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3 on 3 League
NOV. 18
The Men’s Three-on-Three League concluded with Joshua House knocking off Team # 5 in the finals of the playoffs in two straight games.
Joshua House opened up with a very tight 33-30 win in the opening contest. Jim Kilmartin pumped in 16 points to lead the winners, while Lance Grimes added seven points, Craig Hunter had six and Steve James chipped in with four points.
Kurt Melton led Team # 5 with 12 points, Jim Lightner had seven points, Mark Durubies added six points and Jim Koeller had five.
In the second game, it was all Joshua House 32-11 behind Kilmartin’s dozen, Hunter’s eight points and six each from Grimes and James.
Derubies scored eight for Team # 5 and Melton put in the other three.
Joshua House finished with a final record of 29-3, while Team # 5 ended the season at 22-10
Girls Basketball League
The Girls League played on both Saturday and Sunday last week.
NOV. 16
O’s Sew Shop pounded Elks 34-11 in the opening contest to improve their mark to 5-3 and drop Elks to a 1-7 record sharing the basement with Med-Center Pharmacy.
In a well-balanced scoring attack, O’s Sew Shop got 10 points from Laura Cherry, eight from Ashley Lechner, six points from Amy Lewis and four each from Crystal Waite and Kristen Ieraci. Bethany Mertiff fronted Elks with six points and Kasie Christine added four.
State Farm (6-2) stayed two games behind the leader with a 35-20 triumph over Med-Center Pharmacy. Rachel Emigh popped in 15 points and Stephanie Miller had 10 points. Paris Harden pumped in 14 points for Med-Center Pharmacy.
John Ramsey (8-0) retained their two game margin by edging VFW 22-19 in the lowest-scoring contest of the day.
Jenna Morgan scored 10 points to lead the winners and Kiley Dick chipped in with six points and Sammy Patterson added four. Liz Erickson led VFW (3-5) with a dozen points and Jena Caporusio scored five points.
NOV. 17
O’s Sew Shop (6-3) sewed up State Farm 34-25 to move into a second-place tie with State Farm (6-3). Laura Cherry led the scoring for O’s Sew Shop with a league-high 14 points and Ashley Lechner contributed 12 points in a two-prong attack. Rachel Emigh pumped in a baker’s dozen 13 points for State Farm, who had dropped both of their previous loses to league-leader John Ramsey. Stephanie Miller and Marah Mingle each had six points for State Farm.
VFW (4-5) held off Med-Center Pharmacy’s bid for their second win with a single-point 15-14 triumph to close to within a win of the .500 mark. Liz Erickson fronted VFW with seven points and Jenna Nevling scored four, while Leigha Stewart had six points for Med-Center Pharmacy and Paris Harden scored five.
John Ramsey (9-0) took advantage of the O’s Sew Shop win over State Farm to open up a three game lead over the two second place squads. John Ramsey defeated Elks 38-16 with seven different players getting into the scoring column. Kara Boyd led the way for John Ramsey with 10 points, Jenna Morgan and Sammy Patterson scored eight each, Kiley Dick contributed six and Maura Belinda, Gerika Saulen and Chelsey Hook each scored a bucket. Arianne Miller, Kasie Christine and Bethany Mertiff all scored four points for Elks (1-8).
League Standings
John Ramsey 9-0 VFW 4-5
State Farm 6-3 Elks 1-8
O’s Sew Shop 6-3 Med-Center Pharmacy 1-8

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Girls Basketball League
NOV. 10
League-leading John Ramsey (7-0) opened up some more room for themselves in the Sunday Girls Basketball League by knocking off State Farm (5-2), the second place team by a 36-21 count. Kiley Dick and Jenna Morgan fronted the attack for the winners with a dozen points each and Sammy Patterson threw in eight points, while Rachel Emigh led State Farm with a game-high 13 points and Stephanie Miller added six points. Both of State Farm’s losses have come at the hands of the John Ramsey girls.
VFW smashed Elks 52-22 in the highest scoring game of the weekend. Liz Erickson equaled the opponents total with a league-best 22 points for VFW (3-4) and teammates Suzanne Zimmerman added 14 and Jenna Nevling chipped in 10 points. Cassie Baird led Elks (1-6) with eight points, Arianne Miller had five and Bethany Mertiff added four points.
In the other game played on Sunday, O’s Sew Shop (4-3) behind 12 points from Ashley Lechner and nine more from Laura Cherry defeated Med-Center Pharmacy 23-10. Paris Harden led Med-Center Pharmacy (1-6) with six points.
League Standings
John Ramsey 7-0 VFW 3-4
State Farm 5-2 Elks 1-6
O’s Sew Shop 4-3 Med-Center Pharmacy 1-6
3 on 3 League
NOV. 11
For the first time this season, there were NO games played in the Three-On-Three Men’s League.
Team # 7 (11-17) forfeited two games to first place Joshua House (25-3), Team # 5 (21-7) received two easy wins from J-House (15-13), Mavericks (9-19) received two wins from Old Timers (5-23) and Evergreen Farms (19-9) got two the easy way from P. S. Printing (1-27). This concluded the regular season, with the top four teams beginning the playoffs on Wednesday Nov. 13 and the finals to follow on Wednesday Nov. 18.
Final Regular Season Standings
Joshua House 25-3 Team # 7 11-17
Team # 5 21-7 Mavericks 9-19
Evergreen Farms 19-9 Old Timers 5-23
J-House 15-13 P. S. Printing 1-27
NOV. 13
First Round Playoffs
Joshua House, the top seed, opened the playoffs with a pair of wins over No. three seed Evergreen Farms.
Jim Kilmartin led Joshua House with 15 points in a 33-20 Game One victory, while Jarrod Anderson had 14 points for Evergreen Farms. In Game Two, Kilmartin poured in 15 points in a 32-22 win over Evergreen Farms, who were led by Anderson’s 10 points.
In the matchup between No. Two seed Team # 5 and No. Four J-House, the two teams split a pair of games by very nearly identical scores.
Team # 5 won the opening contest 32-24 with Jim Koeller pumping in 20 points for the winners and Mark Kosoglow with the same number leading J-House. In the second game, Kosoglow again scored 20 points in a J-House 32-23 triumph over Team # 5. Kurt Melton lead Team # 5 with nine points.

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Girls Basketball League
OCT. 27
John Ramsey won for the fifth straight week in the Girls Basketball League to maintain a perfect 5-0 mark. Sammy Patterson led a well-balanced attack for John Ramsey in a 32-12 win over Med-Center Pharmacy. Jenna Morgan added eight points, Kiley Dick seven and Maura Belinda four for Ramsey, while Paris Harden had five and Leigha Stewart four for Med-Center Pharmacy (0-5).
State Farm ripped Elks 44-24 in the highest scoring contest of the day. Rachel Emigh poured in a league-best 24 points for State Farm (4-1) and Stephanie Miller added 14. Arianne Miller and Bethany Mertiff led Elks (1-4) with eight points each and Cassie Baird chipped in with four points.
O’s Sew Shop decisioned VFW 20-13 in the final encounter on the hardwood. Ashley Lecher and Laura Cherry had six points each for O’s Sew Shop (3-2) and Crystal Wise added four points. Liz Erickson fronted VFW with 10 points.
League Standings
John Ramsey 5-0 VFW 2-3
State Farm 4-1 Elks 1-4
O’s Sew Shop 3-2 Med-Center Pharmacy 0-5
3 on 3 League
OCT. 28
Evergreen Farms (14-6) won a pair of games defeating Old Timers 32-18 in the front end with Travis Anderson pumping in 16 points, while Old Timers was led by 18 points from Jeff Adams and 32-22 in the nightcap with Jarrod Anderson hitting 15 points for the winners and Adams leading Old Timers (5-15) with 11 points.
Team # 5 (14-6) took two from Mavericks. In Game One, Jim Koeller poured in a league-best 21 points for Team # 5 in a 33-25 victory while Mike Ashcroft fronted Mavericks with 17 points. Koeller and Mark Derubies each chipped in 11 points for the winners as Team # 5 bested Mavericks in a tightly contested game 32-29. Ashcroft had 14 for Mavericks (7-13).
J-House and Team # 7 split a pair in the final two games of the evening. J-House (11-9) won the first contest 32-27 with Mark Kosoglow’s 17 points leading the way for J-House. Jason Miller had a dozen points for Team # 7. Miller added 13 points in a Team # 7 34-29 win over J-House in the second game with Kosoglow’s 16 leading J-House.
Joshua House (19-1) won two games from P. S. Printing (1-19) by forfeit.
OCT. 30
In an evening that was over practically before it started, Joshua House and Old Timers received double forfeits when neither team showed up. Joshua House drops to 19-3 while Team # 5 (16-6) and Evergreen Farms (16-6) each won two games to bring the rest of the league closer to the top runners. Old Timers drops to 5-17.
Team # 5 got their two wins the easy way receiving forfeits from P. S. Printing (1-21)
Evergreen Farms decisioned J-House twice. Travis Anderson led Evergreen Farms in a 32-22 win in Game One, with 12 points, while Mark Kosoglow led J-House with 10 points. In the second game, Jarrod Anderson fronted Evergreen Farms with 13 points in a 32-27 contest, with Kosoglow pouring 19 points for J-House.
Team # 7 won a pair of close games over Mavericks, to get to the .500 level in the standings. Jason Helsel scored 15 points for the winners in a 33-30 decision with Mike Ashcroft leading Mavericks with 15 points. In the second game, Jason Miller’s 17 points led Team # 7 ( 11-11) to a 33-29 verdict over Mavericks 97-15) with Ashcroft getting 15 markers for Mavericks.
Team Standings
Joshua House 19-3 Team # 7 11-11
Team # 5 16-6 Mavericks 7-15
Evergreen Farms 16-6 Old Timers 5-17
J-House 11-11 P. S. Printing 1-21