, Kingston, NH


October 17, 2013

Men's Masters Basketball

HAMPSTEAD – In Week 4 of the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass topped Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl, 63-53, while in the second game Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction stumbled to a 38-28 win over Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding. In the final game, Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead defeated Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber, 60-46.

Boutin Glass 63

Village Vinyl 55

Both teams came out shooting as Village grabbed an 18-16 first quarter lead and took a slim 30-29 advantage at the half. Boutin started to take advantage of the undermanned Village team as they took a 43-41 lead going into the final frame and controlled the rest of the game for the 62-53 win. Craig McGuire led Boutin with 26 points with help from Tim MacDonald with 15 points, Kevin Young 12 points, Scott True and Kevin Meagher 4 points each and John Boutin with 2 points. Village was led by Mike Desmond’s 25 points along with Keith Therrien 13 points, Jim Whitehouse 7 points, Stan Lewis 6 points and Gary Cebula with 2 points. Boutin led in field goals, 27-19, while Village led in three-pointers, 1-0. Village hit 14 of 21 free throws for 67% while Boutin hit 9 of 14 for 64%.

L&M Construction 38

Gelinas Siding 28

In a defense-minded game, Gelinas took a 7-4 lead and had a 16-11 advantage at the half. L&M start to get some flow going in their offense as they took a 22-20 lead into the final quarter and cruised over the ice-cold Gelinas Siding, 38-28. Kent Anson led L&M with 12 points followed by Calvin Coleman with 11 points, Craig Anderson 8 points, Sean Morrissey 3 points, and Bob Edwards and Tony Serino with 2 points each. Gelinas was led by Fred Malcolm’s 11 points, John Suprenant with 7 points, John Keisling 4 points, and Ken Gelinas and Marty Auger with 2 points each. Gelinas led in field goals, 9-8, while L&M led in three-pointers, 6-1. Gelinas hit 7 of 9 free throws for 78% while L&M hit 4 of 9 for 44%.

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  • Precious Trophy

    The Boston Red Sox World Series Tour came to the Sanborn Regional Middle School, in Newton Junction. The program was sponsored by the Newton Recreation Commission in their efforts to renovate Greenie Park. Proud to be photographed with the series trophy is Ransom Larson, 11, son of Leanne and Jason Larson. If you’d like to help with the Greenie Park project, call Annie Collyer at 603-502-2019.

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  • Athletic Scholarship Recipients

    The Hampstead Athletic Club congratulates the following recipients of the Ray Flaherty Athletic Scholarship, Natalie Fabrizio and Connor Kwiecien. Each year the scholarship is awarded to a former middle school athlete who participates in athletics during their senior year at Pinkerton Academy, and who demonstrate leadership qualities, sportsmanship and citizenship. This year due to Ray Flaherty’s generosity the club was able to award two scholarships.

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  • Karate Registration Posted 1 day ago
  • Softball Tryouts Posted 1 day ago
  • Free Karate Intro Posted 1 day ago
  • Soccer Program Posted 1 day ago
  • Golf Classic Posted 1 day ago
  • Sports Physical Clinics Posted 1 day ago
  • Football/Cheer Registration Posted 1 day ago
  • 5K Road Race Posted 1 day ago

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