Louisville Leopards at Marlington Dukes 2020 Boys Basketball Highlights

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Louisville 59, Marlington 40

Beatty's Sports Football 2018 Schedule Shirt T-ShirtThe Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Team defeated the host Marlington Dukes 59-40 Tuesday Night at MHS. With their fourth straight victory, Louisville is now 9-4 on the year.

Dakota Hoffman scored 8 of his team-high 12 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Leopards. Scotty Gronow hit 3 three-pointers and finished with 11. Colton Jones also tacked on 8 and Ryan Pukys added 7.


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Lingenhoel Group - Arden and Lisa Lingenhoel - Cutler Real Estate AdLouisville outscored Marlington in every period en route to their victory. The Leopards jumped out to an 18-12 lead at the end of the first quarter and led 27-18 at the break. They edged the Dukes 14-13 out of the locker room to take a double digit lead at the end of three. Louisville doubled up Marlington 18-9 in the final stanza to seal the deal.

The Dukes (7-7) were led by Andrew Pucci who scored a game-high 15 points. Cameron Bennett also hit double figures with 10 and Connor Evanich scored 9.

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdThe Leopards have now defeated the Dukes in 10 of their last 11 meetings including the last 5 overall. Louisville now leads the all-time series 71-39 which includes a 32-20 record in games played at Marlington. The Leopards have now won the last 5 games in the rivalry played at MHS.

UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to Cleveland to face the St. Ignatius Wildcats on Friday, January 24. JV will begin at 6:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.

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VARSITY STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 59, DUKES 40

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Louisville 18-9-14-18–59

Marlington 12-6-13-9–40

LEOPARDS: Hoffman 3 5-6 12, Gronow 3 2-4 11, Noble 2 4-4 8, Pukys 2 2-3 7, Chambers 3 0-0 6, Jones 2 0-0 6, Staley 2 0-0 5, Boldon 1 0-0 2, Burick 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 19 13-17 59.

3-Pointers (8): Gronow 3, Jones 2, Hoffman, Pukys, Staley

Team FT: 13-17 76%

DUKES: Pucci 5 4-14 15, Bennett 5 0-1 10, Evanich 3 3-6 9, Nieman 1 4-4 6. TOTAL 14 11-15 40.

3-Pointers (1): Pucci

Team FT: 11-15 73%

 

Fouls: 15-13 Marlington

Turnovers: 9-7 Marlington

Records: Louisville 9-4, Marlington 7-7

JV: Louisville 46, Marlington 29

JV STATISTICS

LEOPARDS 46, DUKES 29

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Louisville 11-14-14-7–46

Marlington 10-7-4-8–29

LEOPARDS: Aljancic 5 0-0 13, Boldon 4 0-2 9, Cherry 3 3-4 9, King 3 0-0 6, Seaman 2 0-0 4, Lingenhoel 1 1-1 3, Haren 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 19 4-7 46.

3-Pointers (4): Aljancic 3, Boldon

Team FT: 4-7 57%

DUKES: Dezenzo 5 0-0 10, Denham 2 4-4 8, Yoder 2 0-2 4, Graham 1 0-0 2, Hippely 1 0-0 2, Holbrook 0 2-2 2, Skelding 0 1-2 1, Dine 0 0-4 0. TOTAL 11 7-14 29.

3-Pointers (0): None

Team FT: 7-14 50%

 

Fouls: 10-10

Turnovers: 15-13 Marlington

Records: Louisville 11-2

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