Stakes were high with several playoff seeds being decided as the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission Summer Basketball League entered the home stretch of its regular season. A few berths remain open with only Monday left before the start of the playoffs.
Vesuvio's survived a scare from DJ 1:01,59-55.
Travis Buckner had a big night for Vesuvio's with 21 points, including 6-for-8 from the free throw line. Mark Scarcella added 16 points.
Andre Grant was the leading scorer for DJ 1:01 with a season-high 19 points.
E Mortgage Management pulled off a shocking upset with relative ease as it blew past Martin's Printing, 58-44.
Jeremy Frey led E Mortgage Management with 18 points and Corey Houser was close behind with 17.
Martin's Printing's high scoring duo of Ethan Eichhorst and Parris Cleveland could only muster 11 and 10 respectively.
Batter's Box-Dom N Ali's
Batter's Box capped off the night with a forfeit win over Dom N Ali's.
Lucky's Deli had a chance to clinch a playoff berth, but despite a late rally, fell to Batter's Box, 61-50.
The victory allowed Batter's Box to secure a first-round bye for the playoffs.
Bekim Mehmeti had a season-high 19 points for Batter's Box. Aaron Mantz chipped in with 16 points.
Bill Cuff led all scorers with 21 points for Lucky's Deli.
Vesuvio's defeated Sherry Dental, 68-59.
Leading the way for Vesuvio's were Danny Magushack (20 points) and Naveen Mohiuddin (18 points).
Shavinskin Thomas had a solid night for Sherry Dental with 22 points.
Vesuvio's capped a perfect week with a 75-69 victory over Martin's Printing.
Naveen Mohiuddin continued to wreak havoc behind the three-point line with five treys and 23 total points to lead Vesuvio's. Travis Buckner added 22 points.
Parris Cleveland led all scorers with 26 points and six threes for Martin's Printing.
Vesuvio's 7 1
Batter's Box 6 2
E Mortgage Management 4 3
Martin's Printing 5 3
Lucky's Deli 3 4
DJ 1:01 3 4
Sherry Dental 3 5
Dom N Ali's 1 6
Dedicated Fitness 0 6
Next Week's Schedule
Monday, July 14
(North &Middle WardPlayground)
6:00 - E Mortgage Management vs. Dedicated Fitness
7:00 - Lucky's Deli vs. Dedicated Fitness
8:00 - DJ 1:01 vs. Dom N Ali's
(In points per game)
Ethan Eichhorst (MP) 26.14
Mike Conley (DJ) 20.71
Jake Szczecina (DF) 18.80
Parris Cleveland (MP) 18.75
Kyle McGee (SD) 18.25
Travis Buckner (V) 18.17
Jake Szczecina (DF) 23
Brandon DeCosmo (MP) 23
Parris Cleveland (MP) 21
Jimmy Wagner (SD) 18
Rob Miller (DJ) 17
Aaron Mantz (BB) 16