Salem topples Louisville, 60-52

From Staff Reports

LOUISVILLE – Salem completed its league schedule on a high note Friday with a 60-52 win at Louisville.

The win moves the Quakers to 15-6 overall and 9-5 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference.

The Leopards jumped out to a 14-12 lead after the opening quarter, but the Quakers rallied in the second to go into the half with a six-point advantage.

Salem’s Ryan Bush led all scorers with 22 points.

Anthony Shivers chipped in 17 points, while Max Wolfgang added 11 points.

For Louisville, Joe Crank and Blake Hoover both netted 10 points.

The Quakers will finish their regular season slate on Wednesday at United. Salem will open postseason play in the Division II sectional at Boardman on Feb. 26 against Lakeview.

Also on Friday, Canton South wrapped up its first NBC title since 2003 by downing Alliance, 48-46.

Canton?South finished league play at 12-2 and Alliance at 10-4.

NOTE: Bush continues to improve upon his school scoring record. He now has 1,233 career points.