By John Keisling
Carriage Towne News
---- — HAMPSTEAD – In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (6-8) topped Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (5-9), 67-56, while in the second game Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (12-2) slipped by Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (6-8), 63-55. In the final game, Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (9-5) defeated Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (4-10), 56-39.
East Coast Lumber 67
Dunkin’ Donuts 56
Dunkin’ took and early 11-7 lead, but East Coast took control in the second quarter for a 29-21 halftime advantage. The teams exchanged hoops in the third period as East Coast still led, 48-40, and outshot Dunkin’ in the last period for the 67-56 win. Dano Anderson and Dan Munsell led East Coast with 15 points each along with Jason Kimball 11 points, Joe Dzengeleski 8 points, Dave Rowell and Bill Demers 6 points each, Harry Williams 4 points and John Fortin with 2 points. Dunkin’ was led by Bill Whearty and Ben Ruggles with 14 points each, Wayne Hamilton 8 points, Terry Crump and Dave Youngblood 6 points each, and Brian Condon with 3 points. East Coast led in field goals, 19-18, while both teams had four three-pointers. Dunkin’ hit 8 of 10 free throws for 80% and East Coast hit 17 of 24 for 71%
Boutin Glass 63
Village Vinyl 55
Boutin took a slim 14-13 lead, but Village came back for a 29-25 lead at the half. The undermanned Village squad was able to hold on and still led, 48-46, going into the final frame where Boutin was finally able to wear them down for the 63-55 win. Scott True led Boutin with 26 points followed by Craig McGuire with 13 points, Kevin Young 9 points, Kevin Meagher 8 points, Ross Huntington 4 points and Paul Ramos with 3 points. Village was led by Jim Whitehouse’s 15 points, Keith Therrien 13 points, Dave Goyette 12 points, Kevin Crump 8 points and Gary Cebula with 7 points. Boutin led in field goals, 23-20, while Village had a 3-2 advantage in three-pointers. Boutin hit 11 of 18 free throws for 61% and Village hit 6 of 10 for 60%.
Gelinas Siding 56
L&M Construction 39
Both teams struggled in the first quarter as Gelinas took a 10-6 lead and stretched their advantage to 24-10 at the half. L&M could not get on track as Gelinas grabbed a 40-20 lead going into the final period and cruised to the 56-39 win. John Keisling led Gelinas with 14 points along with Fred Malcolm 12 points, Steve Tripodi 10 points, John Surprenant 8 points and Russ Evans and Ken Gelinas with 6 points each, while Pat Curry dished out 12 assists. L&M was led by Sean Morrissey with 19 points, Kent Anson 12 points, and Craig Anderson with 7 points. Gelinas led in field goals, 28-13, while L&M had two three-pointers and Gelinas coming up empty at the three point line. L&M hit 7 of 12 free throws for 58% and Gelinas missed all three free throws they had.