Girls Basketball Edges Lake 40-38
Louisville 40, Lake 38
The Louisville Lady Leopards Girls Varsity Basketball Team edged the host Lake Blue Streaks 40-38 Tuesday Evening at Lake High School. With the victory, Louisville evens their record at 1-1 on the season.
Sabryna Benzel led the Lady Leopards with a team-high 13 points. Sarah Lairson also scored 8 of her 12 points in the second half and Alexa Oberster scored 8.
Louisville trailed Lake 9-4 after the first eight minutes, but used a 16-10 second quarter to go into the half up 20-19. The Lady Leopards would maintain their lead at 29-27 at the end of three and pull ahead to 40-32 in the fourth. Lake would get no closer than 40-38 as the final buzzer sounded.
The Blue Streaks were led by Brandie Snow who hit home 3 three-pointers and finished with a game-high 19 points. Taylor Champagne and Cami Leising also added 5 each for Lake.
This was the 40th all-time meeting between Louisville and Lake in Girls Basketball. The Leopards now lead the all-time series 23-17, which includes an 11-9 mark on the road. Louisville has won the last two meetings overall and this is their first win at Lake since they beat the Blue Streaks 59-44 back on December 2, 2009.
UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next host the Salem Quakers on Saturday, November 28. JV will begin at 12:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 1:30 PM.
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