Matti Benson went 4-for-4 and both Lauren Stillwagon and Shelby Mayle went 3-for-3 to lead #17 Louisville in their 18-2 DI Massillon Sectional Semifinal victory over #29 Canton McKinley. Kaylee Nolte also homered and Brooke Haren drove in 3 runs for now 13-11 LHS.
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Kenzi Denzer hit a walk-off 3-run homer to lift the Lady Leopards past the previously unbeaten Fighting Irish 9-8. Jenna Collins, Kaylee Nolte, and Lauren Stillwagon also it home runs as Louisville improved to 12-11.
Louisville fell to Claymont 11-5 in game one before pounding out 20 hits in game two to defeat the Mustangs 12-9. Jenna Collins finished with 7 hits, Lauren Stillwagon with 6 hits, and both Matti Benson & Kaylee Nolte homered for the Lady Leopards during the double header.
Matti Benson went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers to lead Louisville to a 10-2 victory over Alliance in game one. The Lady Leopards fell to the Aviators 5-4 in game two despite Kat Frase finishing 2-for-3 at the plate with a double.
Matti Benson, Jenna Collins, and Katie Porter all had hits for the Lady Leopards during their 4-0 shutout loss to the host Lady Vikings. Louisville drops to 7-8 with the defeat.
Jenna Collins and Lauren Stillwagon both recorded 4 hits but the Leopards fell to the Panthers 17-16 in the third highest scoring game in team history. Matti Benson and Kat Frase also went 3-for-5 and combined to drive in 5 runs for LHS.
Lauren Stillwagon went 2-for-4 with a grand slam & Matti Benson went 3-for-5 with 2 RBIs to lead Louisville past host Boardman 9-4. Jenna Collins also went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs as LHS improved to 4-2.
The Leopards fell to the host Wildcats 11-1 in five innings before demolishing the Trojans 14-4 in a tri-header at Lagrange Community Park. Matti Benson and Jenna Collins drove in 5 runs each against McDowell.
Kaylee Nolte went 3-for-5 with a homer & 3 RBIs as Louisville rallied from a 6-0 first inning deficit and downed host East Canton 11-7 in eight innings. Lauren Stillwagon also had 4 hits and Katie Porter finished with 3 hits for now 2-1 LHS.
Video of the Louisville Leopards Softball State Championship Pep Rally on June 17, 2019. Includes team introductions and speeches from Jon Bozeka of WHBC, Charlie Jones of BigTime Sports, Jim Thomas of the Repository, and more.