Players from Duncan Real Estate
and Air & Energy battle it out for a rebound.
A&E won 38-16.
SUN PHOTO/MIKE FIELD
The Island Community Center may not have its own gymnasium
yet, but that hasnt slowed down this seasons
basketball competition at all.
Two weeks into the year and the early leaders already
appear to be establishing claims for the top spots.
Rotten Ralphs has jumped out to a 2-0 record in
the Premier Division, while in Division I, A Paradise
and Anna Maria Oyster Bar share first place with 1-0 records.
Division II finds Dips and Air & Energy with 1-0 records
at the top, and Ooh La La and Kumon share the Division
III lead at 2-0.
Ooh La La 7 - Jessies 6
Ooh La La held off a fourth-quarter comeback bid by
Jessies to earn a 7-6 victory. Josh Zawistoski had
five points and an amazing 12 steals for the winners.
Samantha Purnell scored all Jessies points while
pulling down 13 rebounds to go with two blocks and two
Danzigers Destroyers 43 - Connect Cycles 30
Matt Bauer dominated for Danzigers, hauling
in 28 rebounds to go with 19 points, five assists and
two steals. Tommy Price was high scorer for Connect with
Rotten Ralphs 37 - Island Real Estate 31
Garrett Secor and Jacob Stebbins led their team with
17 and 12 points respectively in holding off a stubborn
IRE team. Al Barrett had nine and Zach Schield scored
eight and grabbed 17 rebounds in the loss.
Air & Energy 38 - Duncan Real Estate 16
Dominant play by Becca Butler at both ends of the
court was the story of this game. Butler had a double-double
with 12 boards and 17 points while also contributing two
steals, one assist and one blocked shot. Kalif Mora and
Josh Schmidt each had eight for Duncan.
Dips Ice Cream 21 - Re/Max 15
Justin Gargett and Zach Guerin paced the winners in
a game that was close until the very end. Gargett sank
10 points to go with six rebounds while Guerin had six
points. Max Miller was the big man on the boards for Re/Max
with seven, while Travis Belsito scored six.
A. Paradise 37 - Connect Cycles 23
Daniel Janisch scored a double-double with 13 points
and 12 rebounds for the winners. Tommy Price knocked down
11 points and grabbed five boards for the Cyclers.
Kumon 25 - Greg Ross Dev. 4
Neil Carper picked up where he left off last year
by hitting eight shots from the floor while grabbing three
rebounds and getting four steals and one assist in the
win. Lexi Moore and Bruce Oliver each scored two for Greg
Re/Max 26 - Duncan 11
Re/Max used a solid first quarter to jump on Duncan
early and never looked back. Jacob Baird and Travis Belsito
each hit for 10 points, while Kalif Mora scored six for
Duncan and Courtney Schmidt pulled down five boards.
Oyster Bar 35 - Danzigers 32
Oyster Bar outscored Danzigers six to three
in overtime to take an exciting game. Matt Bauer turned
in his second double-double of the season with 20 points
and 21 rebounds in the loss. Ryan Schroeder had 17 points
and eight boards and Brett Rocklein hit for 12 points,
five rebounds and five assists for the winners.
Kumon 18 - Publix 16
Another overtime game between two evenly matched teams
saw Kumon come away with its second victory 18-16. Neil
Carper scored the game-winner in OT for two of his 10
points. Burke McCampbell-Hill hit four buckets for eight
points for Publix, while Cameron Brauner and Joey Salinas
added four each.
Island Real Estate 49 - West Coast Air 40
IRE evened up its record at 1-1 with this win over
West Coast Air. The winners put three players into double
figures, with Zach Schield getting a double-double of
11 points and 11 rebounds. Al Barrett added 18 and Jordan
Graeff scored 12 for IRE. Chad Reed had a double-double
of his own with 15 points and 10 boards.