Leopards Take Battle for Louisville Vs. Aquinas 10-4 – Baseball

Casey Nau & Nathan Mongiardo Louisville Leopards Baseball 2016

Louisville 10, St. Thomas Aquinas 4

The Louisville Leopards Varsity Baseball Team rallied to score the final 8 runs of their home opener contest at the Field of 's Leopard Baseball MomDreams Monday Evening. The Leopards defeated the cross-town St. Thomas Aquinas Knights 10-4 to take the Battle for Louisville. With the victory, Louisville improves to 2-0 on the young season.

Casey Nau led the Leopards by batting 3-for-3 with an RBI double, an RBI single, and 2 runs scored. Corey White was also a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with an RBI and Nathan Mongiardo also drove in a pair of runs for Louisville.

The Knights put a 3-spot up on the board in the top of the third inning to take a commanding 4-2 lead. However, the Leopards answered back with a 3-run inning of their own in the fourth and poured it on with a 5-run sixth after that.

Brody Hahn had an RBI single, Brendan Hoffman an RBI double, and Davis Burick also drove in a run for Louisville on offense. Tyler Grove Appliance Alliance Ohio AdAdams also scored twice batting lead-off.

On the hill, Hahn pitched 4 1/3 innings, gave up 4 runs on 4 hits, and struck out 3 in earning the victory for the Leopards. Mongiardo shutdown Aquinas over the final 2 2/3 innings without giving up a base hit. He retired 8 of the 9 Knights hitters he faced to pick up the save.

St. Thomas was led by Nick Thomas who batted 2-for-3 with a double and 3 runs batted in. Aaron Hoffman also had an RBI single and Trever Tesch had the other Knights hit.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next host the West Branch Warriors on Tuesday, March 28 starting at 5:00 PM. JV will be on the road in Beloit at the same time. 

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VARSITY BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 10, KNIGHTS 4

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

St. Thomas 103-000-0–4-4-4

Louisville 110-305-X–10-9-1

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS KNIGHTS VARSITY BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Ben Crawford310011
Trever Tesch301010
Aaron Hoffman311110
Zach Hawkins110020
Zack Meacham100000
Cooper Stephens210010
Nick Thomas302300
J.P. DiMarzio300002
Andrew Sedmock300000
Sean Guthridge300001
Totals2544464
Batting

2B: Nick Thomas 
TB: Aaron Hoffman, Nick Thomas 3, Trever Tesch 
RBI: Aaron Hoffman, Nick Thomas 3 
FC: Aaron Hoffman 2 
SB: Ben Crawford, Aaron Hoffman 3 

Totals

Team QAB: 19 (61.29%) 
Zach Hawkins 2, Ben Crawford 2, Aaron Hoffman 3, Nick Thomas 3, J.P. DiMarzio, Andrew Sedmock, Sean Guthridge, Trever Tesch 4, Cooper Stephens 2 

Team LOB: 6

Fielding

E: Aaron Hoffman, Nick Thomas, Andrew Sedmock, Cooper Stephens 
DP: Aaron Hoffman, Sean Guthridge

 

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS VARSITY PITCHING

PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
J.P. DiMarzio3.284.429451360
Sean Guthridge1.119.632000110
Aaron Hoffman1.042.500553110
Totals6.0145.4769104580
Pitching

L: J.P. DiMarzio 
HBP: J.P. DiMarzio 
WP: Aaron Hoffman, J.P. DiMarzio 2 
Pitches-Strikes: Aaron Hoffman 42-21, J.P. DiMarzio 84-36, Sean Guthridge 19-12 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Aaron Hoffman 1-0, J.P. DiMarzio 2-3, Sean Guthridge 2-1 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Aaron Hoffman 5-9, J.P. DiMarzio 8-22, Sean Guthridge 3-5 

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Tyler Adams321011
Nate Mongiardo400200
Casey Nau323210
Corey White202120
Brody Hahn311110
Brendan Hoffman311100
Cameron Prasco010000
Cam King411001
Davis Burick210121
Bryce Zuppe110011
Zack Yadrnak200001
Totals27109885
Batting

2B: Casey Nau, Brendan Hoffman 
TB: Tyler Adams, Brody Hahn, Casey Nau 4, Corey White 2, Brendan Hoffman 2, Cam King 
RBI: Brody Hahn, Casey Nau 2, Corey White, Brendan Hoffman, Davis Burick, Nate Mongiardo 2 
ROE: Tyler Adams, Cam King, Nate Mongiardo 
FC: Davis Burick 
HBP: Brendan Hoffman 
SB: Tyler Adams, Casey Nau, Corey White 
CS: Corey White, Zack Yadrnak, Cam King 

Totals

Team QAB: 26 (72.22%) 
Tyler Adams 2, Brody Hahn 2, Casey Nau 4, Corey White 4, Brendan Hoffman 2, Zack Yadrnak, Davis Burick 3, Cam King 3, Bryce Zuppe 2, Nate Mongiardo 3 

Team LOB: 8

Fielding

E: Cam King 

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS VARSITY PITCHING

PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
Brody Hahn4.188.534444350
Nate Mongiardo2.232.531000110
Totals7.0120.533444460
Pitching

W: Brody Hahn (1-0)
Pitches-Strikes: Brody Hahn 88-47, Nate Mongiardo 32-17 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Brody Hahn 3-5, Nate Mongiardo 1-6 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Brody Hahn 15-22, Nate Mongiardo 6-9 

Records: Louisville 2-0

JV: Louisville 19, St. Thomas Aquinas 0, 5 Innings

The JV Leopards traveled across Route 62 and blasted the host Knights 19-0 in 5 innings Monday. With the win, Louisville improves to 2-0 on the season.

Austin Cummings and Dillon Rebuck each had 3 hits including a double, 3 RBIs, and 2 runs scored to lead the Leopards. Cam Lingle batted 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, 2 RBIs, and 3 runs scored and Caleb Prasco batted 2-for-4 with a triple, 2 RBIs, and 3 runs. Max Hartline also finished with 3 hits, Eddie Budinski went 2-for-2 at the plate, and Dillon English drove in a pair of runs.

On the hill, Dominic Mongiardo and Andrew Gray combined for the 5-inning shutout. Mongiardo pitched the first inning and struck out 2. Gray finished off the final four innings and fanned 7.

JV BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 19, KNIGHTS 0, 5 INNINGS

Team 123-45–R-H-E

Louisville 391-51–19-21-1

St. Thomas 000-00–0-4-0 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS JV BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Dillon English121210
Eddie Budinski222130
Noah Gustaitis100110
Josh Nolte
Caleb Prasco432211
Justin Blyer
Dominic Mongiardo212000
Dillon Rebuck323300
Andrew Gray311121
Jacob Hansen211221
Austin Cummings523300
Max Hartline523100
Cam Lingle433210
Totals32192118113
Batting

2B: Dillon Rebuck, Austin Cummings, Max Hartline, Cam Lingle 2 
3B: Caleb Prasco 
TB: Dillon English, Eddie Budinski 2, Caleb Prasco 4, Dominic Mongiardo 2, Dillon Rebuck 4, Andrew Gray, Jacob Hansen, Austin Cummings 4, Max Hartline 4, Cam Lingle 5 
RBI: Dillon English 2, Eddie Budinski, Noah Gustaitis, Caleb Prasco 2, Dillon Rebuck 3, Andrew Gray, Jacob Hansen 2, Austin Cummings 3, Max Hartline, Cam Lingle 2 
SF: Dillon English, Jacob Hansen, Max Hartline 
SB: Austin Cummings, Max Hartline 

Totals

Team QAB: 33 (71.74%) 
Dillon English 3, Eddie Budinski 3, Noah Gustaitis 2, Caleb Prasco 5, Dillon Rebuck 3, Andrew Gray 3, Jacob Hansen 4, Austin Cummings 2, Max Hartline 4, Cam Lingle 4 

Team LOB: 12

Fielding

E: Noah Gustaitis 

 

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS JV PITCHING

PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
Dominic Mongiardo1.023.739100200
Andrew Gray4.078.679300730
Totals5.0101.693400930
Pitching

W: Andrew Gray (1-0)
Pitches-Strikes: Dominic Mongiardo 23-17, Andrew Gray 78-53 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Dominic Mongiardo 0-1, Andrew Gray 1-4 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Dominic Mongiardo 2-5, Andrew Gray 12-18 

 

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS KNIGHTS JV BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Hawkins302000
Smith200010
Kaczynski300002
Renner300002
Stephens200011
Finley200002
Thompson100011
Wucinich201001
Shaffer201000
Totals2004039
Batting

TB: Hawkins 2, Wucinich, Shaffer 
ROE: Smith 
SB: Hawkins 

Totals

Team QAB: 11 (47.83%) 
Hawkins 3, Smith, Kaczynski, Renner 2, Stephens 2, Finley, Thompson 

Team LOB: 8

 

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS KNIGHTS JV PITCHING

PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
Kaczynski1.052.538777230
Renner1.128.393222120
Finley1.031.484455020
Thompson1.259.458855040
Totals5.0170.4762119193110
Pitching

L: Kaczynski 
WP: Finley 3 
Pitches-Strikes: Kaczynski 52-28, Renner 28-11, Finley 31-15, Thompson 59-27 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kaczynski 0-1, Renner 0-3, Finley 0-3, Thompson 2-2 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kaczynski 7-13, Renner 3-8, Finley 2-9, Thompson 8-16 

Records: Louisville 2-0

Freshman: GlenOak 7, Louisville 2

The Leopards Freshman Team fell to the visiting GlenOak Golden Eagles 7-2. With the loss, Louisville falls to 1-1 on the year.

Jackson Kandle batted 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles. Jonah Harsh scored both runs for the Leopards.

On the mound, Josh Nolte pitched 4 2/3 innings and struck out 5. Jake Bevere also pitched 2 scoreless innings for Louisville.

FRESHMAN BOX SCORE

GOLDEN EAGLES 7, LEOPARDS 2

Team 123-456-7–R-H-E

GlenOak 600-100-0–7-9-0

Louisville 000-100-0–2-5-2

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS FRESHMAN BATTING

LineupABRHRBIBBK
Andrew Figler 401002
Justin Blyer401001
Grayson Beamer300001
Jonah Harsh221011
Josh Nolte000030
Jake Bevere200001
Jackson Kandle302201
Turnner Giles300001
Kyle Kerchner200001
Drew Layton100000
Logan Vanicek
Totals2425249
Batting

TB: Jonah Harsh, Andrew Figler , Jackson Kandle 2, Justin Blyer 
RBI: Jackson Kandle 2 
HBP: Jake Bevere 
GIDP: Jake Bevere 

Totals

Team QAB: 10 (34.48%) 
Jonah Harsh 3, Turnner Giles, Kyle Kerchner, Jackson Kandle, Justin Blyer, Josh Nolte 3 

Team LOB: 6

Fielding

E: Turnner Giles 2 
DP: Justin Blyer

LOUISVILLE LEOPARDS FRESHMAN PITCHING

PitchingIP#PS%HRERKBBHR
Grayson Beamer0.130.367265030
Josh Nolte4.271.662511510
Jake Bevere2.023.826200100
Totals7.0124.621976640
Pitching

HBP: Grayson Beamer 2 
WP: Grayson Beamer, Josh Nolte 
Pitches-Strikes: Grayson Beamer 30-11, Jake Bevere 23-19, Josh Nolte 71-47 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Grayson Beamer 0-1, Jake Bevere 2-3, Josh Nolte 1-7 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Grayson Beamer 3-9, Jake Bevere 5-8, Josh Nolte 15-20 

Records: Louisville 1-1

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