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Louisville Defeats Hillsdale 4-1, Falls to Perry 11-3 in Tri-Header – Softball

Cloie Ensely Louisville Leopards Vs. Massillon Tigers Softball 2021

Louisville 4, Hillsdale 1

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The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team defeated the visiting Hillsdale Falcons 4-1 in the first game of a triple header Saturday at West Main Vet Clinic Field. With the win, Louisville improved to 5-3 on the season.


Ensley Throws Complete Game to Earn Victory

Jenny Can Cleaning AdLouisville senior starting pitcher Cloie Ensley threw a complete game, surrendered just 1 run on 9 hits, and struck out 2 to earn the victory in the circle. She retired the side in the sixth, but Hillsdale managed to get runners aboard in each of the other six innings. Ensely and the Leopards defense worked out of all but one of them as the Falcons left 11 on base. Ensely is now 4-1 on the season with the win.


Benson Homers in 3rd Straight At-Bat

Freshman shortstop Matti Benson batted 2-for-3, homered, and scored a pair of runs to lead the Lady Leopards at the plate. Her solo homer to center field was her third in as many at-bats. Benson blasted two dingers in her only two plate appearances during Thursday’s game against Alliance that was suspended in third inning due to weather. The freshman lead-off batter has now hit a team-leading 4 home runs this season, all of which took place this past week.


Stillwagon Sacrifices Home Nolte Twice

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdLouisville senior first baseman Lauren Stillwagon went 1-for-1 with 2 RBIs. She drove in senior centerfielder Kaylee Nolte twice on a pair of sacrifice fly balls in the first and third innings.

The Lady Leopards tacked on another insurance run in the bottom of the sixth when freshman right fielder Kenzi Denzer singled home Benson from second. Benson singled with one out, stole second, and then came home via Denzer’s line drive single to right field.

Both teams recorded 9 hits for the game. Junior third baseman Jenna Collins also had a multi-hit game for Louisville while batting cleanup.


Dalton and Traylor Record Multi-Hit Games

Shortstop Belle Dalton finished 2-for-3 and scored Hillsdale’s only run in the top of the third inning. She doubled to start the inning and came home via another double by catcher Emma Fowler two batters later. 

Designated hitter Olivia Traylor also had a multi-hit game for the Lady Falcons.


Leopards Vs. Falcons Softball Series

With the victory, Louisville has now defeated Hillsdale in each of the past four seasons. The Lady Leopards lead the overall series 4-1, which includes a 2-0 record in home games in the series.

<<< Previous 2019 | Hillsdale All-Time Series



Perry 11, Louisville 3

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The Louisville Leopards Varsity Softball Team fell to the visiting Perry Panthers 11-3 Saturday Afternoon in the third and final game of a triple header at West Main Vet Clinic Field. With the loss, Louisville falls to 5-4 on the year.

Freshman shortstop Matti Benson finished 3-for-4 at the top of the lineup and recorded 2 stolen bases to lead the Lady Leopards. Junior designated hitter Jenna Collins also finished 2-for-3 at the dish.


Leopards Pounce on Panthers Early

Lingenhoel Group - Arden and Lisa Lingenhoel - Cutler Real Estate AdBenson singled to begin the inning, stole second base, and advanced to third via second baseman Shelby Mayle’s fly out to right field. Senior centerfielder Kaylee Nolte bunted down the third base line and Benson was safe on the throw to the plate tying the game at 1-1.

Collins singled two pitches later putting runners on the corners. She then stole second base to put herself into scoring position. Senior first baseman Lauren Stillwagon brought both runners home on a two-run line drive single to center field that put Louisville in front 3-1.


Perry Scores 10 Unanswered Runs

Samantha's Grill AdIt was all Perry after that as they pounded out 12 hits and scored 10 unanswered. Senior centerfielder Maddie Johnston and freshman designated hitter Brooke Jannelli led the Lady Panthers with 3 hits each.

Johnston led the game off with a solo home run to left field to give Perry an early 1-0 lead. She would bat 3-for-5, score 2 runs, and also deliver a 2-run single in the fourth inning to finish with 3 RBis.

Jannelli hit a game-tying two-run homer to center field to knot the game at 3-3 in the top of the second inning. She would finish a perfect 3-for-3 at the dish and scored 3 of the Panthers runs.

Freshman shortstop Delaney Ellis and freshman third baseman Marlee Pireu drove in a pair of runs each for Perry. Senior starting pitcher Missy Holzopfel also finished with two hits and struck out 8 in the circle for PHS.


Leopards Vs. Panthers Softball Series

This is the Lady Leopards first lost to the Panthers in the regular season since 2015. Louisville had won their previous 4 regular season games against Perry and 1 of 3 tournament games.

Louisville trails the all-time series against Perry 12-26, which includes a 4-13 record in home games. 

<<< Previous 2019 Tournament | Perry All-Time Series

UP NEXT: The Louisville Leopards Softball Team will next travel to face the Massillon Tigers on Monday, April 12 at 5:00 PM.


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VARSITY SOFTBALL BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 4, FALCONS 1

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Hillsdale 001-000-0–1-9-3

Louisville 201-001-X–4-9-1

HILLSDALE FALCONS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Lacey Fickes401000
Belle Dalton312010
Mollie Goon301001
Emma Fowler301100
Olivia Traylor402000
Bryn Grabowski400000
Jerrika Plice301000
Hallee Smetzer301000
Hannah Bryant300001
Hannah Smetzer000000
Totals3019112
Batting

2B: Belle Dalton, Emma Fowler
TB: Lacey Fickes, Belle Dalton 3, Mollie Goon, Emma Fowler 2, Olivia Traylor 2, Jerrika Plice, Hallee Smetzer
RBI: Emma Fowler
SAC: Mollie Goon
ROE: Hallee Smetzer
FC: Lacey Fickes
HBP: Emma Fowler
CS: Jerrika Plice

Totals

Team QAB: 12 (36.36%)
Belle Dalton 3, Mollie Goon 2, Emma Fowler, Olivia Traylor 2, Hallee Smetzer 2, Hannah Bryant 2

Team LOB: 11

Fielding

E: Lacey Fickes, Mollie Goon 2

HILLSDALE FALCONS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Hannah Bryant6.0105.733942811
Totals6.0105.733942811
Pitching

L: Hannah Bryant
Pitches-Strikes: Hannah Bryant 105-77
Groundouts-Flyouts: Hannah Bryant 4-6
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Hannah Bryant 17-31

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Matti Benson322110
Kenzi Denzer401102
Kaylee Nolte421000
Jenna Collins402000
Lauren Stillwagon101200
Katie Heath000000
Katie Porter200000
Brooke Brendle300002
Kat Frase301002
Brooke Haren000000
Shelby Mayle301002
Cloie Ensley
Kendra Thomas
Totals2749418
Batting

HR: Matti Benson
TB: Matti Benson 5, Jenna Collins 2, Kenzi Denzer, Kat Frase, Shelby Mayle, Kaylee Nolte, Lauren Stillwagon
RBI: Matti Benson, Kenzi Denzer, Lauren Stillwagon 2
SAC: Katie Porter
SF: Lauren Stillwagon 2
ROE: Jenna Collins, Kaylee Nolte
FC: Katie Porter
SB: Matti Benson

Totals

Team QAB: 17 (54.84%)
Matti Benson 3, Brooke Brendle 2, Jenna Collins 2, Kenzi Denzer 3, Kat Frase 2, Shelby Mayle, Kaylee Nolte, Katie Porter, Lauren Stillwagon 2

Team LOB: 9

Fielding

E: Matti Benson

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Cloie Ensley7.0103.670911210
Kendra Thomas0.00.000000000
Totals7.0103.670911210
Pitching

W: Cloie Ensley
HBP: Cloie Ensley
Pitches-Strikes: Cloie Ensley 103-69, Kendra Thomas 0-0
Groundouts-Flyouts: Cloie Ensley 6-12, Kendra Thomas 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Cloie Ensley 19-33, Kendra Thomas 0-0

Records: Louisville 5-3


PANTHERS 11, LEOPARDS 3

Team 123-45–R-H-E

Perry 140-204-0–11-12-0

Louisville 300-000-0–3-7-2

PERRY PANTHERS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Maddie Johnston523300
Delaney Ellis421210
Missy Holzopfel502100
Kailee Wilson200120
Ryanne McCollister400001
Marlee Pireu401200
Libby Williams411000
Brooke Jannelli333210
Amber Miller431000
Victoria Boyer
Totals3511121141
Batting

2B: Delaney Ellis, Libby Williams, Amber Miller
HR: Maddie Johnston, Brooke Jannelli
TB: Maddie Johnston 6, Delaney Ellis 2, Missy Holzopfel 2, Marlee Pireu, Libby Williams 2, Brooke Jannelli 6, Amber Miller 2
RBI: Maddie Johnston 3, Delaney Ellis 2, Missy Holzopfel, Kailee Wilson, Marlee Pireu 2, Brooke Jannelli 2
ROE: Amber Miller 2
FC: Delaney Ellis

Totals

Team QAB: 21 (53.85%)
Maddie Johnston 4, Delaney Ellis 2, Missy Holzopfel 2, Kailee Wilson 4, Marlee Pireu 2, Libby Williams, Brooke Jannelli 4, Amber Miller 2

Team LOB: 7

Fielding

DP: Delaney Ellis, Kailee Wilson, Libby Williams

PERRY PANTHERS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Missy Holzopfel7.0112.688733800
Totals7.0112.688733800
Pitching

W: Missy Holzopfel
Pitches-Strikes: Missy Holzopfel 112-77
Groundouts-Flyouts: Missy Holzopfel 8-4
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Missy Holzopfel 22-29

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY BATTING STATS

LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Matti Benson413000
Shelby Mayle400001
Kaylee Nolte310102
Jenna Collins312001
Lauren Stillwagon301200
Katie Porter300000
Brooke Brendle300000
Brooke Haren300002
Kenzi Denzer301002
Cloie Ensley
Kat Frase
Katie Heath
Kendra Thomas
Totals2937308
Batting

TB: Matti Benson 3, Jenna Collins 2, Kenzi Denzer, Lauren Stillwagon
RBI: Kaylee Nolte, Lauren Stillwagon 2
FC: Kaylee Nolte, Katie Porter
GIDP: Lauren Stillwagon
SB: Matti Benson 2, Jenna Collins

Totals

Team QAB: 16 (55.17%)
Matti Benson 4, Brooke Brendle, Jenna Collins 2, Kenzi Denzer 2, Brooke Haren, Shelby Mayle 2, Kaylee Nolte, Katie Porter 2, Lauren Stillwagon

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

E: Matti Benson, Shelby Mayle

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS SOFTBALL VARSITY PITCHING STATS

PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Cloie Ensley3.061.656653002
Katie Heath3.052.558563130
Kendra Thomas1.022.591100010
Totals7.0135.60712116142
Pitching

L: Cloie Ensley
WP: Kendra Thomas
Pitches-Strikes: Cloie Ensley 61-40, Katie Heath 52-29, Kendra Thomas 22-13
Groundouts-Flyouts: Cloie Ensley 3-5, Katie Heath 3-4, Kendra Thomas 2-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Cloie Ensley 10-16, Katie Heath 11-18, Kendra Thomas 2-5

Records: Louisville 5-4

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