With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, Mike Stower Coal & Oil posted two huge victories this week (over R.R. Frey Services and DJ 101) to remain undefeated atop the standings in the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) summer basketball league.

Defending league champion Ryan's Oil & Heating and Vesuvio's remain a game and a half back.

MONDAY'S RESULTS

Batter's Box

-Dom N Ali

In a pivotal game with possible playoff implications, Batter's Box gained a 54-44 victory over Dom N Ali Steaks & Seafood.

Aaron Mantz had 15 points, including three three-pointers, to lead Batter's Box.

For Dom N Ali's, Matt Yaich tallied a game-high 16 points in the loss.

Ziegler's Auto Repair-Lucky's Deli

In a battle of winless squads, Lucky's Deli tasted its first victory over the season with a 63-36 win over Ziegler's Auto Repair & Towing.

Zack Buchinsky scored 17 points to lead Lucky's Deli, while Bill Cuff added five treys in the winning effort.

Nate Phillips tossed in 13 points to lead Ziegler's.

R.R. Frey Services-Mike Stower Coal & Oil

In a battle of league front-runners, Mike Stower Coal & Oil remained undefeated on the season with a huge 74-61 victory over R.R. Frey Services.

Ethan Eichhorst was a one-man wrecking crew for Mike Stower Coal & Oil, as the former Misericordia star netted a league-high 35 points with five three pointers.

For R.R. Frey Services, Jeremy Frey accounted for 20 points in the loss.

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS

Vesuvio's-Lucky's Deli

Vesuvio's rallied late in the second half to post a 63-59 victory over Lucky's Deli.

Dan Magushak scored a game-high 24 points to pace Vesuvio's.

Bill Cuff factored in with 23 points to lead Lucky's Deli.

Ryan's Oil & Heating-Dom N Ali

Ryan's Oil & Heating got back on the winning track with a 57-47 victory over Dom N Ali Steaks & Seafood.

Ted Styka notched 18 points to lead Ryan's, while John Scheuer chipped in 13 points in the winning effort.

Tyler Breznitsky scored a game-high 25 points for Dom N Ali's.

Mike Stower Coal-

DJ 101

After trailing by 10 points early in the game, Mike Stower Coal & Oil rallied and improved to 6-0 on the season with a 69-48 come-from-behind victory over DJ 101.

Mike Stower's size was too much for DJ 101, as Ethan Eichhorst and Damian Fritz each scored 27 points.

For DJ 101, Steve Ennis tallied 14 points in the losing effort.

STANDINGS

W L

Mike Stower Coal 6 0

Ryan's Oil & Heating 4 1

Vesuvio's 4 1

DJ 101 3 2

R.R. Frey Services 3 2

Batter's Box 2 3

Lucky's Deli 1 5

Dom N Ali 1 5

Ziegler's Auto Repair 0 5

NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE

Monday, July 8

(at North and Middle Ward Playground)

6:00 - Zeigler's Auto Repair & Towing vs. Ryan's Oil & Heating

7:00 - Batter's Box vs. Vesuvio's

8:00 - DJ 101 vs. R.R. Frey Services

Wednesday, July 10

(at North and Middle Ward Playground)

6:00 - DJ 101 vs. Dom N Ali Steaks & Seafood

7:00 - Mike Stower Coal & Oil vs. Ziegler's Auto Repair & Towing

8:00 - Lucky's Deli vs. R.R. Frey Services