Ryan's Oil & Heating defeated Vesuvio's, 78-52, on Wednesday to capture the 2013 Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) Winter Basketball League Championship. It marked the fourth straight ESRC Winter Basketball League Championship for Ryan's Oil & Heating and it's seventh Winter League Championship in the past eight years.

Ryan's got off to a blistering start by knocking down five of its nine three-pointers in the game's first 10 minutes to take a 27-23 lead. Ryan's then increased its lead to 43-33 at halftime behind 11 first-half points from Jon Scheuer.

Scheuer led Ryan's with a game-high 20 points, including four three-pointers. Shawn Tray added 18 points, while League M.V.P. Joe Schaeffer tallied 17 points and three treys. On the season, Schaeffer led the League in three-point shooting with 28 treys in seven games. Kieran Conway also played big for Ryan's with 14 points and eight rebounds.

For Vesuvio's (5-3), Naveen Mohuiddin netted 18 points, while Dan Maguschak and Joe Madochick chipped in with 11 and 10 points respectively.

Ryan's outrebounded Vesuvio's 32-16, which played a big part in the 26-point victory.

RYAN'S OIL & HEATING

Zulkowski 0-0-0-0, Tray 5-8-10-18, Stankiewitch 0-0-0-0, Conway 5-4-4-14, Scheuer 7-2-2-20, Peel 2-2-3-8, Krusinsky 0-1-2-1, Schaeffer 4-6-6-17. TOTALS: 23-23-27-78.

VESUVIO'S

Madochick 4-1-1-10, Mohuiddin 6-4-4-18, Scarcella 1-0-0-2, Rivas 2-1-2-5, Maguschak 4-3-3-11, Natt 2-1-1-6. TOTALS: 19-10-11-52.

Ryan's Oil & Heating 27 16 19 16 - 78

Vesuvio's 23 10 10 11 - 52

Three-Pointers: Ryan's Oil & Heating - Scheuer 4, Schaeffer 3, Peel 2; Vesuvio's - Mohuiddin 2, Madochick 1, Natt 1.

LEAGUE AWARDS

LEAGUE M.V.P.

Joe Schaeffer (Ryan's Oil & Heating)

ALL-ESRC FIRST TEAM

Dan Maguschak (Vesuvio's)

Joe Schaeffer (Ryan's Oil & Heating)

Jon Scheuer (Ryan's Oil & Heating)

Erick Trabal (Batter's Box)

Jon Veet (Mike Stower Coal & Oil)

ALL-ESRC SECOND TEAM

Brandon DeCosmo (Mike Stower Coal & Oil)

Tom Kresge (Joey B's/Joe's Place)

Aaron Mantz (Batter's Box)

Naveen Mohuiddin (Vesuvio's)

Joe Tamagini (Shawn's Construction)