HAMPSTEAD – In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (11-2) ran away from Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (4-9), 67-41, while in the second game Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (8-5) squeezed by Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (5-8), 46-43. In the final game, Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (6-7) outgunned Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (5-8), 81-72.
Boutin Glass 67
L&M Construction 41
Boutin came out running and could not miss as they grabbed and early 26-10 lead and continued their run for a 45-20 lead at the half. L&M could not get on track and Boutin was content to exchange baskets the rest of the way for the 67-41 win. Scott True led L&M with 16 points along with Craig McGuire 15 points, Ross Huntington and Kevin Young 9 points each, Tim McDonald 8 points, Kevin Meagher 6 points and John Boutin with 4 points. L&M was led by Bobby Edwards’ 19 points, Sean Morrissey, Craig Anderson and Don Bell all with 6 points each, and Calvin Coleman with 4 points. Boutin led in field goals, 23-15, and three-pointers, 6-2. L&M hit 5 of 5 free throws for 100% while Boutin hit 3 of 8 for 37%.
Gelinas Siding 46
East Coast Lumber 43
East Coast caught Gelinas on their heels as they took an early 17-9 first quarter lead, but Gelinas started to crawl back into the game to pull within three points at the half, 27-24. East Coast went cold in the third frame and Gelinas took advantage and grabbed the lead, 32-30, and hung on in the final period for the 46-43 win. John Keisling led Gelinas with 15 points followed by John Surprenant with 13 points, Ken Gelinas and Russ Evans 7 points each, and Steve Tripodi and Scott Suszek with 2 points each. East Coast was led by Dano Anderson with 11 points, Jason Kimball 9 points, Dan Munsell 7 points, Dave Wojichowski 6 points, Harry Williams and Joe Dzengeleski 4 points each and Bill Demers with 2 points. East Coast led in field goals, 13-12, and both teams hit 2 three-pointers. Gelinas hit 14 of 21 for 67% while East Coast hit 9 of 19 for 47%.
Village Vinyl 81
Dunkin’ Donuts 72
Both teams came out shooting as Village took a slim 15-14 lead, and continued their pace for for the 38-33 lead at the half. The undermanned Dunkin’ squad would not give in as they only trailed by three going into the final frame, 60-57, where Village finally wore them out for the 81-72 win. Jim Whitehouse led Village with 24 points with a lot of help from Matt Tulley with 23 points, Stan Lewis and Keith Therrien 10 points each, Gary Cebula 6 points, and Dave Goyette and Kevin Crump 4 points each. Dunkin’ was led by Ben Ruggles with 27 points followed by Jeff Steenson with 12 points, Terry Crump 11 points, Dick Danner 10 points, and Wayne Hamilton and Dave Youngblood with 6 points each. Village led in field goals, 34-24, while Dunkin’ had a 6-2 advantage in three-pointers. Dunkin’ hit 6 of 9 free throws for 67% while Village hit 7 of 16 for 44%.