Arty’s Roast Beef took a 3-2 victory over Blase Distefano in a sudden death overtime. Both teams played excellent defense in the first period as neither team scored a goal. Javien Sapienza came out strong in the second period and scored the first goal for Blase Distefano. Arty’s Roast Beef failed to score in the second period, but at the start of the third period, Jayden Arias hit two back-to-back goals to tie the game. In the sudden death overtime, both teams struggled to hit a goal until Ryan Wentworth hit a long range shot with 12.3 seconds left on the clock to take the victory for Arty’s Roast Beef.
Minor League Basketball, Game 4
Early Contractors suffered a fourth straight loss when beaten by Half Staff 35-27. Enrique Alvarado scored a game high 15 points for Half Staff. Elias Polanco stepped up with offensive rebounds and scored nine points for Half Staff. Joshua Gariepy scored 10 points for Early Contractors, but it wasn’t enough to take the victory.
VIP Cuts was tripped up by Shoe City Hardware 35-29. Jason McKeon promoted great ball control and scored a season high 18 points. Nazair Dabreo scored a game high 26 points for VIP Cuts, but it wasn’t enough to take the win. Shoe City Hardware ended a two game losing streak.
Mediterranean Pizza rolled over Jaqueline’s Grocery 24-10 and continued its four game winning streak. Phillip Cunningham scored a game high 13 points with strong drives to the rim. Brendan Donald showed great shooting ability with two three-pointers in the first half for Mediterranean Pizza. Giovanni Perez scored a season high four points for Mediterranean.