Leopards Take Command in Sixth En Route to Victory at Ellet – Baseball
Louisville 9, Akron Ellet 6
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The Louisville Leopards Varsity Baseball Team defeated the host Akron Ellet Orangemen 9-6 Tuesday at the Akron Ellet CLC Baseball Field. With their third straight win, Louisville improves to 13-7 on the year.
Louisville Varsity Leopards defeated Ellet 9-6 on Tuesday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at five with Louisville Varsity Leopards batting in the top of the sixth when Connor Morley singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Louisville Varsity Leopards collected 11 hits and Ellet had 12.
In the first inning, Louisville Varsity Leopards got their offense started when Morley doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
Ellet knotted the game up at five in the bottom of the fourth inning. An error scored two runs for Ellet.
Carter Deem was credited with the victory for Louisville Varsity Leopards. The bulldog allowed nine hits and five runs over five innings, striking out six and walking one. Zan Keister threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Faulconner led things off on the mound for Ellet. The pitcher surrendered six runs on eight hits over five innings, striking out two. D Brown threw two innings in relief.
Louisville Varsity Leopards collected 11 hits on the day. Andrew Corona, Morley, Cole Miller, and Charlie Roberts each had multiple hits for Louisville Varsity Leopards. Corona went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Louisville Varsity Leopards in hits.
Ellet totaled 12 hits in the game. Brown, Merrins, Ingham, Allen, and Lehman each collected multiple hits for Ellet.
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UP NEXT: The Louisville Baseball Team will next travel to take on the West Branch Warriors on Wednesday, May 10 at 5:00 PM. JV will host West Branch at the same time.
Cover Photo By The Louisville Herald
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Records: Louisville 13-7