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February 27, 2014

Men's Masters Basketball

HAMPSTEAD – The opening playoff round of the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League took place over the last few weeks with Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead needing three games to slip by Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl, and Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction sweeping Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber in two games. The second round of the playoffs will have Dunkin’ Donuts taking on the first place Boutin Glass while L&M will face the number two seed Gelinas Siding.

Game 1

Village Vinyl 65

Dunkin’ Donuts 48

Village jumped out to a 23-9 first quarter advantage and maintained their control, 38-22, at the half. The second half was a carbon copy of the first as the undermanned Dunkin’ could not get back in the game and Village cruised to the 65-48 win. Matt Tulley led Village with 17 points with a lot help from Keith Therrien with 14 points, Mike Desmond 13 points, Jim Whitehouse 12 points, Gary Cebula 7 points and Dave Goyette with 2 points. Dunkin’ was led by Jeff Steenson with 19 points, Terry Crump 10 points, Dick Danner 7 points, Ben Ruggles 6 points, Brian Condon 4 points and Ken Fure with 2 points. Village led in field goals, 24-12, while Dunkin’ had a 7-3 advantage in three-pointers. Dunkin’ hit 3 of 4 free throws for 75% while Village hit 8 of 14 for 57%.

Game 2

Dunkin’ Donuts 55

Village Vinyl 52

Dunkin’ came out seeking revenge for the Game 1 loss but Village was able to take a first quarter 16-12 lead. Dunkin’ tied the score, 25-25, at the half, but Village came back for a slim 40-38 lead going into the final frame. The momentum swung back one more time in Dunkin’s favor as they hit some key shots in the final frame for the 55-52 win. Bill Whearty and Bobby Clarke each had 12 points to lead Dunkin’ followed by Jeff Steenson with 9 points, Ben Ruggles 8 points, Brian Condon 6 points, Dick Danner 4 points and Ken Fure with 2 points. Village was led by Mike Desmond with 21 points followed by Keith Therrien 10 points, Gary Cebula 9 points, Dave Goyette 6 points and Matt Tulley with 5 points. Dunkin’ led in field goals, 20-17, and both teams had 3 three-pointers. Dunkin’ hit 4 of 6 free throws for 67% while Village hit 8 of 14 for 57%.

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