The Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) tipped-off its summer basketball league this week.

R.R. Frey Services collected a pair of wins to vault to the top of the standings.

MONDAY'S RESULTS

Stower Coal & Oil-Vesuvio's

Mike Stower's Coal & Oil came away with a hard-fought 62-56 win against Hazleton-area rival Vesuvio's to start off the season.

Damian Fritz had a game-high 25 points in Mike Stower's victory.

Danny Maguschak tallied 22 in the loss for Vesuvio's.

R.R. Frey Services-Ziegler's Auto Repair

R.R. Frey Services made easy work of Ziegler's Auto Repair & Towing with a decisive 80-40 victory.

Jeremy Frey lit up the scoreboard with 31 points, including five three pointers, in R.R. Frey's win. For Ziegler's, Mike Kunkel had nine points.

Batter's Box-

Lucky's Deli

Batter's Box rallied from a one-point halftime to cruise past Lucky's Deli, 58-42.

Aaron Mantz connected on five three pointers and posted 27 points in the win for Batter's Box. Jack Buchinsky scored 13 points for Lucky's Deli.

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS

Dom N Ali Steaks-

R.R. Frey Services

R.R. Frey Services posted its second victory of the seasons with a 69-49 decision over Jim Thorpe-based Dom N Ali Steaks & Seafood.

Jimmy Barron had 17 points to lead R.R. Frey's. Eric Radishofsky's 16 points paced Dom N Ali's.

DJ 101-Vesuvio's

In a high-scoring affair, Vesuvio's evened its mark at 1-1 by pulling out an 85-77 victory over DJ 101.

Dan Maguschak once again propelled Vesuvio's with a team-high 23 points. For DJ 101, Mike Conley scored 28 points.

Batter's Box-

Ryan's Oil & Heating

Defending League Champion Ryan's Oil & Heating capped off the week with a 58-46 victory over Batter's Box.

John Scheuer scored 17 points to lead a balanced offensive attack for Ryan's Oil & Heating.

Marques Middleton's 11-point effort was tops for Batter's Box.

STANDINGS

W L

R.R. Frey Services 2 0

Mike Stower Coal & Oil 1 0

Ryan's Oil & Heating 1 0

Batter's Box 1 1

Vesuvio's 1 1

DJ 101 0 1

Dom N Ali Steaks 0 1

Lucky's Deli 0 1

Zieglers Auto Repair 0 1

NEXT WEEKS SCHEDULE

Monday, June 17

(at North and Middle Ward Playground)

6:00 - Lucky's Deli vs. Ryan's Oil & Heating

7:00 - Mike Stower Coal & Oil vs. Dom N Ali Steaks & Seafood

8:00 - Ziegler's Auto Repair & Towing vs. DJ 101

Wednesday, June 19

(at North and Middle Ward Playground)

6:00 - DJ 101 vs. Lucky's Deli

7:00 - Batter's Box vs. R.R. Frey Services

8:00 - Ziegler's Auto Repair & Towing vs. Vesuvio's