By John Keisling
Carriage Towne News
---- — HAMPSTEAD — In Week 19 of the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Ken Wolenksi’s Village Vinyl (9-10) topped Captain Pat Curry’s United Business Machines (5-14), 59-45, while in the second game Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (12-7) defeated Captain Stan Lewis’ East Coast Lumber (10-9), 54-46. In the night’s final game, Captain Bob Dudal’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (12-7) came from behind to defeat Dave Rowell’s Gelinas Siding (9-10), 49-48.
Village Vinyl 59
UBM grabbed an early 13-11 first quarter lead, but Village came back to tie the score, 25-25, at the half. UBM went cold in the third frame as Village took a 40-32 lead going into the final period and coasted to the 59-45 win. Sean Morrissey led the Village Vinyl balanced scoring attack with 18 points followed by Jim Whitehouse with 16 points, Mike Desmond 14 points, Tim McDonald 9 points and Scott Suszek with 2 points. UBM was led by Brian Condon with 13 points, John Keisling 11 points, Harry William 10 points, Don Bell and Kevin Crump 4 points each, and Dick Danner with 3 points. Both teams had 19 field goals while Village led in three-pointers, 4-1. UBM hit 4 of 6 free throws for 67% while Village hit 9 of 15 for 60%.
L&M Construction 54
East Coast 46
L&M took a quick 13-10 over the short-handed East Coast and held a slim 25-24 advantage at the half. East Coast continued to hang in the game and was able to take a 38-37 lead going into the final period where the finally ran out of gas allowing L&M to come away with the 54-46 win. Scott Doyle led L&M with 17 points with help from Matt Tulley with 14 points, Jeff Steenson 7 points, Bob Edwards 6 points, Kevin Young and Terry Crump 4 points each, and Paul Ramos with 2 points. East Coast was led by Scott True with 16 points, Craig McGuire 12 points, Gary Cebula 8 points, Kevin Meagher 6 points, and Russ Evans with 4 points. East Coast led in field goals, 15-14, while L&M had a 4-3 advantage in three-pointers. East Coast hit 7 of 11 free throws for 63% while L&M hit 10 of 16 for 62%.
Dunkin’ Donuts EH 49
Gelinas Siding 48
In a hard fought first quarter, Gelinas took a slim 12-11 advantage, and were able to add to their lead, 26-21, at the half. The teams exchanged baskets in the third frame, with Gelinas still leading, 34-29, going into the fourth quarter where Dunkin’ battled back and hit some key free throws to escape with the 49-48 win. Fred Malcolm led Dunkin’ with 21 points followed by Dano Anderson with 19 points, John Sheehan 5 points and Ken Fure with 4 points. Gelinas was led by Jason Kimball with 16 points, John Suprenant 13 points, Craig Anderson 5 points, Ken Gelinas, Dave Wojichowski and Mark Raumikaitis all with 4 points each, and Dave Goyette with 2 points. Dunkin’ led in field goals, 15-10, while Gelinas had an 8-1 advantage in three-pointers. The difference in this game was free throw shooting as Dunkin’ hit 16 of 21 free throws for 76% while Gelinas hit 4 of 7 for 57%.