Leopards JV Opens With Win Against Big Red 21-8 – JV Football
Louisville 21, Steubenville 8
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The Louisville Leopards JV Football Team opened up the season with a 21-8 victory over the visiting Steubenville Big Red Saturday Morning at Louisville Leopards Stadium.
Rice Runs for TD and Throws For Another
Sophomore quarterback Cooper Rice ran for a touchdown and threw another to lead the Leopards JV to an opening morning victory. Rice opened up the scoring with a 65 yard touchdown run on Louisville’s first drive of the game. Later, Rice threw a deep pass down field for a 40+ yard touchdown to junior wide receiver Carter Duskey to put the Leopards ahead 21-0.
Louisville’s other score came late in the second quarter. Sophomore Jacob Paumier threw a screen pass to sophomore wide receiver Carter Deem who broke loose for a 35 yard touchdown with 55 seconds to go before halftime.
Touchdown Louisville at start of 4th quarter! 🏈
Steubenville 0 pic.twitter.com/FAWQ9Ickpu
— Terrie Horn (@LepsAD) August 20, 2022
Graybill and Elder Record 2nd Half Takeaways
Reported Leopard defensive highlights included sophomore linebacker Kason Graybill recovering a third quarter fumble and sophomore defensive back Braiden Elder hauling in a game-sealing interception late in the fourth quarter. Sophomore kicker Seth Colley was also perfect on extra point kicks going 3 for 3.
The Louisville defense held Steubenville off the scoreboard until 2:44 remaining in the fourth quarter. The Big Red scored a touchdown and added a two-point conversion.
UP NEXT: The Leopards JV will next travel to take on the Poland Seminary Bulldogs on Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 AM.
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Steubenville at Louisville JV Football Scoring Summary
LEOPARDS 21, BIG RED 8
LOUISVILLE – Cooper Rice 65 Yard Run (Seth Colley Kick) | LHS 7, SHS 0
LOUISVILLE – Carter Deem 35 Yard Pass from Jacob Paumier (Seth Colley Kick) | LHS 14, SHS 0, 0:55
LOUISVILLE – Carter Duskey 40+ Yard Pass from Cooper Rice (Seth Colley Kick) | LHS 21, SHS 0, 9:50
STEUBENVILLE – | LHS 21, SHS 8, 2:44
Records: Louisville 1-0, Steubenville 0-1