Softball Goes Deep Early in 10-1 Win Over Lions

Kaycee Ollis Louisville Leopards Softball 2016 Vs. Minerva Lions

Louisville 10, Minerva 1

The Louisville Lady Leopards Varsity Softball team downed the visiting Minerva Lions 10-1 Tuesday Beatty's Louisville Leopards Pink Shirt Winter 2015Evening at the Diamond of Dreams. With the victory, Louisville improves to 4-2 on the season and now holds a 3-1 record in NBC play.

The Lady Leopards blasted 3 home runs in the first two innings to go ahead 4-0. Freshman Kaycee Ollis led off the bottom half of the Louisville first by hitting the first home run of her career over the right field fence. She would also hit a 2-run triple later on in the fourth inning to finish 2-for-4 on the evening.

Two Batters later, Grace Jackson slammed a 2-run home over the same right field fence to make it 3-0. The dinger was her 4th of the season giving her 25 for her career. Jackson would finished 2-for-2 with a double later on and 3 runs scored.

In the second inning, Birthday Girl Peyton McKeever got in on the party with a solo home run to left field to make it 4-0. McKeever had a very Happy Birthday in finishing 3-for-4 at the dish with 2 runs scored.

In the circle, Morgan Harris (2-1) pitched a complete game, gave up 1 run on 10 hits, and struck out 10 Order Leopard Nation Highlight Videoto earn the victory for the Lady Leopards. This is the second time Harris has reached double digits in strikeouts in her career as she also rung up 13 in just five innings at Alliance last season.

The Lions only run of the game came on a squeeze play. Kiaunna Brown bunted in Aubrey Stanford from third. This along with a magnificent frozen rope catch by Minerva Shortstop Mady Phillips in the sixth helped keep the mercy rule at bay.

Hannah Reusser batted 2-for-3 at the plate and pitched 5 strikeouts to lead the Lions. Minerva is now 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the NBC.

Emily Cantley also had a double & 2 RBIs and Lexi Zavarelle drove in a run for Louisville.

With the victory, the Leopards have now won 15 straight meetings against the Lions. Louisville now leads the all-time series 39-10, which includes a 20-5 mark at home. The Leopards have now won 68 of their last 70 conference games.

JV: Cancelled

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to Canton South to take on the Wildcats on Thursday, April 14 at 5:00 PM.

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 10, LIONS 1

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

Minerva 001-000-0–1-3-1

Louisville 310-402-X–10-8-1

MINERVA LIONS VARSITY BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Hannah Reusser302001
Kiaunna Brown200101
Mady Phillips300001
Macy Foutz300000
Amber Hume300002
Lauren Frigyes200011
Kali Carmel000000
Gabby Street200000
Moriah Stanford100001
Peyton Morgan200011
Aubrey Stanford311002
Cassie Jones
Totals24131210
Batting

TB: Hannah Reusser 2, Aubrey Stanford
RBI: Kiaunna Brown
SAC: Kiaunna Brown
ROE: Mady Phillips
FC: Gabby Street

Totals

Team QAB: 13 (48.15%)
Hannah Reusser 2, Lauren Frigyes, Kiaunna Brown, Aubrey Stanford, Amber Hume, Gabby Street 2, Peyton Morgan 2, Mady Phillips, Macy Foutz 2

Team LOB: 5

Fielding

E: Cassie Jones

MINERVA LIONS VARSITY PITCHING

PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
Hannah Reusser4.191.648887523
Lauren Frigyes1.232.469022120
Totals6.0123.6028109643
Pitching

L: Hannah Reusser
HBP: Hannah Reusser, Lauren Frigyes
WP: Hannah Reusser, Lauren Frigyes
Pitches-Strikes: Hannah Reusser 91-59, Lauren Frigyes 32-15
Groundouts-Flyouts: Hannah Reusser 8-1, Lauren Frigyes 1-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Hannah Reusser 14-26, Lauren Frigyes 4-9

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Kaycee Ollis412300
Riley Bobo210001
Cassidy Glyder000000
Teagan Rice210111
Grace Jackson232210
Emily Cantley411200
Rylee Squire300010
Aliyah English200001
Lexi Zavarelle200101
Savannah Miner110010
Peyton Mckeever423101
Leandra Givens100001
Morgan Harris
Totals271081046
Batting

2B: Grace Jackson, Emily Cantley
3B: Kaycee Ollis
HR: Grace Jackson, Kaycee Ollis, Peyton Mckeever
TB: Grace Jackson 6, Emily Cantley 2, Kaycee Ollis 7, Peyton Mckeever 6
RBI: Grace Jackson 2, Emily Cantley 2, Kaycee Ollis 3, Teagan Rice, Peyton Mckeever, Lexi Zavarelle
SAC: Leandra Givens
SF: Teagan Rice
FC: Emily Cantley 2, Kaycee Ollis
HBP: Grace Jackson, Leandra Givens

Totals

Team QAB: 23 (65.71%)
Aliyah English, Grace Jackson 3, Rylee Squire 2, Emily Cantley 4, Kaycee Ollis 3, Leandra Givens, Savannah Miner 2, Teagan Rice 4, Peyton Mckeever 2, Riley Bobo

Team LOB: 7

Fielding

E: Leandra Givens

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY PITCHING
PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
Morgan Harris7.093.6993111020
Totals7.093.6993111020
Pitching

W: Morgan Harris (2-1)
Pitches-Strikes: Morgan Harris 93-65
Groundouts-Flyouts: Morgan Harris 9-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Morgan Harris 22-27

Records: Louisville 4-2, 3-1; Minerva 3-4, 1-3

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