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

LOUISBURG — Logan McClellan, Chase Norton, Beckett Rasmussen, Michael Rogers, Jacob Krause, Noah Larson and Blue Caplinger walked off the field winners after their final regular season home game for the Louisburg Wildcat baseball team on 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 at Lewis -Young Park on Thursday, May 9.

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

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

Jakob Krause singled, drove in one run and scored. Brandon Doles walked, singled and scored twice.

Rogers singled and scored. Andrew Krause and Rasmussen singled. Larson scored.

Madison and Doles each had a stolen base.

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. McClellan got the save.

Louisburg lost the first game 15-7.

McClellan singled, doubled and drove in one run in the first game.

Andrew Krause went 3-for-4. He drove home one run and scored. Madison had two base hits and scored. Rogers singled, drove home two runs and scored. Rutherford singled and scored. Kattau and Caplinger scored.

McClellan, Rutherford and Rasmussen turned a double play.

Rutherford started the game. Andrew Krause and AJ Drew pitched in relief.

The Louisburg Wildcats lost a make-up game against Eudora at home Friday, May 10, by a final of 5-2.

Madison had three base hits, including a double. He drove in one run.

Andrew Krause drove home one run. Rutherford and Larson each had two hits and scored.

Doles, Rockers and McClellan singled.

Rasmussen, Doles and Larson turned a double play.

Doles started the game, working four innings. He struck out three.

Rockers pitched three innings in relief.

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

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