Softball Battles Past Warriors 4-2

Kylie Zifer Louisville Leopards Softball Vs. Hudson

Louisville 4, Carrollton 2

The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team battled to a 4-2 win over the host Carrollton Warriors Thursday Evening. With their 11th straight victory, Louisville improves to 18-6 overall and 11-1 in the NBC.

The Warriors tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the fourth, but the Leopards immediately responded Beatty's Sports Louisville Leopards Softball Shirt 2015by snatching the lead back in the top of the fifth. Kylie Zifer led off the frame with a Triple and then came home via Grace Jackson’s fly out to put Louisville ahead 3-2.

Pitchers Kirsten Wharmby and Morgan Harris combined to shutout Carrollton in the final three innings to clinch the win for the Leopards. Wharmby started the first five innings and earned the win to improve to 9-3 on the year. Harris closed out the final two innings and struck out 5 to pick up the save.

Zifer and Katie Cozy each finished with 2 hits to lead Louisville offensively. Zifer scored on a wild pitch and Cozy singled in Jackson to give the Leopards the early 2-0 lead in the first inning. Cozy later scored an insurance run in the seventh inning via Emily Cantley’s bunt single.

With the victory, the Lady Leopards have now defeated the Lady Warriors in 15 of their past 16 meetings including the last 8 at Carrollton. Louisville now leads the all-time series 37-17 with a 16-10 road record against the Warriors.

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards are next scheduled to host the Alliance Aviators on Tuesday, May 12 at 4:30 PM. It will be Senior Day so be sure to come early!

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 4, WARRIORS 2

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Louisville 200-010-1–4-7-1

Carrollton 000-200-0–2-5-1

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS BATTING
BattingABRHRBIBBK
Kylie Zifer422000
Grace Jackson411100
Katie Cozy412100
Emily Cantley301101
Rylie Squire200022
Aliyah English300011
Kirsten Wharmby200010
Morgan Harris100000
Peyton McKeever301002
Leandra Givens300000
Riley Bobo000000
Ellie Jackson000000
Totals2947346
Batting

2B: Grace Jackson
3B: Kylie Zifer
TB: Kylie Zifer 4, Grace Jackson 2, Katie Cozy 2, Emily Cantley, Peyton McKeever
RBI: Grace Jackson, Katie Cozy, Emily Cantley
SAC: Emily Cantley
ROE: Katie Cozy
SB: Peyton McKeever

Totals

Team QAB: 15 (44.12%)
Kylie Zifer 3, Grace Jackson, Kirsten Wharmby 2, Emily Cantley, Leandra Givens 2, Aliyah English 2, Peyton McKeever, Rylie Squire 3

Team LOB: 9

Fielding

E: Emily Cantley

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS PITCHING
PitchingIP#PTBHRERBBKHRS%
Kirsten Wharmby5.09333422300.645
Morgan Harris2.04519100250.578
Totals7.013852522550.623
Pitching

W: Kirsten Wharmby
Pitches-Strikes: Kirsten Wharmby 93-60, Morgan Harris 45-26
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kirsten Wharmby 9-5, Morgan Harris 1-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kirsten Wharmby 14-23, Morgan Harris 5-9

 

CARROLLTON WARRIORS BATTING
BattingABRHRBIBBK
B Beodnell400001
S Stidom401000
A Aston401001
M Starre300011
B Campbell411000
K Shine211011
A Starre200011
C Shine201210
K Anderson200010
Wells000000
Totals2725255
Batting

2B: K Shine
TB: S Stidom, B Campbell, A Aston, K Shine 2, C Shine
RBI: C Shine 2
ROE: B Beodnell
FC: S Stidom

Totals

Team QAB: 12 (37.50%)
M Starre, S Stidom, A Aston 3, K Shine 2, C Shine, B Beodnell, A Starre 2, K Anderson

Team LOB: 9

Fielding

E: A Starre

 

CARROLLTON WARRIORS PITCHING
PitchingIP#PTBHRERBBKHRS%
S Stidom7.012746743460.638
Totals7.012746743460.638
Pitching

L: S Stidom
WP: S Stidom
Pitches-Strikes: S Stidom 127-81
Groundouts-Flyouts: S Stidom 6-10
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: S Stidom 20-34

 Records: Louisville 18-6, 11-1; Carrollton 4-12, 3-7

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