Dunkin’ Donuts 60
Village Vinyl 59
In the tie-breaker/winner moves on game, Dunkin’ took an early 17-12 first quarter lead. Both teams moved the ball well in the second period, and Dunkin’ clung to a 30-27 lead. Village continued to pull closer and only trailed by a point going into the final frame, 42-41. The lead went back and forth in the final period where a clutch three-pointer and two free throws by Franchise Condon gave Dunkin’ the exciting 60-59 win and a trip to the semi-finals. Bill Whearty led Dunkin’ with 18 points with help from Jeff Steenson with 15 points, Brian Condon 10 points, Ben Ruggles 9 points, Bobby Clarke 4 points and Dick Danner and Terry Crump with 2 points each. Village was led by Jim Whitehouse’s 20 points, Mike Desmond 13 points, Gary Cebula 9 points, Keith Therrian 8 points, Dave Goyette 5 points and Kevin Crump with 4 points. Village led in field goals, 19-18, while Dunkin’ had a 5-4 advantage in three-pointers. Free throws were the key in this game as Dunkin’ hit 10 of 14 for 71% while Village hit 9 of 17 for 53%.
East Coast 57
L&M came out shooting as they grabbed an early 19-9 lead, but East Coast came storming back for a 35-34 lead at the half. Just as they got hot quickly, East Coast went cold as L&M came back in the third frame for a 52-43 lead and made their free throws in the final period for the 73-57 win. Craig Anderson scorched the nets for 23 points to lead L&M along with Sean Morrissey 21 points, Kent Anson 18 points, Don Bell 7 points and Bob Edwards 4 points. East Coast was led by Dano Anderson with 18 points along with Jason Kimball 12 points, Dan Munsell 11 points, Bill Demers 8 points, Joe Dzengeleski 6 points and Harry Williams with 2 points. L&M lead in field goals, 21-15, while both teams hit 5 three-pointers. L&M hit 16 of 23 free throws for 70% while East Coast went 12 of 18 for 67%.