By John Keisling
Carriage Towne News
---- — HAMPSTEAD — In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass held off Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding, 57-56, while in the second game Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber ran away from Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl, 76-59. In the final game Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction came from behind to defeat Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead, 49-44.
Boutin Glass 57
Gelinas Siding 56
Boutin took a quick 17-13 lead after the first period and took advantage of some cold shooting by Gelinas for a 26-17 halftime lead. Boutin extended their lead to 44-32 going into the final period and fought off a frenetic comeback by Gelinas for the slim 57-56 win. Craig McGuire led Boutin with 16 points with a lot of help from Kevin Young with 15 points, Scott True 14 points, Kevin Meagher 5 points, Ross Huntington 3 points and Paul Ramos and John Boutin with 2 points each. Gelinas was led by John Suprenant’s 22 points, John Keisling 11 points, Fred Malcolm 10 points, Russ Evans 8 points and Ken Gelinas with 4 points. Boutin led in field goals, 19-18, while Gelinas led in three-pointers, 4-3. Boutin hit 10 of 15 free throws for 67% while Gelinas hit 7 of 11 free throws for 64%.
East Coast Lumber 76
Village Vinyl 59
East Coast came out gunning as they jumped to a 21-12 first quarter lead and kept up their shooting for a 39-28 advantage at the half. Village started to pick up the pace in the third frame, but East Coast was up for the challenge as they extended their lead to 62-47 and cruised to the 76-59 win. All scorers for East Coast were in double digits led by Jason Kimball with 21 points, Dan Munsell 19 points, Dano Anderson 13 points, Harry Williams 12 points, and Joe Dzengeleski with 11 points. Village was led by Mike Desmond with 16 points, Jim Whitehouse, Kevin Crump and Gary Cebula all with 10 points each, Stan Lewis 7 points, Dave Goyette 4 points and Mike Croke with 2 points. East Coast led in field goals, 28-19, while Village led in three-pointers, 6-3. East Coast hit 11 of 23 free throws for 48% while Village hit 3 of 7 for 43%.
L&M Construction 49
Dunkin’ Donuts 44
L&M took an 8-7 lead in a slow moving first quarter but Dunkin’ started hitting some shots in the second period to take a 26-20 lead at the half. Dunkin’ was able to extend their lead, 39-32, going into the final frame but L&M was finally able to wear down the undermanned Dunkin’ to come from behind for the 49-44 win. Craig Anderson had 24 points, including 6 three-pointers, to lead L&M followed by Calvin Coleman with 16 points, Ken Anson 4 points, Sean Morrissey 3 points and Don Bell with 2 points. Dunkin’ was led by Bill Whearty with 24 points, Jeff Steenson 8 points, Ben Ruggles 5 points, Bobby Clarke 4 points, and Wayne Hamilton with 3 points. Dunkin’ led in field goals, 15-12, while L&M had a 6-1 advantage in three-pointers. Dunkin’ hit 11 of 15 free throws for 73% while L&M hit 7 of 11 for 64%.