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Lady Leopards Fall in Overtime at Northwest – Girls Basketball

Louisville Leopards Girls Basketball Team 2018-2019

Louisville 54, Northwest 51, OT

The Louisville Leopards Girls Varsity Basketball Team fell in overtime against the host Northwest Indians 54-51 Wednesday Night. With the loss, Louisville drops to 7-11 on the season.

Paige Cole scored a game-high 21 points and Sherilynn Mullett also scored 20 to lead the Lady Leopards. Cole scored 9 points in the fourth quarter to help Louisville rally back from 34-26 third quarter deficit to tie the game at 43-all heading into overtime. Mullett scored all of Louisville’s 8 points in the extra period which included making 4 of 4 free throw attempts. Kayla Gibson also dished out an LHS leading 6 assists.

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My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdNorthwest held a slim 7-6 lead at the end of the first before cashing in 20 points in the second quarter to take a 27-14 halftime advantage. The Leopards rallied back by outscoring the Indians 12-7 in the third and 17-9 in the fourth to force their second overtime game this month.

The Indians were led by C. Spradling who scored 7 of her team-high 20 points in the overtime period. S. Foutty also hit 2 three-pointers, pulled down 7 rebounds, and scored 13. All other NHS scoring came from the trio of Cudrick, Marecek, and Wyman who scored 7 points a piece.

Northwest held a 34-25 advantage on the boards which included a 23-14 edge on the defensive glass. Marecek reeled in a game-high 12 rebounds to lead the Indians. Erin Hahn and Mullett both had a team leading 6 boards for Louisville.

The Leopards defense aided their comeback by producing 23 steals. Mullett finished with a game-high 7 thefts. Maggie Galentine produced 5 steals, Cole 4, and Hahn 3. Hahn also recorded a pair of blocks on the defensive end for Louisville.

This was the first meeting between the two schools since 2011 when both team’s were still in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. The loss snaps the Leopards 4 game winning streak over the Indians in the series. Louisville still leads the all-time series 27-19 which includes a 13-10 record in games played at Northwest. Our records indicate that this is only the second overtime game between the foes. The other came on February 3,1993 a contest that the Lady Leopards won 54-45.


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UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to face the Marlington Dukes on Wednesday, January 23. JV will start at 6:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.

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Varsity Statistics

INDIANS 54, LEOPARDS 51, OT

Team 1-2-3-4-OT–TOTAL

Louisville 6-8-12-17-8–51

Northwest 7-20-7-9-11–54

LEOPARDS: Cole 8 5-8 21, Mullett 5 10-12 20, Gibson 1 2-2 4, Hahn 1 2-3 4, Bast 1 0-0 2. TOTAL 16 9-25 51.

3-Pointers: None

Team FT: 9-25 36%

INDIANS: Spradling 7 5-7 20, Foutty 5 1-3 13, Cudnik 2 3-4 7, Maracek 3 1-6 7, Wymen 3 0-0 7. TOTAL 20 10-20 54.

3-Pointers (4): Foutty 2, Spradling, Wymen

Team FT: 10-20 50%

 

Fouls: 15-15

Records: Louisville 7-10

JV: Louisville 42, Northwest 30

JV Statistics

LEOPARDS 42, INDIANS 30

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Louisville 14-9-12-7–42

Northwest 5-4-14-9–30

LEOPARDS: Adelman 4 2-4 10, Thorne 4 2-4 10, Loy 2 2-3 6, Ralston 2 0-1 5, Joseph 2 0-0 4, Siegfried 2 0-0 3, Dyer 1 0-0 2, Leghart 1 0-0 2, Davis 0 0-2 0. TOTAL 17 6-14 42.

3-Pointers (2): Ralston, Siegfried

Team FT: 6-14 43%

INDIANS: Sanford 2 3-3 7, Harbaugh 3 0-0 6, Kimler 3 0-0 6, Stough 2 1-6 5, Edwards 0 2-4 2, Sickman 1 0-3 2, Stokes 0 2-6 2. TOTAL 11 8-24 30.

3-Pointers: None

Team FT: 8-24 33%

 

Fouls: 17-16 Louisville

Records: Louisville 13-3

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