HAMPSTEAD —In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, game Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction upended Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead, 59-51, while in the second Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass trounced Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding, 70-51. In the final game, Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl outlasted Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber, 58-53.
L&M Construction (6-11) 59
Dunkin’ Donuts (4-13) 51
Dunkin’ took an early 14-9 lead but L&M bounced back in the second quarter and led at the half, 26-23. L&M was able to continue to hold off Dunkin’ in the third frame holding a 38-33 advantage going into final period where they made some key free throws to come away with the 59-51 win. Sean Morrissey netted 19 points to lead L&M followed by Tony Serino, Don Bell and Bob Edwards with 8 points each, Ken Anson 7 points, Craig Wlodyka 4 points, Howie Steadman 3 points and Craig Anderson with 2 points. Dunkin’ was led by Bill Whearty’s 18 points, Brian Condon 11 points, Jeff Steenson 8 points and Bobby Clarke and Dick Danner with 6 points each. Dunkin’ led in field goals, 22-20, while L&M had a 4-0 advantage in three-pointers. L&M hit 7 of 8 free throws for 78% while Dunkin’ hit 7 of 11 for 64%.
Boutin Glass (14-3) 70
Gelinas Siding (11-6) 51
Boutin jumped out to a 13-8 first quarter lead and extended their advantage to double figures at the half, 36-21. Gelinas tried to get back into the game in the third frame, but Boutin still led, 50-35, and cruised in the final period for the 70-51 win. Craig McGuire had 18 points to lead Boutin with a lot of help from Ross Huntington with 11 points, Kevin Meagher 10 points, Scott True 9 points, Fran Roux 8 points, Tim McDonald 7 points, and Kevin Young with 6 points. Gelinas Siding was led by Fred Malcolm and Steve Tripodi with 11 points each, John Keisling and Scott Suszek 8 points each, Russ Evans 7 points, Ken Gelinas 4 points and Pat Curry with 2 points. Both teams made half of their free throws as Gelinas hit 8 of 16 and Boutin hit 7 of 14.
Village Vinyl (8-9) 58
East Coast Lumber (8-9) 53
Village grabbed an early 13-7 lead and extended their advantage by a point at the half, 27-20. East Coast pushed Village in the third period, but still trailed, 40-35. East Coast started hitting from three-point land in the final period, but Village dug in and was able to hold on for the 58-53 win. Jim Whitehouse pumped in 18 points to lead Village with a lot of help from Matt Tulley with 14 points, Gary Cebula 8 points, Kevin Crump and Keith Therrien 6 points each, and Mike Croke, Dave Goyette and Mike Desmond all with 2 points each. East Coast was led by Jason Kimball with 17 points, Dano Anderson 15 points, Dan Munsell 13 points, Joe Dzengeleski 6 points and Dave Rowell with 2 points. Village hit 8 of 13 free throws for 62% and East Coast made 5 of 9 for 56%.