, Kingston, NH


November 21, 2013

Men's Masters Basketball

HAMPSTEAD – In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (10-1) slipped by Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (4-7), 64-61, while in the second game Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (6-5) topped Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (5-6), 53-43. In the final game Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (4-7) knocked off Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (4-7), 66-64.

Boutin Glass 64

Dunkin’ Donuts 60

Boutin screamed out to a 27-15 first quarter lead and maintained their advantage at the half, 38-26. The teams exchanged hoops in the third quarter as Boutin still led, 56-44, going into the final frame where they were able to survive some cold shooting and a final push by Dunkin’ to come away with the 64-60 win. Tim McDonald led Boutin with 16 points along with Craig McGuire with 11 points, Francis Roux 10 points, Scott True 9 points, Kevin Young 6 points and Paul Ramos, Kevin Meagher and John Boutin all with 4 points each. Dunkin’ was led by Bill Whearty’s 27 points, along with Bobby Clarke 12 points, Wayne Hamilton 7 points, Ben Ruggles 6 points, Jeff Steenson 4 points, Dave Youngblood 3 points and Dick Danner with 2 points. Both teams had 22 field goals and 2 three-pointers. Trips to the foul line won this game as Boutin hit 14 of 21 for 67% and Dunkin’ hit 11 of 14 for 79%.

Gelinas Siding 53

Village Vinyl 43

Gelinas took a 13-10 first quarter lead and had a slim 26-25 advantage at the half. Gelinas tried to shake Village but only managed a 41-38 lead going into the final frame that saw Village go ice cold at the wrong time and Gelinas coming away with the 53-43 win. Fred Malcolm led Gelinas with 26 points followed by John Surprenant with 10 points, Ken Gelinas 6 points, Russ Evans 4 points, John Keisling 3 points, and Steve Tripodi and Scott Suszek with 2 points each. Village was led by Jim Whitehouse’s 18 points, Keith Therrien 8 points, Gary Cebula and Matt Tulley 6 points each, and Mike Desmond, Dave Goyette, and Mike Croke all with 2 points each. Gelinas led in field goals, 20-14, while Village led in three-pointers, 2-1. Village hit 10 of 12 free throws for 83% while Gelinas hit 10 of 14 for 71%.

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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 22 hours ago
  • Softball Tryouts Posted 22 hours ago
  • Free Karate Intro Posted 22 hours ago
  • Soccer Program Posted 22 hours ago
  • Golf Classic Posted 22 hours ago
  • Sports Physical Clinics Posted 22 hours ago
  • Football/Cheer Registration Posted 22 hours ago
  • 5K Road Race Posted 22 hours ago

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