2 teams are undefeated
Low Road Auto Sales and Vesuvio's have risen to the top of the pack as the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) winter basketball league's lone unbeaten teams.
Joey B's also posted its second straight win of the season to remain a game behind the leaders.
Low Road Auto Sales
Low Road Auto Sales jumped out to a 16-0 lead early and never looked back, en route to a 71-59 victory over Lucky's Deli.
Dave Wilson drained 10 field goals and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the charity stripe, as he led Low Road Auto Sales with a game-high 31 points. Mike Conley added 14 points, while Jarrad Welikonich chipped in with 10.
For Lucky's Deli, Travis Leonarczyk led the way with 16 points and Bill Cuff tacked on 12.
Golden Spike Inn-
After losing its season opener, Joey B's won its second straight game by recording a 61-57 victory over Golden Spike Inn.
Tom Kresge paced Joey B's with 18 points, including four three-pointers. Dan Adams also helped the winning cause with 14 points of his own.
Golden Spike Inn's Dennis McGinley buried seven treys (six in the second half) to lead all scorers with a game-high 29 points. Brad O'Donnell added 11 points in the losing effort.
In a battle of unbeatens, Vesuvio's got the upper hand early and coasted to an 83-73 victory over Batter's Box. Vesuvio's is averaging 90.5 points over its first two games.
Ethan Eichhorst once again led Vesuvio's with 32 points off of 13 made field goals. Brandon DeCosmo also accounted for 26 points off of 11 field goals.
For Batter's Box, Erick Trabal scored 19 points, while Bejtullah Mehmeti, Bekim Mehmeti and Kysheem Lynch all added 12 points apiece.
ESRC WINTER BASKETBALL
Low Road Auto Sales 2 0
Vesuvio's 2 0
Batter's Box 2 1
Joey B's 2 1
Golden Spike Inn 1 2
Stan Graver's 0 2
Lucky's Deli 0 3
(in points per game)
E. Eichhorst (Vesuvio's) 39.50
B. DeCosmo (Vesuvio's) 26.00
D. Wilson (LR Auto Sales) 25.00
E. Trabal (Batter's Box) 19.33
T. Kresge (Joey B's) 18.33
E. Trabal (Batter's Box) 9
D. McGinley (Golden Spike) 7
T. Kresge (Joey B's) 7
D. Wilson (LR Auto Sales) 6
NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 5
(at Tam. Area Athletic Center)
6:15 p.m. - Stan Graver's vs. Batter's Box
7:15 p.m. - Vesuvio's vs. Joey B's
8:15 p.m. - Low Road Auto Sales-Golden Spike Inn
Bye - Lucky's Deli