Cole Breaks 3-Point Record, Scores 30 at Sandy Valley – Girls Basketball

Paige Cole Louisville Leopards Girls Basketball Vs. Massillon Tigers 2019

Louisville 68, Sandy Valley 52

The Louisville Leopards Girls Varsity Basketball Team defeated the host Sandy Valley Cardinals 68-52 Monday Night at Sandy Valley High School. Louisville has now won 5 of their last 6 to improve to 8-4 on the season.

Paige Cole set a new team record with 7 three-pointers and finished with a game-high 30 points to lead the Leopards. The previous mark was held by Desi Givens who recorded 6 three-point makes during a 22-point performance in a 61-59 home victory over the Jackson Polar Bears on February 18, 2009. Cole hit 5 triples in the third quarter (also a record) alone en route to scoring 18 points during the period. She also recorded a game-high 9 rebounds for LHS.

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My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdLouisville would hit home 11 three-pointers as a team. Sherilynn Mullett made 3 of those shots from the beyond the arch and poured in 24 points. Kayla Gibson also tallied the other three-point attempt and added 8 points.

The Lady Leopards led 18-14 at the end of the first quarter and doubled their advantage to 32-24 by halftime. With the help of Cole’s 5 three-pointers in the quarter, Louisville erupted for 24 points in the third to take a commanding 56-37 into the fourth. The Cardinals would edge the Leopards 15-12 in the final stanza before LHS ran the clock out on a convincing victory.

Lingenhoel Group - Arden and Lisa Lingenhoel - Cutler Real Estate AdThe Cardinals (9-3) were led by K. Altimore who scored 11 of her team-high 17 points in the first half. A. Parker also dropped in 12 and T. Sickafoose added 8.

This was the first ever meeting between the two programs at the varsity level.

JV: Louisville 17, Sandy Valley 11, 1 Half

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to face the Green Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 8. JV will begin at 6:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.

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Varsity Statistics


Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Louisville 18-14-24-12–68

Sandy Valley 14-10-13-15–52

LEOPARDS: Mullett 9-3-24, Cole 11-1-30, Gibson 3-1-8, Loy 1-0-2, Adelman 1-0-2, Bast 1-0-2. TOTAL 26-5-68.

3-Pointers (11): Cole 7, Mullett 3, Gibson

Team FT: 5-7 71%

CARDINALS: Neary 1-0-3, Moriconi 2-0-4, Parker 3-0-6, Pahanish 1-0-2, Altimore 7-0-17, Sickafoose 3-0-8, A. Parker 5-2-12. TOTAL 22-2-52.

3-Pointers (6): Altimore 3, Sickafoose 2, Neary

Team FT: 2-3 67%


Fouls: 10-9 Louisville

Rebounds: Louisville 24 (Cole 9), Sandy Valley 16 (Altimore 7)

Records: Louisville 8-4, Sandy Valley 9-3

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