Leopards Get 5th Seed in Tournament, Play Alliance March 2

The Louisville Leopards drew the 5th seed for the Division II Canton District Boys Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  Louisville will play the 7th seeded Alliance Aviators on Wednesday, March 2 at 8:00 PM.  If Louisville wins that game then they will face the 3rd seeded Northwest Indians Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  All District Tournament games for Canton Division II will be played at Canton’s Memorial Field House.

Louisville split the season series with both teams during the regular season.  Louisville beat Alliance at home 58-43 on December 21, before falling to them on the road 69-55 on January 28.  The Leopards rallied at Northwest to beat the Indians 72-62 on December 17, before falling to them in a heartbreaking 56-54 loss on January 21.

You can View Story and Video Highlights of each of these games here:

Louisville at Northwest 12/17

Alliance at Louisville 12/21

Northwest at Louisville 1/7

Louisville at Alliance 1/28

Here are all the match-ups that will be going on in Canton:

Coventry vs. Marlington (winner plays Norton)

Akron St. Vincent St. Mary vs. Akron Springfield (winner plays Fairless)

Akron Kenmore vs. Canton South (winner plays Akron Hoban)

Louisville vs. Alliance (winner plays Northwest)

Here are how the teams were seeded for the Tournament:

1. Akron St. Vincent St. Mary
2. Akron Hoban
3. Northwest
4. Marlington
5. Louisville
6. Norton
7. Alliance
8. Akron Kenmore
9. Coventry
10. Canton South
11. Fairless
12. Akron Springfield


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