Drew Dillen and Dominic Porter-Kovacich each scored goals to lead the Leopards in their 2-0 shutout of the host Quakers in the DII Akron East 1 Sectional Semifinals. Joe Reynolds also recorded the shutout in goal as LHS improved to 6-5-5.
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JT Popick batted 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI single to lead the #9 Leopards in their 7-1 loss against the host #2 Quakers in the DII Louisville Sectional Finals. Kaedin Gotshall and Connor Morley also had hits for Louisville who finishes with a final record of 15-13.
Will Aljancic scored a game-high 20 points and Hayden Nigro also poured in 17 to lead the #9 seed Leopards to a 75-61 road upset of the #7 seed Quakers in the DII Northeast 2 Sectional Finals. Broc Pickens also scored 13 and Cory Noble added 12 for now 14-9 LHS.
Katie Bice earned tournament medalist by shooting 76 to lead Louisville to their second consecutive Tri-County Postseason Tournament Championship. Madison Gruber also finished second individually and Alexis Ralston & Erin Strouse took 5th.
Bobby Ganser placed 2nd and Colby Adams took 3rd individually as Louisville ran away with their third straight Salem Early Bird Invitational Title. The Lady Leopards also placed 8th led by Diana Pukys & Sophia Mackall.
Jack Mayle shot a team best 86 and Zach Root carded an 88 to lead Louisville to an 8th place finish out of 17 teams at the Warren JFK Invitational. Ryan Aljancic also shot 89 and Sam Karcher 97.
Katie Bice set a school record by shooting a 32 on the front nine and finished with a tournament best 76 for the day. Louisville set an 18-hole team record by shooting 311 as a team to win the Tri-County Preseason Tournament for the first time in team history.
Amelia Henderhan recorded her third straight shutout and Tapanga Smith her third straight multi-goal game as the Leopards blanked the Quakers 2-0. Gabby Smith also recorded an assist as Louisville improved to 4-0-1 on the year.
Miklos Hendricks placed 3rd to lead the Boys and Cassidy Kiko took 5th to lead the Girls as both teams took 1st place for the second straight year. Logan Ison, Bobby Ganser, Colby Adams, and Kayla Gibson all finished in the top 10 as well.
The Leopards defeated the Quakers in 3 of their 5 total sessions Thursday in their final scrimmage. Louisville outscored Salem 45-43 for the night and was led by Sherilynn Mullett who scored 14 and Erin Hahn who dropped in 12.