Boys Basketball Clinches Share of NBC with Win at Carrollton
Louisville 67, Carrollton 38
The Louisville Leopards Boys Basketball team clinched a share of the NBC after they dismantled the host Carrollton Warriors 67-38 Tuesday Evening at Carrollton High School. With the victory, Louisville is now 15-3 overall and improves to a perfect 12-0 in conference play.
Five different Leopards reached double figures during the win. Joe Crank hit 5 of 5 three-pointers and finished with a game-high 15 points to lead Louisville. Chris Libertore also dropped in 11 and Jake Adams, Blake Hoover, and Jake Pukys all reached double figures with 10 each.
The Leopards outscored the Warriors in all four quarters. They shot 49% (22 of 45) from the floor and converted a whooping 75% (12 of 16) shots from behind the arch. Louisville’s offensive chemistry was working all night long as they dished out 20 assists. Crank, Brody Hahn, and Drew Noble finished with a game-high 4 assists each.
Noble also led the Leopards defensive effort with a game-high 10 rebounds and 2 blocks. Louisville held Carrollton to a 15 for 44 (34%) performance from the floor.
The Warriors were led by Isaiah Donohue and Caleb Pasiuk who scored a team-high 9 points each. Daniel Leary also added 6 points, Pasiuk finished with a team-high 7 rebounds, and James McMasters had a game-high 3 blocks.
With the victory, Louisville has now won 3 out of the last 4 meetings against Carrollton and lead the known all-time series 44-28. The 29 point margin of victory is the Leopards largest road win over the Warriors since a 71-42 victory back on February 9, 2007.
Louisville Boys Basketball has now won 8 NBC Titles and 14 League Championships in school history. This is their first conference championship since they won the NBC in 2009-10. A victory over Alliance at home Friday or at Marlington on February 20 would give the Leopards the title outright.
UP NEXT: The Leopards will next host the Alliance Aviators on Friday, February 13. JV will begin at 6:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.
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