Leopards Fall to Panthers 9-0, Finish as District Runner-Up – Softball

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#2 Perry 9, #1 Louisville 0

The top seed Louisville Leopards Softball Team was shutout by the 2nd seed Perry Panthers 9-0 in the DI Massillon District Championship game Thursday Evening at the Eagles #190 Sports Complex. The loss snaps the Lady Leopards second 11-game winning streak of the season as they fall to 22-2 on the year.

Beatty's Sports - Louisville Leopards Softball Shirt 2018Teagan Rice batted 2-for-3 with a double to lead Louisville. Sarah Cantley also singled in the seventh and threw 9 strikeouts in a complete game effort for the Leopards.

Payton Gottshall pitched a complete game 3-hit shutout in the circle for the Panthers. Gottshall fanned 9 Louisville batters on the way to earning the victory.

Sunny Armstrong batted 3-for-4 with a 2-run homer in the fifth and a 3-run homer in the seventh to lead the Panthers offense. Gia Durieux also broke the deadlock with a 2-run blast in the fourth and Gottshall hit the second of back-to-back homers in the seventh. The only other Perry run came when Madison Snyder hit a sac fly to score Rylee Pireu in the fifth.

The Leopards have now finished as District Runner-Ups 5 times in their history with this being their second time doing so in Division I. Louisville is now 34-34 all-time in postseason play which includes a 5-15 mark in tournament games played at a neutral location.

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UP NEXT: The Louisville Leopards Softball Team will next travel to Minerva to take on the Lions on Friday, May 18 at 5:00 PM.

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VARSITY SOFTBALL BOX SCORE

PANTHERS 9, LEOPARDS 0

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Perry 000-230-4–9-10-2

Louisville 000-000-0–0-3-2

PERRY PANTHERS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
R Lesh321000
M Snyder410102
S Armstrong423500
P Gottshall412102
A Cunningham300012
M Holzopfel400003
G Durieux412200
M Johnston201000
R Pireu311000
K Dietrick000000
H Wheeler010000
B Borck
M Holzopfel
Totals31910919
Batting

HR: S Armstrong 2, P Gottshall, G Durieux 
TB: R Lesh, R Pireu, S Armstrong 9, P Gottshall 5, G Durieux 5, M Johnston 
RBI: S Armstrong 5, P Gottshall, G Durieux 2, M Snyder 
SAC: R Lesh 
ROE: R Lesh, M Snyder 
FC: R Pireu 
HBP: M Johnston 
CS: K Dietrick 

Totals

Team QAB: 16 (47.06%) 
R Lesh 3, R Pireu 2, S Armstrong 3, P Gottshall 3, A Cunningham 2, G Durieux, M Johnston, M Snyder 

Team LOB: 4

Fielding

E: R Pireu 2 

PERRY PANTHERS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
P Gottshall7.097.722300910
Totals7.097.722300910
Pitching

W: P Gottshall 
Pitches-Strikes: P Gottshall 97-70 
Groundouts-Flyouts: P Gottshall 6-5 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: P Gottshall 19-25 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Sydney McKeever300001
Teagan Rice302000
Kaycee Ollis300001
Sarah Cantley301001
Alex Fankhauser300002
Shae Thomas300002
Justina Sirohman300002
Ellie Jackson100010
Lexi Zavarelle200000
Kaylee Nolte000000
Riley Bobo
Totals2403019
Batting

2B: Teagan Rice 
TB: Sarah Cantley, Teagan Rice 3 
ROE: Sydney McKeever 
PIK: Ellie Jackson 

Totals

Team QAB: 7 (28.00%) 
Sarah Cantley, Alex Fankhauser, Ellie Jackson, Kaycee Ollis, Teagan Rice 2, Justina Sirohman 

Team LOB: 4

Fielding

E: Sarah Cantley, Justina Sirohman 
DP: Alex Fankhauser, Sydney McKeever 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Sarah Cantley7.0116.7501097914
Kaycee Ollis0.00.000000000
Totals7.0116.7501097914
Pitching

L: Sarah Cantley 
HBP: Sarah Cantley 
Pitches-Strikes: Sarah Cantley 116-87, Kaycee Ollis 0-0 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sarah Cantley 5-5, Kaycee Ollis 0-0 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sarah Cantley 27-34, Kaycee Ollis 0-0 

Records: Louisville 22-2

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