Louisville Comeback Bid Falls Short at Minerva – Boys Soccer

Minerva 3, Louisville 2

Louisville Leopards Navy Blue Hoodie Established 1924 - Beatty's Sports Fall 2017The Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Soccer Team was edged by the host Minerva Lions 3-2 Tuesday Night at Robert H. Hines Stadium. With the loss, Louisville drops to 2-5-1 at the midway mark of the regular season and 1-2 in conference play.

The Lions led 1-0 at halftime and extended their advantage to 3-0 at the start of the 45th minute. The Leopards rallied back with a pair of goals by Bailey Adams. The scores came just 4:28 apart from each other and got Louisville to within 3-2 with 26:28 to play.

Grove Appliance Alliance Ohio AdHowever, neither team scored the rest of the way and Minerva prevailed 3-2. The Lions have now defeated the Leopards in 6 of their past 7 meetings. Louisville still leads the all-time series 10-8-1, but the series is now an even 5-5-1 in games played at Minerva. The Leopards last road win over the Lions came on September 5, 2006 in a 2-1 victory. Minerva has defended home turf in their past 4 matchups.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to Lake to take on the Blue Streaks on Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 PM.

Crislip, DeJacimo, Wyss for Louisville Board of Education


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BOX SCORE

LIONS 3, LEOPARDS 2

Team 1-2–TOTAL

Louisville 0-2–02

Minerva 1-2–03

1st Half

Minerva – | LHS 0, MHS 1, 15:47

2nd Half

Minerva – | LHS 0, MHS 2, 36:26

Minerva – | LHS 0, MHS 3, 35:59

Louisville – Bailey Adams | LHS 1, MHS 3, 30:56

Louisville – Bailey Adams | LHS 2, MHS 3, 26:28

Records: Louisville 2-5-1, 1-2

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