Freshman Boys/Girls Sweep Battle of Louisville
Louisville 45, St. Thomas Aquinas 33
The Louisville Leopards freshman boys basketball team knocked off their crosstown rivals the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights 45-33. Kyle Bast scored a team-high 11 points, while Bryce Mathie added 8 as the Leps improved to 3-3 on the year.
The Leopards took an 18-11 lead into the locker room, before Aquinas came out of halftime with a 7-0 run. After battling to a 20-20 tie, Louisville then scored the next 11 points. The Leopards held off the Knights the rest of the way, cruising to a 45-33 win.
Louisville 35, St. Thomas Aquinas 8
The Louisville Lady Leopards freshman girls basketball team destroyed the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights 35-8 on Thursday. Hollyann Mullet had 9 points, while Rachel Zeller added 8 in the victory. The Lady Leps are now 6-1 on the season.
The Knights and Leopards remained scoreless until St. Thomas’s Taylor Looby scored on a fast break layup nearly four minutes into the contest. Louisville would answer by scoring the next 12 points, before settling for a 14-8 halftime lead. The Lady Leps then took advantage of a tired Aquinas squad that only had five active players for the game. The Lady Leps shutout the Knights in the second half 21-0 as they rolled to a 35-8 stomping.