Louisburg baseball ends season in regionals

Andrew Krause raises his glove and reaches back for a fastball for the Louisburg Wildcats on senior night.

Gene Morris / Staff Photo

FORT SCOTT — The Louisburg baseball team battled, but came up short against Fort Scott in the Class 4A regionals.

The Wildcats took the lead with two runs in the top of the first inning, before falling to Fort Scott 11-3 on Tuesday, May 14.

Playing in their final high school baseball game for the Louisburg Wildcats were Logan McClellan, Chase Norton, Beckett Rasmussen, Michael Rogers, Jacob Krause, Noah Larson and Blue Caplinger.

Matt Madison doubled and drove in two of the three runs.

Rasmussen had two base hits and scored. Roger had two hits and drove in one run.

Madden Rutherford singled and scored. Andrew Krause and Larson singled.

Jakob Krause started the game, working two innings. Brandon Doles and Andrew Krause pitched in relief.

Senior Night

The Louisburg Wildcats used a six-run third inning in an 8-7 victory against the Paola Panthers in the second game of the doubleheader on senior night at Lewis-Young Park on Thursday, May 9.

Jakob Krause, McClellan, Norton, Rasmussen, Rogers, Larson and Caplinger were honored between games.

Rutherford went 3-for-3 in the second game. He drove in two runs and scored.

Madison singled, drove in two runs and scored. McClellan had two base hits, drove home one run and scored.

Jakob Krause started the game and got the win. He allowed two runs on four hits in four innings. Krause struck out three.

Maverick Rockers, Kolby Kattau, Kaden Oehlert and McClellan pitched in relief.

Sports Editor Gene Morris can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or gene.morris@miconews.com.

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