Align Credit Union took out Sparky’s Wings and Things 7-4. By the end of the first period, Sparky’s had a 3-2 lead. By the end of the second half, Align Credit Union took the lead 5-4. Sparky’s Wings and Things struggled to score in the third period, when Jared Libby scored his fourth goal for Align Credit Union to secure the victory.
Minor League Basketball, Game 2
VIP Cuts trimmed Jacqueline’s Grocery Store 35-24. Nazair Dabreo scored a game high 16 points in the showdown for VIP Cuts. Sebastian Camacho carried Jacqueline’s with a team high 14 points. Evan Carlisle demonstrated great ball movement and scored 10 points for VIP Cuts.
Half Staff remained undefeated with a 17-14 victory over Shoe City Hardware. Enrique Alvarado controlled the tempo of the game as point-guard for Half Staff and scored seven points. Elias Polanco played strong in the paint and scored 6 points for Half Staff. Enrique Ruiz and Denzel Gonzales both hit three-pointers in the fourth quarter for Shoe City Hardware, but it wasn’t enough to take the win.
Mediterranean Pizza squeaked by Early Contractors 35-34. Edward Perez scored an outstanding game-high 20 points for Early Contractors. Phillip Cunningham played a strong game for Mediterranean Pizza with 18 points in the showdown.
Edward Perez managed to shut down Phillip Cunningham in the fourth quarter, but Brandon Donald picked up the slack with seven points in the quarter for Mediterranean Pizza.
Major League Basketball, Game two
Early Contractors overpowered Lucky’s Pizza 39-26. Joshua Santacruz scored 15 points with ease for Early Contractors. Jason McKeon played point-guard and scored 9 points for Lucky’s Pizza. Pablo Vargas scored 11 points for Early Contractors, which remains undefeated.
GL Enterprises squeezed past JDR’s Auto/Welding 29-28. Sebastian Batista dominated the paint and scored 12 points for GL Enterprises. Samuel Powell scored a team high 12 points for JDR’s Auto/Welding, but was shut down by Sebastian Batista in the fourth quarter. JDR’s Auto/Welding had the lead 28-27 with 16.3 seconds left on the clock, but Cole Smith hit a crucial mid-range jump shot to take the win for GL Enterprises.