The Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) is getting closer to playoff time with another week in the books.

Next week marks the final week of the regular season, as some teams jockey for playoff positioning, while others are left trying to punch their playoff ticket.

Ryan's Oil & Heating moved into sole possession of first place, as they knocked off previously unbeaten Guerilla Squad on Wednesday. With the win, Ryan's claimed the top seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs.

MONDAY'S RESULTS

Lucky's Deli-

R.R. Frey Services

R.R. Frey Services pulled out a win against Lucky's Deli 77-33.

Ryan Achenbach had 20 points for R.R. Frey. Travis Leonarczyk scored nine points for Lucky's Deli.

B & R Gym-

Progressive Vision

B & R Gym came out with a win over Progressive Vision Institute by a score of 71-67.

Ryan Nenstiel scored 24 points on eight three-pointers in B & R's win. Mark Mazur scored 28 in the loss.

Cuz-N-Joe's Place-

Ryan's Oil & Heating

In a battle of unbeatens, Ryan's Oil & Heating edged Cuz-N-Joe's Place 69-65.

For Ryan's Oil, Jon Scheuer scored 20 points. Ethan Eichorst scored 22 points for Cuz-N-Joe's.

Big Dippers-

Weikel Sportswear

Big Dippers posted its first win of the season with a 59-54 victory over Weiekl Sportswear.

Mike DeMarco scored 15 points to pace Big Dippers. John Rizzo scored 22 points in Weikel's defeat.

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS

Guerilla Squad-

Ryan's Oil & Heating

With the playoff's top-seed on the line, Ryan's Oil & Heating stayed undefeated with a 53-47 victory over Guerilla Squad.

Jeff Peel scored 22 points for Ryan's Oil. Dave Wilson's 12 points led Guerilla Squad.

Kupres Twins Photo-

Weikel Sportswear

Weikel Sportswear overpowered Kupres Twins Photography by a count of 69-63.

John Rizzo had 16 points in Weikel's win. Mike Taylor scored a game-high 27 points for Kupres.

Big Dippers-

Progressive Vision

Big Dippers kept its playoffs hopes alive with a 57-50 victory over over Progressive Vision Institute.

Mike DeMarco scored 21 points for Big Dippers. In the Progressive loss, Brian Davis scored 15 points.

Cuz-N-Joe's Place-

R.R. Frey Services

R.R. Frey Services posted a hard-fought 78-71 victory over Cuz-N-Joe's Place.

Ryan Achenbach had a big night for R.R. Frey Services with 28 points.

Soko Mujovic scored 19 points for Cuz-N-Joe's Place.

STANDINGS

W L

xy Ryan's Oil & Heating 8 0

x Guerilla Squad 6 1

x R.R. Frey Services 6 2

x Cuz-N-Joe's Place 5 2

x B & R Gym 4 3

Big Dippers 2 5

Kupres Twins Photography 2 5

Weikel Sportswear 2 5

Progressive Vision Institute 2 6

Lucky's Deli 0 7

x – clinched playoff spot

y – clinched top seed and first round bye

NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE

Monday, July 18

(at North & Middle Ward)

5:30 - Big Dippers vs. Kupres Twins

6:30 - Cuz-N-Joe's vs. Guerilla Squad

7:30 - Weikel Sportswear vs. B & R Gym

8:30 - Ryan's Oil & Heating vs. Lucky's Deli

Wednesday, July 20

(at North & Middle Ward)

5:30 - B & R Gym vs. Cuz-N-Joe's

6:30 - Big Dippers vs. Lucky's Deli

7:30 - Kupres Twins Photography vs. R.R. Frey Services

8:30 - Progressive Vision Institute vs. Guerilla Squad