For the second straight week, Marble Mode contracting received excellent all-around play in a 16-8 win against Pee Wee Folks Pre School. Once again, Andrew Grothman and Kalyn Faler led the way offensively. Defensively, Amarice Carreas, Melissa Kanter, Kevin Larrea and Bree Bradley controlled play for Marble contracting. Tom Kizner, Anthony Cantatore, Joseph Leone and Matt Kanter each contributed off the bench for Marbles fifth victory of the season.
Dwarf Giraffe Bantam Division
Napa & Sonoma Steakhouse beat Pizza Chef in one of the most exciting games of the year by a score of 41-38. In the final minute of the game both teams put out an exciting effort that had the fans clapping and screaming for their kids.
Led by Blake Browns 28 points, Napa & Sonoma put the game away with six seconds left on the clock on a clutch basket by Stephen Mirtspoulos. Great defensive play by Brian McGann, Chris Yhun and Raffay Kaleem in the final minutes kept them in the game. Brandon Capponi also contributed by scoring six important points.
Dwarf Giraffe Senior Division
As usual, Sunday evening sported our three Senior Division games. In the first game, Cascarinos Pizzeria lost to a spirited Whitestone Car Wash team, 66-58. This was a tightly fought, highly contested battle. Both teams received technicals and foul shots were frequent throughout the contest.
Carlo Coumoutsis scored 25, while Mike Alban and Teddy Rojas also had strong games for the victors. Joey Mare and Max Malakh fouled out for the Cascarinos team, weakening it considerably. Both of these teams are tied for second place with 5-4 records.
In the next game, DePhillips Sporting Goods easily defeated Clintonville Restaurant, 84-56. Clintonville was undermanned, missing two of its offensive threats in Jonathan Finkelman and Joe Montgomery. Andreas Kurumusis had a game-high 25 points for this team. Ralph Glavan led the DePhillips team with 22 points, while Mena Yacoub, Matt Santeufemia, Ed Johnston and Scott Leo poured in 17, 17, 12 and 12, respectively. The DePhillips team holds sole possession of first place with a 6-3 record.
The final game saw Gleasons Funeral Home, a team on a roll, defeat the Berardis Bakery squad, 77-59. Nick Pisacano, becoming one of the leagues MVPs, poured in 34 with an assortment of three-pointers, short jumpers and lay-ups. Joe Ligotti not only added 18 points but was a force off the defensive and offensive boards.
Ray Torres led the Berardis team, while Steve Koullias, Joey Graham and Tommy Franceschini also had strong games. The Gleasons team, after winning its last two games, are tied for third with Clintonville Restaurant with a 4-5 record.
These Senior Division games on Sunday evening are very entertaining. All are welcome to our local gym to see these games between 6:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
©2004 Community News Group
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