, Kingston, NH

January 23, 2014

Men's Masters Basketball

By John Keisling
Carriage Towne News

---- — HAMPSTEAD — In last week’s action in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (12-6) came from behind to defeat Captain Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (8-10), 60-51, while in the second game Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (9-9) nipped Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (4-14), 46-41. In the final game, Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (15-3) ran by Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (6-12), 72-51.

Gelinas Siding 60

East Coast Lumber 51

East Coast jumped out to an early 17-9 first quarter lead, but Gelinas started to claw their way back in the second period but still trailed, 27-22, at the half. Gelinas closed the deficit to a single hoop, 40-38, in the third quarter and controlled the final period for the 60-51 win. Fred Malcolm led Gelinas with 25 points followed by John Surprenant with 13 points, John Keisling and Ken Gelinas 8 points each, Steve Tripodi 4 points and Russ Evans with 2 points along with Pat Curry dishing out 11 assists. East Coast was led by Jason Kimball’s 18 points along with Harry Williams 10 points, Dan Munsell 8 points, Bill Demers 7 points, Dave Rowell 4 points, and Joe Dzengeleski and Dave Wojichowski with 2 points each. Gelinas led in field goals, 19-17, and three-pointers, 4-2. East Coast hit 8 of 13 free throws for 62% while Gelinas hit 10 of 19 for 53%.

Village Vinyl 46

Dunkin’ Donuts 41

In a slow moving first half, Village took a 12-8 first quarter lead and added to their lead, 19-14, at the half. Dunkin’ got back on track and turned the tables for a 30-29 advantage going into the final period, but Village got the last momentum swing in the fourth quarter to come away with the 46-41 win. Gary Cebula led Village with 19 points with help from Mike Desmond with 11 points, Keith Therrien 6 points, Matt Tulley 5 points, Dave Goyette 3 points, and Mike Croke with 2 points. Dunkin’ was led by Jeff Steenson with 11 points, Terry Crump 9 points, Bill Whearty 8 points, Ben Ruggles 5 points, and Brian Condon and Bobby Clarke with 4 points each. Dunkin’ led in field goals, 16-14, and both teams had 2 three-pointers. Dunkin’ went 3 for 4 from the charity stripe for 75% while Village hit 12 of 20 for 60%.

Boutin Glass 72

L&M Construction 51

Boutin grabbed a 14-11 first quarter lead, and took quick control in the second period for a 32-19 advantage at the half. The second half was much like the first as Boutin extended their lead, 54-38, at the half and cruised to the 72-51 win. Craig McGuire led the scoring for Boutin with 18 points and got a lot help from Tim McDonald with 13 points, Scott True 12 points, Kevin Meagher 10 points, Kevin Young 9 points, Fran Roux 6 points and Ross Huntington with 4 points. L&M was led by Craig Anderson’s 14 points, Sean Morrissey and Don Bell 10 points each, Kent Anson 9 points and Tony Serino with 8 points. Boutin led in field goals, 31-17, while L&M had a 5-1 advantage in three-pointers. L&M hit both their free throws while L&M hit 7 of 8 for 78%.