Boys Basketball Noble in Win Over Dukes
Louisville 62, Marlington 52
The Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Team downed the host Marlington Dukes 62-52 Tuesday Night at MHS. With the victory, Louisville improves to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the NBC.
Drew Noble finished with a team-high 22 points and a game-high 20 rebounds to lead the Leopards. Chris Libertore also dropped in 12 points and Jared Holland, Jarett Heater, and Jake Pukys all finished with 7 each. Pukys and Rahzul Young each had 3 assists on offense as well.
Louisville trailed 24-23 at the half, but used a 19-10 third quarter to take control of the game. The Leopards outscored the Dukes 20-18 in the fourth quarter to take the game.
Louisville shot 21 of 52 (40.4%) from the floor compared to Marlington who made 17 of 51 (33.3%) field goals. The Leopards also held a 37-29 advantage on the boards.
Brock Begue made 4 of the Dukes 5 three-pointers and threw in a game-high 35 points. Andrew Brady also finished with 6 points, Mitchell Baxter had 4 steals and 3 assists, and Drew Adams snagged a team-high 8 rebounds for Marlington.
With the victory, the Leopards have now defeated the Dukes in 4 consecutive meetings. Louisville now leads the all-time series 65-38, which includes a 29-20 record in games played at Marlington.
UP NEXT: The Leopards will next play the St. Ignatius Wildcats on Wednesday, December 22 at 7:30 PM in the Mount Union Christmas Classic.
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