HAMPSTEAD — In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (7-8) knocked off Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (12-3), 56-53, while in the second game Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (10-5) needed overtime to defeat Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (4-11), 57-50. In the final game, Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (7-8) topped Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (5-10), 49-32.
East Coast Lumber 56
Boutin Glass 53
Boutin took an early 15-9 first quarter lead and enjoyed a 25-20 advantage at the half. Both teams got hot in the third quarter, but East Coast still trailed, 45-40. Boutin went cold in the final frame and East Coast took advantage for the come from behind 56-53 win. Dano Anderson and Harry Williams each had 14 points to lead East Coast along with Dan Munsell 12 points, Joe Dzengeleski 9 points, Jason Kimball 5 points and Dave Rowell with 2 points. Boutin was led by Scott True with 20 points followed by Kevin Meagher 10 points, Tim McDonald 9 points, Kevin Young 8 points, John Boutin 4 points and Ross Huntington with 2 points. Both teams had 21 field goals and Boutin had a 2-0 advantage in three pointers. East Coast hit 14 of 18 free throws for 78% while Boutin hit 5 of 8 for 63%.
Gelinas Siding 57
Dunkin’ Donuts 50
Dunkin’ zipped out to a 17-12 first quarter lead and extended their advantage to 33-19 at the half. Gelinas finally woke up and started applying some defensive pressure but still trailed 39-33 going into the final frame. Gelinas was able to complete the comeback as they knotted the score, 48-48, to send the game into overtime where they were able to contain Dunkin’ and come away with the 57-50 win. John Surprenant led Gelinas with 18 points with a lot of help from Fred Malcolm 17 points, John Keisling 10 points, Ken Gelinas 7 points, Marty Auger 3 points and Russ Evans with 2 points. Dunkin’ was led by Jeff Steenson and Ben Ruggles with 14 points each, Brian Condon 11 points, Wayne Hamilton 4 points, Dick Danner 3 points, and Ken Fure and Terry Crump with 2 points each. Dunkin led in field goals 21-16, while Gelinas had a 4-2 advantage in three-pointers. Dunkin’ hit 2 of 3 free throws for 67% while Gelinas hit 13 of 20 for 65%.