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LEOPARDS CAP OFF THEIR WEEK WITH SWEEP OF CLAYMONT

MAHONING VALLEY SPORTS

LOUISVILLE OH- The Leopards have already beat a D1 powerhouse in Canton Hoover this week, and after Saturday they can add a double header sweep of a good Claymont team to their resume. The Leopards won game 1 5-0, and then took game 2 8-2.

GAME 1:

Matti Benson carried a hot bat on the day going 2-3 in game 1 with 3 RBI. Kendra Thomas went 1-3 with a RBI. Kenzie Denzer also notched a RBI.

Thomas was masterful in the circle holding the Mustangs offense to just 2 hits. She slowed 0 runs, and struck out 5.

GAME 2:

Matti Benson continued her strong day going 2-2 making her 4-5 on the day. She gathered 2 more RBI on the day as well. Jenna Collins went 2-4 with 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored. Shelby Mayle went 2-4 with 2 RBI and a run scored. Olivia Mongiardo went 1-3 and crossed the plate once.

Katie Heath got the win in game 2 inside the circle. She threw 6.1 IP, and gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits. She struck out 4.

The Leopards stay home on Monday to host St Vincent St Mary. First pitch is slated for 5:00.

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