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Boys Basketball Rolls to Victory in Season Opener

Rahzul Young Louisville Leopards Vs. Salem Quakers Boys Basketball 2015

Louisville 79, Salem 55

The Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated the visiting Salem Quakers 79-55 Friday Beatty's Blue and Grey JacketEvening in the Season Opener at LHS.

Drew Noble scored a game-high 26 points, pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds, and had 2 blocks to lead the Leopards. Jared Holland & Chris Libertore also finished with 11 points and 2 steals each, while Jake Pukys led the team in assists with 4.

Louisville never trailed after the first quarter, which saw them take a 20-12 lead. Salem outscored Louisville 20-19 in the second quarter, but the Leopards held the edge in the third 17-13 and the fourth 23-10.

Louisville dominated on the boards pulling down 41 rebounds compared to the opposition’s 19. The Order Leopard Nation Highlight VideoLeopards also finished with 21 rebounds off the offensive glass, which helped generate second chance scoring opportunities all night long. Louisville capitalized by shooting 48% (29 of 60) from the field and 31% (4 of 13) from beyond the arch.

The Quakers (0-2, 0-1) were led by Jon Gerace who finished with team-highs of 15 points and 6 rebounds. Trey Toothman also hit 4 of Salem’s 5 made three-pointers to finish with 13 and DJ Pullie broke double digits by adding 10. Dan Laut also had a game-high 5 assists for Salem.

With the victory, Louisville has now defeated Salem in five consecutive meetings. The Leopards are now 6-3 against the Quakers since Salem joined the NBC in 2011.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to Canton McKinley to play the Bulldogs on Saturday, December 5 at 7:00 PM.

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VARSITY STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 79, QUAKERS 55

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Salem 12-20-13-10–55

Louisville 20-19-17-23–79

Salem Quakers at Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Box Score 12-4-2015

Records: Louisville 1-0. 1-0; Salem 0-2, 0-1

JV: Louisville 68, Salem 40

The Leopards Boys JV Basketball team opened up the season on a 12-0 run and never looked back to Order Leopard Nation Highlight Videoearn a convincing 68-40 win over the visiting Quakers.

Brandon Wahl led Louisville by hitting 3 three-pointers and finishing with a team-high 18 points. Jared Mathie also dumped in 16 and Bryce Zuppe added 13 for the Leopards.

The Quakers were led by Mitch Davidson who dropped in a game-high 21 points. Chase Ackerman also scored 7 and Robbie Sarginger scored 6.

JV STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 68, QUAKERS 40

QUAKERS: Davidson 4 13-17 21, Ackerman 3 0-2 7, Sarginger 3 0-2 6, Lehwald 2 0-0 5, Gibson 0 1-2 1, Bezon 0 0-2 0, Martin 0 0-2 0. TOTAL 12 14-27 40.

3-Pointers (2): Ackerman, Lehwald

Team FT: 14-27 52%

LEOPARDS: Wahl 4 7-8 18, Mathie 8 0-1 16, Zuppe 4 5-7 13, Weston 2 1-2 5, Davis 1 2-2 4, Degenhard 1 2-2 4, Chaplik 1 2-3 4, Johnson 0 2-2 2, Gaters 0 1-2 1, Jones 0 1-2 1, Birone 0 0-2 0. TOTAL 21 23-33 68.

3-Pointers (3): Wahl (3)

Team FT: 23-33 67%

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Salem 6-16-8-10–40

Louisville 18-16-15-19–64

Fouls: 26-22 Salem

Turnovers: 25-20 Salem

Records: Louisville 1-0, 1-0

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