Teams are battling for playoff position in the winter basketball and floor hockey leagues at the Boys and Girls Club.
As the regular season winds down, here are the latest scores:
MAJOR LEAGUE FLOOR HOCKEY, WEEK 8
Dawns Here verses Maria’s Restaurant started off as a close game.
Dawns Here battling to keep its perfect record seems to be a weekly routine. Maria’s Restaurant was missing its star player and ended up getting blown out. Peter Grillo of Dawns Here had a game-high 5 goals to lead his team to another victory to remain undefeated. Dawns Here won 10-2.
Prime Time Sports against Dempsey Insurance was a blowout.
With Prime Time looking to solidify the second-place spot and earn a bye in the playoffs, the team was looking for another win and got it with Rafael Torres scoring a game-high 8 goals. Prime Time won, 14-4.
MINOR LEAGUE FLOOR HOCKEY
Fantini vs. Don Wilson was a nail-biter and went into overtime.
Then Ivan Oviedo of Fantini decided it was time for a change. He took the puck all the way to the goal to score and win in overtime. Oviedo scored all 5 of his team's goals. Fantini won, 5-4.
Choice Fitness was missing star player Ryan Carlson, which ended up hurting the team as Dorian Shannon scored 2 goals for TJS to lead his team to a 4-2 victory over Choice Fitness.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Humble Truth vs. Early Contractors started off as a battle.
Both teams were aggressive — scoring points, committing fouls and making turnovers. Jeremiah Lugo of Humble Truth led his team to 39-35 victory by scoring 31 points.
Upscale Cutz battled T-Stop in a close game.
This was looking like a blowout until Xzavier Pabon, star player for Upscale Cutz, showed up and and scored 18 points to keep his team in a close battle. But Upscale Cutz fell short as T-Stop took advantage with height and won the game, 46-40.
MINOR LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Jayden Eusebio of Rice & Broulliard Electric had a game-high 17 points, playing as a stretch center.
But Nathan Mafika of Fantini had 12 points to put Fantini over the top with a 33-31 victory.
Undefeated Shoe City Hardware battled underdog Harold Maya Construction.
The return of Shoe City star Saul Cruz turned out to be a big factor as he towered over everyone. Dante Makoni of Harold Maya scored 12 points to keep his team alive, but Shoe City held on for a 31-30 win.
Rook’s Barbershop against Early Contractors was one for the books, as Rook’s Barbershop was looking to hold onto second place.
Early Contractors was leading for most of the game, flowing well in transition, with Alejandro Iraheta scoring 18 points, but it wasn’t enough as Early lost its grip towards the end of the game. Jeremiah Correa of Rook’s Barbershop scored 19 points with a variety of showcase moves. Rook’s Barbershop took a 40-36 victory.