Dunkin’ Donuts 50
East Coast Lumber 35
Dunkin’ took a quick 17-6 first quarter lead as East Coast was only able to field four players for the game. East Coast tried to make a game of this contest as they trailed by single digits at the half, 30-21, but they never got any closer and Dunkin’ ran away in the second half for the 50-35 win. Bill Whearty led Dunkin’ with 24 points followed by Dick Danner with 10 points, Ben Ruggles 8 points, Jeff Steenson 4 points, and Ken Fure and Bobby Clarke with 2 points each. East Coast was led by Dan Munsel’s 16 points, Dano Anderson 10 points, John Fortin 7 points and Dave Rowell with 2 points. Dunkin’ led in field goals, 20-16, and there were no three-pointers from either team. Dunkin’ hit 10 of 16 free throws for 63% while East Coast hit 3 of 7 for 43%.
The league playoffs are up next for the Hampstead Masters Basketball League. Boutin Glass and Gelinas Siding finished at the top of the heap and will enjoy first round byes.
In a best of three game series, the #3 seed Village Vinyl will be facing the #6 seed Dunkin’ Donuts while the #4 and #5 seeds L&M Construction and East Coast Lumber will be squaring off. The winners will move onto the semi-final round.