With two weeks in the books, Batter's Box and Joey B's/Joe's Place are tied atop the standings as the lone undefeated teams in the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission winter basketball league.
Mike Stower Coal & Oil-
The one-two punch of Jon Veet and Brandon DeCosmo provided a knockout blow to Shawn's Construction, as Mike Stower Coal & Oil delivered a 73-49 victory.
Veet scored a league-high 29 points, including five three-pointers, while DeCosmo accounted for 25 points for Mike Stower Coal & Oil .
Jason Derr led Shawn's Construction with 11 points.
Batter's Box opened up a 46-15 halftime lead and cruised to a 73-49 victory over Lucky's Deli.
Batter's Box placed four player in double-figures with Erick Trabal leading the way with 28 points. Brock Mitchell (14 points), Bejtullah Mehmeti (13) and Aaron Mantz (10) also aided the winning effort.
For Lucky's Deli, Jack Buchinsky tallied 19 points and Eric Carter netted 10.
Joey B's/Joe's Place-
Joey B's/Joe's Place improved to 2-0 on the season by hanging on to a 56-55 victory over Vesuvio's. Vesuvio's had a chance to win in the closing seconds, but their final shot was off-the-mark.
Tom Kresge poured in 24 points to pace the winners.
Dan Maguschak scored 19 points and John Natt added 14 for Vesuvio's.
Batter's Box 2 0
Joey B's/Joe's Place 2 0
Mike Stower Coal & Oil 1 1
Shawn's Construction 1 1
Ryan's Oil & Heating 0 1
Vesuvio's 0 1
Lucky's Deli 0 2
(in points per game)
J. Veet (Stower Coal&Oil) 29.0
B. DeCosmo (Stower Coal) 24.5
E. Trabal (Batter's Box) 20.5
J. Buchinsky (Lucky's Deli) 20.0
D. Maguschak (Vesuvio's) 19.0
B. DeCosmo (Stower Coal & Oil) 7
J. Veet (Stower Coal & Oil) 5
J. Buchinsky (Lucky's Deli) 5
A. Mantz (Batter's Box) 5
E. Trabal (Batter's Box) 5
NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Wednesday, Feb. 13
(Tam. Elementary School Gym)
6:15 p.m. - Batter's Box vs. Vesuvio's
7:15 p.m. - Lucky's Deli vs. Shawn's Construction
8:15 p.m. - Mike Stower Coal & Oil vs. Ryan's Oil & Heating
Bye - Joey B's/Joe's Place