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Boys Basketball Makes Quick Work of Minerva

Louisville 79, Minerva 39

The Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball dominated from start to finish in a 79-39 win over the Beatty's Dark Blue Hoodie Winter 2015visiting Minerva Lions Tuesday Night at Louisville High School. With the victory, Louisville is now 11-3 overall and 6-2 against the NBC.

Chris Libertore and Drew Noble each scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Leopards. Jake Pukys also reached double figures with 10 and both Jake Adams & Brody Hahn fueled the Louisville offense with 5 assists each.

The Leopards held the Lions scoreless from the field for the first 10:30 of the contest. In the process, Louisville soared out to a 29-3 advantage and never looked back.

The Leopards held a significant edge in shooting. Louisville shot 52% (29 of 56) from the floor where as Minerva made just 30% (13 of 43) shots from the field. The Leopards hit 9 of 21 (43%) three-pointers, while the Lions hit home just 1 of 21 (5%) attempts from downtown.

Louisville also out-rebounded Minerva 36-22 for the game. Noble finished with a game-high 13 boards for the Leopards.

The Lions were led by Connor Wright who finished with a team-high 9 points. Jake Preston also tallied 8 Order Leopard Nation Highlight Videoand Ethan Hall & Brett Russell each tacked on 5 points.

With the victory, the Leopards have now defeated the Lions in 12 of their last 13 meetings including the last five overall. Louisville now leads the all-time series over Minerva 87-68.

With the win, Leopards Head Coach Tom Siegfried had a very Happy Birthday in tying Bill Eddins for the most coaching wins all-time in Louisville Leopards Boys Basketball Program history. Siegfried is now 101-89 since he took over as Head Coach in the 2007-08 season and can stand alone atop the all-time coaching wins list with a victory over West Branch Friday.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next host the West Branch Warriors on Friday, January 22. JV will start at 6:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.

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VARSITY STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 79, LIONS 39

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Minerva 3-11-12-13–39

Louisville 16-24-23-16–79

Minerva Lions at Louisville Leopards Boys Basketball Box Score 1-19-2016

Records: Louisville 11-3, 6-2; Minerva 4-12, 1-7

JV: Louisville 62, Minerva 35

The Leopards JV Squad leaped past the visiting Lions 62-35 Tuesday at LHS. With the win, Louisville Order Leopard Nation Highlight Videoimproves to 10-4 overall and 7-1 against conference foes.

Derek Zeller scored a game-high 13 points to lead the Leopards. Brandon Wahl also hit 4 three-pointers to finish with 12 and Jared Mathie ended his evening with 10.

Minerva was led by Jacob Stewart who scored a team-high 7 points. Cutler Brightbill also added 6 and Reid Mille scored 5 for the Lions.

JV STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 62, LIONS 35

LIONS: Stewart 3 0-2 7, Brightbill 2 2-4 6, Miller 1 3-5 5, Croston 1 2-2 4, Kimble 1 2-2 4, Catlett 1 0-0 2, Lowmiller 1 0-0 2, Myers 1 0-0 2, Russell 1 0-0 2, Baumgardner 0 1-2 1. TOTAL 12 10-18 35.

3-Pointers (1): Stewart

Team FT: 10-18 56%

LEOPARDS: Zeller 5 2-3 13, Wahl 4 0-0 12, Mathie 5 0-2 10, Zuppe 3 2-2 8, McCartney 1 2-2 5, Birone 2 0-0 4, Chaplik 2 0-0 4, Degenhard 1 0-0 2, Weston 1 0-0 2. TOTAL

3-Pointers (6): Wahl (4), McCartney, Zeller

Team FT: 6-10 60%

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Minerva 10-6-8-11–35

Louisville 13-14-20-15–62

Fouls: 18-13 Louisville

Turnovers: 16-7 Minerva

Records: Louisville 10-4, 7-1

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