With a four-point come-from-behind victory over Two King's Pizzeria, Service Electric took sole possession of first-place in the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission's winter basketball league.
In other action from Wednesday night, R.R. Frey Services continued its winning ways, while Midas Touch Hair Salon posted a huge upset victory over University Legendz.
Two King's Pizzeria
In a battle of league unbeatens, Service Electric rallied from a 32-27 halftime deficit to claim a 58-54 victory over Two King's Pizzeria. The win puts Service Electric in sole possession of first place as the only undefeated team remaining in the league.
Josh McCabe led Service Electric with 15 points, while Jeff Peel was right behind with 13.
For Two King's, Damian Fritz scored a game-high 18 points followed by Mike Ruggeri's 13-point effort.
R.R. Frey Services-Cuz-N-Joe's Place
R.R. Frey Services pulled away in the second half and cruised to a 56-43 victory over Cuz-N-Joe's Place.
Ryan Achenbach paced R.R. Frey Services with 14 points and Tom Toth chipped in 12 of his own.
George Evancho scored a game-high 20 points to lead Cuz-N-Joe's.
Matika's Lawn Care/
Blazosky Funeral-Schaeffer's Harley
Matika's Lawn Care/Blazosky Funeral Home snapped a three-game losing streak with a 49-41 victory over Schaeffer's Harley Davidson.
For Matika's Lawn Care, Jim Barron drained four three-pointers and led all scorers with 20 points,
John Vadyak and Mike Stankiewicz topped Schaeffer's with 16 and 12 points respectively.
University Legendz-Midas Touch Hair Salon
Midas Touch Hair Salon raced out to a 24-8 first-half lead and scored its first win of the season with a 51-46 upset victory over University Legendz.
Nick Bales scored all 18 of his points in the first-half to lead Midas Touch Hair Salon. Mike Conley also added 15 points in the win.
For University Legendz, Tom McCarroll led the way with 16 points, while Mike Murphy tacked on 14.
Team W L
Service Electric 5 0
R.R. Frey Sercices 3 1
Two King's Pizzeria 3 1
Joe's Place/Joey B's 2 2
University Legendz 2 3
Matika's/Blazosky 2 3
Cuz-N-Joe's Place 1 3
Midas Touch Hair Salon 1 3
Schaeffer's Harley Dav. 1 4
(in points per game)
DeCosmo (Cuz-N-Joe's) 22.00
Scheuer (Two King's) 19.25
Achenbach (R.R. Frey) 18.50
Veet (Cuz-N-Joe's) 18.50
Fritz (Two King's) 17.75
Vadyak (Schaeffer's) 17.00
Balogach (Joe's Place) 16.33
McCabe (Service Electric) 16.20
Scarcella (Univ. Legendz) 16.00
Barron (Matika's Lawn) 15.33
Schaeffer (Service Electric) 19
McCabe (Service Electric) 11
Peel (Service Electric) 11
Vadyak (Schaeffer's) 11
Murphy (Univ. Legendz) 10
Wednesday, March 10
(at Tamaqua Area Athletic Center)
6:15 p.m. – Joe's Place/Joey B's vs. Midas Touch Hair Salon
7:00 p.m – University Legendz vs. Schaeffer's Harley Davidson
7:45 p.m – Matika's Lawn Care/Blazosky Funeral Home vs. Cuz-N-Joe's Place
8:30 p.m. – R.R. Frey Services vs. Two King's Pizzeria
Bye – Service Electric