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Louisville 020-061-8–17-19-2

Minerva 000-000-0–0-3-6

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY BATTING

Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Teagan Rice 5 0 0 1 0 0
Justina Sirohman 1 1 1 2 0 0
Sydney McKeever 5 3 3 0 1 1
Kaycee Ollis 3 1 1 0 1 0
Cassidy Glyder 2 0 1 1 0 0
Alex Fankhauser 6 2 2 1 0 0
Sarah Cantley 2 0 1 0 1 1
Riley Bobo 0 2 0 0 0 0
Kirsten Wharmby 1 1 1 0 0 0
Rylee Squire 5 3 4 2 0 0
Ellie Jackson 4 2 1 0 0 0
Savannah Miner 5 1 2 3 0 0
Lexi Zavarelle 4 1 2 4 0 0
Peyton McKeever
Totals 43 17 19 14 3 2
Batting

2B: Rylee Squire
3B: Justina Sirohman
TB: Ellie Jackson, Kirsten Wharmby, Justina Sirohman 3, Sydney McKeever 3, Kaycee Ollis, Savannah Miner 2, Lexi Zavarelle 2, Cassidy Glyder, Alex Fankhauser 2, Rylee Squire 5, Sarah Cantley
RBI: Justina Sirohman 2, Savannah Miner 3, Lexi Zavarelle 4, Teagan Rice, Cassidy Glyder, Alex Fankhauser, Rylee Squire 2
SAC: Sarah Cantley
SF: Lexi Zavarelle
ROE: Ellie Jackson, Savannah Miner, Lexi Zavarelle, Teagan Rice, Sarah Cantley
FC: Teagan Rice
HBP: Ellie Jackson
SB: Sydney McKeever, Riley Bobo, Lexi Zavarelle

Totals

Team QAB: 18 (36.73%)
Justina Sirohman, Sydney McKeever 2, Kaycee Ollis 2, Savannah Miner 2, Lexi Zavarelle 3, Alex Fankhauser 2, Rylee Squire 3, Sarah Cantley 3

Team LOB: 11

Fielding

E: Sydney McKeever 2
DP: Sarah Cantley

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY PITCHING

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Sarah Cantley 5.0 47 .830 3 0 0 5 0 0
Kirsten Wharmby 2.0 24 .750 0 0 0 2 0 0
Totals 7.0 71 .803 3 0 0 7 0 0
Pitching

W: Sarah Cantley
Pitches-Strikes: Kirsten Wharmby 24-18, Sarah Cantley 47-39
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kirsten Wharmby 2-2, Sarah Cantley 6-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kirsten Wharmby 6-7, Sarah Cantley 14-18

MINERVA LIONS VARSITY BATTING

Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
A Stanford 3 0 1 0 0 0
K Brown 3 0 1 0 0 1
M Phillips 3 0 0 0 0 1
A Hume 3 0 0 0 0 0
G Street 3 0 0 0 0 3
O Kamph 3 0 0 0 0 1
L Frigyes 3 0 0 0 0 0
S Cress 2 0 1 0 0 0
E Imler 2 0 0 0 0 1
A Street
Totals 25 0 3 0 0 7
Batting

TB: A Stanford, K Brown, S Cress
ROE: A Stanford, K Brown
FC: M Phillips
GIDP: M Phillips

Totals

Team QAB: 1 (4.00%)
K Brown

Team LOB: 4

Fielding

E: A Stanford, M Phillips 2, G Street 2, S Cress

MINERVA LIONS VARSITY PITCHING

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
L Frigyes 7.0 138 .594 19 17 14 2 3 0
Totals 7.0 138 .594 19 17 14 2 3 0
Pitching

L: L Frigyes
HBP: L Frigyes
WP: L Frigyes
Pitches-Strikes: L Frigyes 138-82
Groundouts-Flyouts: L Frigyes 6-12
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: L Frigyes 25-49

NOTE: These stats were scored with GameChanger and may not be accurate. We have been informed that Frigyes only pitched 2 innings.

Records: Louisville 6-0, 4-0

 

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