By Howie Steadman
Carriage Towne News
---- — HAMPSTEAD – In the ninth and next to last week of the regular season, Hampstead Center Market remained in sole possession of first place as they kept Small World Wireless winless by a 62-47 whooping. RAM printing now has sole possession of second place after they inked Atkinson Graphics 62-53. In the final game, Century Copiers shut down the Ganem-less United Business Machine (UBM) 65-50 to cause a three-way tie for third between them and Atkinson.
CENT. COPIERS 65 (3-6)
UBM 50 (3-6)
Century was once again led by big man John Keisling with 18 and very nice 8-10 from the free throw line. Dave Wojo slammed in 11, Rich Wells popped in 10, rookie Kevin Bartolotta had a season high 8, Mike Koutelis slipped in 7 including one 3-pointer and perfect 2-2 from the line, Ross Huntington also added 7, Ray Wilburn tossed in 4 and great defense from Frank Clemente.
UBM was led by Kent Anson and Bob Clark with 14. Gary Sonnenscham popped in 8 including two 3’s, Peter Sweet slammed in 6 and was perfect 2-2 from the line, Dana Knowles slipped in 4 and perfect 2-2 from the line, James Gardner and Howie Steadman also added 2.
HAMPSTEAD CENTER MARKET 62 (8-1)
SMALL WORLD WIRELESS 47 (0-9)
Center Market was once again led by rookie Steve Ellis with 20 including two 3’s. Mike Desmond slipped in 18 including two 3’s but missed both free throw attempts, Bill Fantini popped in 16 including two 3’s, Dave Rowell, Steve Drelick, Mike Pierce, and Dennis Faino all added 2 and great defense from Keith Capulli.
Small World was led by Bill Whearty with 20. Bill Chasse whirled in 15 but horrendous 1-8 from the free throw line, rookie John Boutin slipped in 5, Chad Dresser added 4, Bob Dudal 3 and good hustle from Dave Youngblood, Rick Leuchte and Gerry Collins.
RAM PRINTING 62 (7-2)
ATK. GRAPHICS 53 (6-3)
RAM was led by Ben Ruggles with 21 including three 3’s. Gary Cebula popped in 15 with nice 9-11 from the free throw line, Craig Anderson slammed in 11 including one 3, Joe Dzengeleski willed in 6, Mike McConnell poked in 5 including one 3 and perfect 2-2 from the line, Anthony Serino and Mike Rockwood added 2 and great defense from Jim White.
Atkinson was led by Sean Morrissey with 22 including two 3’s and very nice 6-7 from the free throw line. Ron Buccini and Bob Edwards each added 8 but Bob but missed both free throw attempts, John Mayhew popped in 6, Mike Sandberg slipped in 4, Tom Ferrari added 3 on a 3 pointer, and good hustle from Jerry Kamitian, Kevin Stanton and Bob Giordano.