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 (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%.
L&M Construction 66
East Coast Lumber 64
East Coast jumped out to an early 13-6 lead but L&M came back to take the lead, 30-29, at the half. The game continued to be closely played as East Coast grabbed the lead back, 52-48, going into the final frame but let L&M sneak back in and steal the game, 66-64. Calvin Coleman led the L&M scoring attack with 18 points with a lot of help from Sean Morrissey with 16 points, Craig Anderson 14 points, Don Bell 10 points and Kent Anson with 7 points. East Coast was led by Jason Kimball’s 28 points, Harry Williams 12 points, Dano Anderson and Dave Wojichowski 9 points each, and Joe Dzengeleski with 6 points. East Coast led in field goals, 21-20, and both teams had 5 three pointers. L&M hit 8 of 11 free throws for 73% while East Coast hit 5 of 7 for 71%.