Alex Fankhauser hit a walk-off Grand Slam in the last of the seventh to lift the top seeded Louisville past #4 Seed Lake 5-2 in the DI Massillon District Semifinals. Sarah Cantley also struck out 10 and Shae Thomas drove in an earlier run as the Lady Leopards advanced to their first District Title game since 2013.
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Eddin Budinski gave up no earned runs in 6 innings and struck out 7, but the Leopards fell to the Blue Streaks on Senior Night 6-1 in 8 Innings. Cam King and Caleb Prasco each went 2-for-4 with a double for 15-5 Louisville.
Shae Thomas held Lake in check in the circle with 5 strikeouts and Sarah Cantley closed the game out for the win as Louisville rallied for a 2-1 victory. Teagan Rice also doubled and scored a run for the 14-1 Leopards.
The 2018 Division I Massillon District Softball Tournament Draw Bracket, Seeds, Schedule, and Voting Matrix.
The Gronow brothers were the champions of Flite 2 as Louisville finished 7-2 for the day to take first place as a team. The team of Nick Eneix and Ryan Pukys were also the runner-ups in Flite 1.
Haley Black scored a game-high 5 goals to lead Louisville to their second straight 16-2 road victory at Lake. Katie Hollifield, Maddie Kirby, Kloe Mercorelli, and Mandy Wesely also scored a pair of goals each for the 7-0 Leopards.
Mandy Wesely scored a game-high 4 goals to lead the Leopards past the Blue Streaks 12-1. Maddie Bates and Marissa Vick also added 2 goals each as Louisville remained unbeaten in improving to 3-0.
Cam King scored a team-high 14 points but the Leopards fell to the visiting Blue Streaks 62-49 on Senior Night. Spencer Hall and Brandon Wahl also scored 11 points each.
Ellie Jackson scored a team-high 10 points as #9 Seed Louisville earned a 41-35 road upset at #8 Lake in the DI Canton Sectional Semifinals. Erin Hahn also scored 9 and both Kayla Gibson and Rachel Israel added 7 each.
DI Canton District Girls Basketball Tournament Bracket, Seeds, Full Schedule, and Voting Matrix. The Lady Leopards were voted the 9th Seed and will travel to face the 8th Seed Lake Blue Streaks in the Sectional Semifinals on Saturday, February 17.