No. 14 Kentucky (31-10) came back to defeat Louisville (16-21) 6-5 in extra innings Wednesday night behind Lauren Johnson’s walk-off RBI shot to center field.
It was a tale of two games between the No. 10 Wildcats and No. 20 Bulldogs during Sunday’s doubleheader in Lexington.
Kentucky catcher Kayla Kowalik – say that five times fast – notched two singles, a stolen base and RBI in the opening frame, bookending a seven-run first inning that pushed the No. 7 Cats to a run-rule victory.
Heading into the bottom of the sixth, things felt dire for Kentucky. The Cats had hit the ball hard, but recorded only three singles through five innings, and only one since the first. They had just yielded three runs to the Crimson Tide in the top of the sixth, quadrupling their deficit in …