Saint Joseph Academy fell in its home opener on Monday night, 57-41 to Akron Hoban. The game marked the first North Coast League game for SJA basketball. Molly Neitzel led the way for SJA with 11 points while Gabbie Schafer had eight. SJA and Hoban will meet again in conference play on February 1 in Akron.
Up next for the Jaguars is a trip to St. Vincent-St.Mary on Wednesday.