Louisville Falls to Hoover in 1st Regular Season Meeting Since 2001 – Girls Basketball

Erin Hahn Louisville Leopards Girls Basketball Vs. Lake Blue Streaks 2018

North Canton Hoover 59, Louisville 50

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdThe Louisville Leopards Girls Varsity Basketball Team fell to the visiting North Canton Hoover Vikings 59-50 Saturday Afternoon at Louisville High School. With the loss, Louisville drops to 4-5 on the year.

Erin Hahn made all of the Lady Leopards 3 three-pointers and scored a team-high 17 points. She also recorded a game-high 3 blocks and 2 steals on defense. Kayla Gibson poured in 16 points to go along with a team leading 6 rebounds. Paige Cole also scored 12 points to go along with 5 rebounds and a game leading 3 steals.

The two teams combined for 40 points in the first quarter that saw Hoover take a 22-18 advantage. The scoring quieted down in the second as North Canton extended their advantage to 32-26 by halftime. The Vikings outscored the Leopards 17-13 in the third to take a double digit lead into the fourth quarter that slightly favored Louisville 11-10.

Peyton Davis scored a game-high 24 points and Annie Roshak racked in 21 points to lead Hoover. Roshak also finished with 4 rebounds and 2 blocks. Kelsey Kinsley rounded out the top scorers for the Lady Vikings with 6 points and had 4 boards.

North Canton held a 27-25 edge in rebounds for the game including a 21-12 advantage on the defensive boards. Kate Haubert pulled in a game-high 9 rebounds to lead the Vikings efforts. 

Hoover’s key to victory came from their efficient shooting from the floor. Despite putting up 13 less shots that Louisville, the Vikings held a 52% (21 of 40) to 33% (18 of 53) advantage in field goal percentage. This included making 5 of 9 (55%) attempts from beyond the arch.

With the loss, the all-time series between Louisville and North Canton Hoover is now tied 21-21 which includes an even 11-11 record in games played at LHS. The Lady Vikings have won the last 10 meetings overall dating back to 1994 and last 4 at Louisville. 


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UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to face the Howland Tigers on Wednesday, December 19. JV will begin at 5:30 PM and Varsity will follow around 7:00 PM.

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Varsity Statistics

VIKINGS 59, LEOPARDS 50

Team 1-2-3-4–TOTAL

Hoover 22-10-17-10–59

Louisville 18-8-13-11–50

Records: Louisville 4-5

JV: Louisville 54, North Canton Hoover 48, OT

JV Statistics

LEOPARDS 54, VIKINGS 48, OT

Team 1-2-3-4-OT–TOTAL

Hoover 11-14-10-10-3–48

Louisville 11-8-8-18-9–54

VIKINGS: Roshak 12 7-8 31, Ross 2 1-4 6, Snyder 2 0-0 5, Mayle 1 0-0 2, Merda 1 0-0 2, Pringle 0 2-2 2. TOTAL 18 10-14 48.

3-Pointers (2): Ross, Snyder

Team FT: 10-14 71%

LEOPARDS: Loy 3 8-12 14, Joseph 4 2-2 10, Ralston 5 0-0 10, Adelman 3 3-7 9, Dyer 2 2-2 6, Leghart 1 3-4 5, Thorne 0 0-2 0. TOTAL 15 18-29 54.

3-Pointers: None

Team FT: 18-29 62%

 

Fouls: 21-14 Hoover

Records: Louisville 8-1

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