Louisville Falls at Home to Jackson 61-53 – Boy Basketball

Collin Chambers Louisville Leopards Vs. Jackson Polar Bears 2019 Mike Skeriotis

Jackson 61, Louisville 53

Lingenhoel Group - Arden and Lisa Lingenhoel - Cutler Real Estate AdThe Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Team fell to the visiting Jackson Polar Bears 61-53 Saturday Night at Louisville High School. With the loss, Louisville falls to 1-3 on the year.

Collin Chambers hit a pair of three-pointers and scored a game-high 14 points to lead the Leopards. Scotty Gronow also dropped in 11 and Colton Jones hit 3 first half three-pointers to finish with 9.

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Louisville bested Jackson in total field goals 23-20. However, the Polar Bears hit 8 three-pointers and made 13 of 18 free throw attempts to take the game. In comparison, the Leopards only made it to the line twice shooting a perfect 2-of-2.

Jackson (2-1) was led by Mike Skeriotis who matched Chambers’ stat line with a game-high 14 points and a pair of three-pointers. The Polar Bears finished with four players in double figures which also included Kevin James with 11, Jake Aleman with 10, and Trent Jones with 10.

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdThe Polar Bears have now defeated the Leopards in 20 straight meetings. This was the first time Louisville hosted Jackson since January 8, 1988 a game the Polar Bears won 61-48. The Leopards have not defeated Jackson since a 64-33 home victory over the Polar Bears on December 21, 1979.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next host the Tallmadge Blue Devils in a rematch of last year’s DII Canton Sectional Final on Saturday, December 14. JV is slated to begin at 5:30 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:00 PM.


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VARSITY STATISTICS

POLAR BEARS 61, LEOPARDS 53

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Jackson 15-17-21-8–61

Louisville 9-20-16-8–53

POLAR BEARS: Skeriotis 3 6-7 14, James 4 3-5 11, Aleman 4 0-0 10, Jones 3 1-2 10, Boggs 2 0-0 5, Gelal 2 0-0 4, Sullivan 1 1-2 3, Byers 0 2-2 2, Geissinger 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 20 13-18 61.

3-Pointers (8): Jones 3, Aleman 2, Skeriotis 2, Boggs

Team FT: 13-18 72%

LEOPARDS: Chambers 6 0-0 14, Gronow 5 1-1 11, Jones 3 0-0 9, Noble 3 1-1 7, Burick 2 0-0 4, Pukys 2 0-0 4, Hoffman 1 0-0 2, Staley 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 23 2-2 53.

3-Pointers (5): Jones 3, Chambers 2

Team FT: 2-2 100%

 

Fouls: 18-13 Louisville

Turnovers: 9-8 Jackson

Records: Jackson 2-1, Louisville 1-3

JV: Louisville 44, Jackson 42

JV STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 44, POLAR BEARS 42

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Jackson 10-14-9-9–42

Louisville 14-7-15-8–44

POLAR BEARS: Kistler 5 2-2 13, Fisher 2 2-2 6, Tackett 2 0-0 4, Williams 1 1-2 4, Williamson 1 1-2 4, Woolbert 2 0-0 4, Stevens 1 0-0 3, Johnson 1 0-0 2, Jovicic 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 16 6-8 42.

3-Pointers (4): Kistler, Stevens, Williams, Williamson

Team FT: 6-8 75%

LEOPARDS: Boldon 4 4-4 14, Cherry 4 3-5 12, King 2 3-6 8, Aljancic 1 0-0 3, Lingenhoel 1 1-1 3, Roberts 1 0-0 2, Seaman 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 14 11-16 44.

3-Pointers (5): Boldon 2, Aljancic, Cherry, King

Team FT: 11-16 69%

 

Fouls: 18-12 Jackson

Turnovers: 14-9 Jackson

Records: Louisville 4-0

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