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Louisville 15, Canton Central Catholic 5, 5 Innings

The Louisville Leopards Varsity Baseball Team run-ruled the visiting Canton Central Catholic Crusaders 15-5 in 5 innings Saturday at the Field of Dreams. With the victory, Louisville improves to 2-1 on the season.

Louisville Leopards Navy Blue Hoodie Established 1924 - Beatty's Sports Fall 2017Austin Cummings batted 2-for-3 for a 2-run homer in the first and a 2-run double in the third to lead Louisville. Bryce Zuppe also batted 2-for-3 with a 3-run home run to cap off the scoring in the Leopards 9-run opening inning.

Nine different Louisville batters recorded hits in the game as they combined to finish with 13 hits as a team. Davis Burick and Jack Davis each finished with multi-hit games and scored 2 runs a piece. Davis singled home Caleb Prasco in both of the first two innings. Prasco also had an RBI triple and drove in a pair of runs.

The Crusaders scored 3 runs in the opening frame, but the Leopards responded with 9 runs in the bottom of the inning. Dom Mongiardo’s RBI single capped off a 3-run Louisville second inning to make it 12-4. LHS also added a pair of runs on Cummings 2-run double in the third to take a 14-4 double digit advantage. Central managed to tack on another run in the fourth to shrink the Leopard lead to single digits and setting up a walk-off opportunity in the fifth.

Davis Burick singled to left on a 3-1 pitch and was replaced by pinch runner Justin Blyer. Then Blyer stole second to put the clinching run in scoring position. With 1 out, Jordan Shearer hit a walk-off RBI double on a fly ball to right field scoring Blyer and ending the game.

Central Catholic was led by Shepard who finished a perfect 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored. Sirpilla also batted 2-for-3 with an RBI and Wilson drove in a run for the Crusaders.


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UP NEXT: The Leopards Varsity will next travel to Massillon to take on the Tigers on Monday, April 2 at 5:00 PM. JV and Freshman will host Massillon at the same time.

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 15, CRUSADERS 5, 5 INNINGS

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Central Catholic 310-10–5-9-3

Louisville 932-01–15-13-1

CANTON CENTRAL CATHOLIC CRUSADERS BASEBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Beck411002
Capps110011
Burns311000
Shepard323200
Johnson000010
Turner101000
Sirpilla302100
Wilson201110
Nupp100000
Halas000010
Kling300000
Totals2159443
Batting

2B: Beck 
TB: Beck 2, Burns, Shepard 3, Sirpilla 2, Wilson, Turner 
RBI: Shepard 2, Sirpilla, Wilson 
FC: Burns 
HBP: Capps 2, Johnson, Nupp 
GIDP: Nupp 
SB: Johnson 
CS: Turner 

Totals

Team QAB: 20 (68.97%) 
Beck 4, Capps, Burns 2, Shepard 3, Johnson 2, Sirpilla 2, Wilson 3, Nupp, Kling, Halas 

Team LOB: 9

Fielding

E: Beck, Johnson, Nupp 

CANTON CENTRAL CATHOLIC CRUSADERS BASEBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Burns0.139.359599042
Halas2.250.580655420
Nupp1.125.520211010
Totals4.1114.491131515472
Pitching

L: Burns 
HBP: Halas 
WP: Halas 2 
Pitches-Strikes: Burns 39-14, Nupp 25-13, Halas 50-29 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Burns 0-0, Nupp 1-3, Halas 1-1 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Burns 2-10, Nupp 5-7, Halas 9-15 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS BASEBALL
VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Bryce Zuppe322310
Cam King311011
Davis Burick322011
Justin Blyer010000
Max Hartline121010
Jackson Kandel100000
Caleb Prasco321200
Jordan Shearer101100
Jack Davis322200
Austin Cummings312401
Dillon Rebuck110011
Broc Pickens100000
Dom Mongiardo111110
Dillon English000010
Cam Lingle000000
Eddie Budinski
Totals2415131374
Batting

2B: Davis Burick, Austin Cummings, Jordan Shearer 
3B: Caleb Prasco 
HR: Austin Cummings, Bryce Zuppe 
TB: Davis Burick 3, Austin Cummings 6, Jack Davis 2, Max Hartline, Cam King, Dom Mongiardo, Caleb Prasco 3, Jordan Shearer 2, Bryce Zuppe 5 
RBI: Austin Cummings 4, Jack Davis 2, Dom Mongiardo, Caleb Prasco 2, Jordan Shearer, Bryce Zuppe 3 
FC: Caleb Prasco 
HBP: Max Hartline 
SB: Justin Blyer, Davis Burick 
CS: Cam King 

Totals

Team QAB: 20 (62.50%) 
Davis Burick 3, Austin Cummings 2, Jack Davis 2, Dillon English, Max Hartline, Cam King 3, Dom Mongiardo 2, Broc Pickens, Caleb Prasco, Dillon Rebuck, Jordan Shearer, Bryce Zuppe 2 

Team LOB: 3

Fielding

E: Max Hartline 
DP: Davis Burick, Caleb Prasco 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS BASEBALL
VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Eddie Budinski1.250.520544110
Jack Davis2.151.588410130
Cam Lingle1.012.500000100
Totals5.0113.549954340
Pitching

W: Jack Davis 
HBP: Eddie Budinski 4 
Pitches-Strikes: Eddie Budinski 50-26, Jack Davis 51-30, Cam Lingle 12-6 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Eddie Budinski 0-2, Jack Davis 2-2, Cam Lingle 2-0 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Eddie Budinski 7-14, Jack Davis 5-12, Cam Lingle 0-3 

Records: Louisville 2-1

JV: Louisville 15, Central Catholic 2, 5 Innings

The Leopards JV Team also mercied the visiting Crusaders 15-2 in 5 innings during the second half of the Varsity/JV double header held at the Field of Dreams Saturday. With the victory, Louisville is now an even 1-1 on the young season.

Pitchers Broc Pickers and Tyler Jackson combined for a 5 inning no-hitter and struck out 10 to lead the Leopards. Pickens started in pitching 3 innings, giving up 2 earned runs, and striking out 7. Jackson closed out the final two frames in fanning 3.

Andrew Figler batted 1 for 3 with 4 RBIs and a pair of runs scored to lead the Leopards on offense. Jonah Harsh also went 1-for-1 at the dish and drove in 2 runs. Justin Blyer, Austin Pugh, and Pickens all batted in runs as well.

JV BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 15, CRUSADERS 2, 5 INNINGS

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Central Catholic 200-00–2-0-7

Louisville 085-2X–15-5-0

CANTON CENTRAL CATHOLIC CRUSADERS BASEBALL
JV BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Bailey300001
Neal210010
Buckland110021
Nicodemo200012
Baum200002
Marinos100011
Dick100100
Addessi100001
Heck100011
Freudman100001
Harris
Totals15201610
Batting

RBI: Dick 
HBP: Dick 
SB: Neal, Heck 

Totals

Team QAB: 8 (36.36%) 
Bailey, Neal, Buckland 2, Nicodemo 2, Marinos, Heck 

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

E: Buckland 3, Nicodemo, Baum 2, Dick 
DP: Baum, Marinos 

CANTON CENTRAL CATHOLIC CRUSADERS BASEBALL
JV PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Neal1.228.643441010
Buckland2.166.4701113450
Totals4.094.5215153460
Pitching

L: Buckland 
HBP: Buckland 2 
WP: Neal, Buckland 
Pitches-Strikes: Neal 28-18, Buckland 66-31 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Neal 2-2, Buckland 1-1 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Neal 6-10, Buckland 8-19 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS BASEBALL JV BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Jake Bevere000000
Andrew Figler321401
Austin Pugh321101
Tyler Jackson120010
Broc Pickens221110
Grayson Beamer321011
Jonah Harsh111200
Hunter Selander110011
Logan Vanicek020020
Justin Blyer410100
Kaedin Gotshall100000
Tony Brahler
Totals19155964
Batting

TB: Andrew Figler, Austin Pugh, Broc Pickens, Grayson Beamer, Jonah Harsh 
RBI: Andrew Figler 4, Austin Pugh, Broc Pickens, Jonah Harsh 2, Justin Blyer 
SF: Andrew Figler, Jonah Harsh 
ROE: Andrew Figler, Austin Pugh, Tyler Jackson, Justin Blyer 3 
HBP: Tyler Jackson, Jonah Harsh 
GIDP: Justin Blyer 
SB: Tyler Jackson, Broc Pickens, Grayson Beamer 2, Jonah Harsh, Justin Blyer 
CS: Justin Blyer 

Totals

Team QAB: 17 (58.62%) 
Andrew Figler 2, Austin Pugh 2, Tyler Jackson 2, Broc Pickens 3, Grayson Beamer 2, Jonah Harsh 2, Hunter Selander, Logan Vanicek 2, Justin Blyer 

Team LOB: 2

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS BASEBALL JV PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Tyler Jackson2.029.621000310
Broc Pickens3.065.492022750
Totals5.094.5320221060
Pitching

W: Broc Pickens 
HBP: Broc Pickens 
WP: Broc Pickens 
Pitches-Strikes: Tyler Jackson 29-18, Broc Pickens 65-32 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Tyler Jackson 1-2, Broc Pickens 1-1 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Tyler Jackson 4-7, Broc Pickens 8-15

Records: Louisville 1-1

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