Ryan's Oil & Heating knocked Schick's Cafe Calcutta from the ranks of the unbeaten to highlight this week's action in the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) summer basketball league.
Nemesis Enforcers-Cuz-N-Joe's Place
In the night's biggest upset, Nemesis Enforcers secured their first win of the season with a 64-54 victory over Cuz-N-Joe's Place.
Colin Nurse scored 17 points, while Nate Youst tacked on 12 points to lead Nemesis Enforcers.
Christian Laputka had a game-high 31 points for Cuz-N-Joe's Place.
Jimmy's O's Chicks-Ryan's Oil & Heating
It wasn't easy, but Ryan's Oil & Heating rallied late in regulation to force overtime and held on for an 84-73 overtime victory over Jimmy O's Chicks.
Jon Scheuer had 30 points to pace Ryan's, while Jeff Peel regained his confidence by scoring 28 points in addition to seven three-pointers .
Joe Conley's 20 points led Jimmy's O's Chicks.
Guerrilla Squad-American Hose
Guerrilla Squad pulled away with a 50-40 victory over American Hose.
Dave Wilson caught fire for 19 points with Derrick McFarland adding 11 of his own in the Guerrilla Squad victory.
Mike Taylor had 11 points for American Hose.
The Batter's Box-Schick's Cafe Calcutta
Schick's Cafe Calcutta improved to 5-0 with a 48-32 victory over The Batter's Box.
Tony Gomez drained four three-pointers and scored 14 points, while Chris Decker added 10 points to lead Schick's.
Brock Mitchell tallied 11 points to pace The Batter's Box.
Cuz-N-Joe's Place-R.R. Frey Services
In a game featuring playoff contenders, R.R. Frey Services came out on top with a 50-38 win over Cuz-N-Joe's Place.
Danny Miller had 17 points for R.R. Frey's, while Jim Barron tossed in 15 points.
Christian Laputka had 10 points for Cuz-N-Joe's Place in the losing effort.
Jimmy's O's Chicks-Lucky's Deli
Jimmy's O's Chick's broke into the win column with a 69-60 win over Lucky's Deli.
Shenandoah Valley boy's basketball coach Rob Miller had 23 points and six three-pointers to lead Jimmy O's. Steve Ennis and Jordan Wartman both scored 14 points apiece in the win.
For Lucky's Deli, Jack Bushinsky led the way with 22 points.
Nemesis Enforcers-Guerrilla Squad
Guerrilla Squad proved too much to handle, as the Pottsville-based squad posted a 67-48 victory over Nemesis Enforcers.
Dave Wilson had 28 points and four treys, while Julian Carabello added 10 points to lead Guerrilla Squad.
Colin Nurse had 11 points for Nemesis Enforcers.
Ryan's Oil & Heating-Schick's Cafe Calcutta
In the night's marquee matchup, Ryan's Oil & Heating pulled out close 53-50 victory over Schick's Cafe Calcutta. It's marked Schick's first loss of the season.
Tony Gomez has a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds, but his potential game-typing three-pointer was off-the-mark.
Jon Scheuer had 12 points to lead Ryan's, while Jeff Peel and Mike Stankiewitch notched 10 points apiece.
Chris Decker's 13-point effort was tops for Schick's.
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Schick's Cafe Calcutta 5 1
Ryan's Oil & Heating 5 1
R.R. Frey Services 4 1
Guerrilla Squad 4 2
American Hose 2 3
The Batter's Box 2 3
Cuz-N-Joe's Place 2 3
Jimmy's O's Chicks 1 4
Lucky's Deli 1 4
Nemesis Enforcers 1 5
NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Monday, July 2
(at East End Playground)
6:30 - Cuz-N-Joe's vs. Jimmy's O's Chicks
7:30 - Lucky's Deli vs. R.R.Frey Services
Wednesday, July 4
HOLIDAY - NO GAMES