By John Keisling
Carriage Towne News
---- — HAMPSTEAD — In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (11-5) topped Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (7-9), 57-34, while in the second game Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (8-8) knocked off Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (5-11), 56-46. In the final game Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (13-3) slipped by Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (4-12), 67-59.
Gelinas Siding 57
Village Vinyl 34
Gelinas took a slim 10-8 first quarter lead and extended their lead to 23-15 at the half. Gelinas continued to take advantage of the short-handed Village as they led, 40-27, going into the final period and cruised to the 57-34 win. Russ Evans slammed 14 points to lead Gelinas and got help from John Surprenant with 13 points, John Keisling 11 points, Steve Tripodi 8 points, Pat Curry 5 points, Fred Malcolm 4 points and Ken Gelinas with 2 points. Village was led by Jim Whitehouse’s 12 points, Matt Tulley 10 points, Gary Cebula 5 points, Kevin Crump 4 points and Mike Desmond with 3 points. Gelinas led in field goals, 24-10, while Village led in three-pointers, 3-1. Gelinas hit 6 of 9 free throws for 67% while Village went 5 for 9 and 56%.
East Coast Lumber 56
L&M Construction 46
L&M jumped out to a 12-6 first quarter lead and stretched the lead to 30-21 at the half. East Coast got back into the game in the third frame and only trailed by two points, 40-38, and then proceeded to dominate the final period for the 56-46 win. Jason Kimball and Joe Dzengeleski each scored 15 points to lead East Coast followed by Dano Anderson with 13 points, Dan Munsell 11 points and Dave Rowell with 2 points. L&M was led by Kent Anson and Craig Anderson with 13 points each, Sean Morrissey 11 points, Don Bell and Bob Edwards 4 points each, and Craig Wlodyka with 2 points. East Coast led in field goals, 19-14, while L&M had a 3-1 advantage in three-pointers. L&M hit 10 of 12 free throws for 83% while East Coast made 15 of 23 for 65%
Boutin Glass 67
Dunkin’ Donuts 59
Boutin ran out to a 19-8 first quarter lead and matched baskets with Dunkin’ to maintain their advantage, 36-25, at the half. Boutin was able to pad their lead, 51-37, going into the final frame where they were able to hold off a late rally by Dunkin’ for the 67-59 win. Scott True led Boutin with 16 points followed by Kevin Meagher with 14 points, Craig McGuire 10 points, Kevin Young 9 points, Fran Roux 8 points, Tim McDonald 6 points and John Boutin and Ross Huntington with 2 points each. Dunkin’ was led by Ben Ruggles with 17 points, Bill Whearty and Bobby Clarke 15 points each, and Jeff Steenson and Dick Danner with 6 points each. Boutin led in field goals, 22-18, and three-pointers, 5-4. Dunkin’ hit 11 of 18 free throws for 61% while Boutin hit 8 of 14 for 57%.