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North Canton Hoover Vikings at Louisville Leopards Boys Basketball 2018 Video Highlights 2019

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Louisville 45, North Canton Hoover 39

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdThe Louisville Leopards Boys Varsity Basketball Team beat the visiting North Canton Hoover Vikings 45-39 Saturday Night at Louisville High School. With the victory, Louisville improves to 6-3 on the season.

Spencer Hall scored a game-high 18 points and pulled down a team-high 8 rebounds to lead the Leopards. Hall also threw down Louisville’s first successful dunk of the season in what proved to be the game-winning points that gave LHS a 40-34 lead with 2:06 remaining. Colton Jones also scored 7 and both Cam King and Jared Mathie added 6.

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The game remained tight throughout the first half with the Leopards taking a slim 12-11 lead at then end of one and a 21-19 lead into the break. Louisville widened the gap by winning the third quarter 12-8 to take a 33-27 advantage and played even with Hoover in the fourth to clinch the win.

North Canton (5-2) was led by Sencire Harris who scored a team leading 13 points. Connor Ashby and Zach Yun also scored 7 each for the Vikings. Isaac Baker was the game’s leading rebounder with 10 in helping Hoover hold a 29-27 edge on the glass.

This is the Leopards fourth straight victory over the Vikings since they resumed playing in the regular season during the 2015-16 season. Louisville has won all 3 meetings this decade played at LHS including their 69-60 win back in 2011. Saturday’s final score was nearly identical to the result of last year’s contest at North Canton which the Leopards won 44-39. Hoover still leads the all-time series 66-59 with records dating back to 1926.

JV: Louisville 44, North Canton Hoover 43

Freshman: Louisville 43, North Canton Hoover 42

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UP NEXT: The Leopards will next host the Marlington Dukes on Wednesday, January 2. JV will begin at 6:00 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:30 PM.


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Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Hoover 11-8-8-12–39

Louisville 12-9-12-12–45

VIKINGS: Harris 6 1-2 13, Ashby 3 0-0 7, Yun 3 0-1 7, McCartney 2 0-0 6, Rose 2 2-3 6. TOTAL 16 3-6 39.

3-Pointers (4): McCartney 2, Ashby, Yun

Team FT: 3-6 50%

LEOPARDS: Hall 7 4-7 18, Jones 3 0-0 7, King 2 0-0 6, Mathie 2 1-3 6, Gronow 1 1-2 4, Wright 1 1-2 4. TOTAL 16 7-14 45.

3-Pointers (6): King 2, Gronow, Jones, Mathie, Wright

Team FT: 7-14 50%


Fouls: Hoover 14-6

Rebounds: Hoover 29-27

Records: Louisville 6-3, North Canton Hoover 5-2

JV: Louisville 44, North Canton Hoover 43



Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Hoover 8-13-12-10–43

Louisville 13-6-13-12–44

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Records: Louisville 6-2

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