The road to the championship
Sugar Beach Digital55
This week’s feature semi-final adult co-ed basketball league game at the Anna Maria Island Community Center proved to be a great head-to-head match up. Top seed Gator Squad squeaked by Sugar Beach Digital.
Team Captain Matt Ray led the Sugar Beach team with double digit scoring and showing strong rebounding. Ray was supported with scoring by Eric Gledhill and Richard Fosmore.
Joe Combs’ five three pointers found him the top scorer for the Gator Squad with 17 points. Dale Smith was not far behind scoring 16 points for the Squad. Team Captain Aaron Dudukes, Brandon Osmond, Michael Scpondra and Keith Wilking each hit the board to help take the Gator Squad to victory.
With strong defensive play by Sugar Beach and missed opportunities by the Gator Squad, the game went into overtime. Sugar Beach played two men down after Gledhill and Fosmore fouled out. In the final minutes of extra play, Gator Squad pulled ahead and captured the win moving on to the championship game against Duncan Real Estate who narrowly beat Island Real Estate 47-45.