Dark Blue 34 Gray 33
An exciting, well-played game in which Grays late rally just fell short. For Dark Blue, Kyle Reiner was outstanding, showing all his skills with tough defense, key rebounds and putting in a game high 16 points. Bobby Katz was again tough on the glass and played very strong defense on the tough Gray big men. Adam Cuthill took control of the Blue offense, doing a great job controlling the floor, as well as playing tough D on the perimeter and chipping in four points. Adam Pollock had a fine all-around game, grabbing key late game boards and scoring a big late game bucket that helped ice the contest.
For the Gray squad, Zach Halperin was a force, playing outstanding defense, running his squad's offense and putting in big hoops throughout the game. Danny Samowitz had a strong game, helping Gray work the boards, playing tough D and pumping in six big points. Ethan Brower made his presence known in the paint keeping the Blue forwards off the glass and key several fast breaks.
Orange 30 Light Blue 16
In a hard-fought game, Light Blue took an early lead but was caught by the Orange squad down the stretch. Drew Friedman had a strong game, defending well in the paint and distributing key assists throughout. Danny O'Connell was again outstanding in leading his team's offensive effort, playing great defense at the point of attack and scoring big buckets down the stretch. Stephen Orso continued to showcase his versatile game, slamming the boards, running the floor, defending and scoring in all periods. Brandon McCalla hustled all night, running the floor and playing very tough defense.
For Light Blue, Conor Gately played an excellent all-around game, dishing and swishing and showing tremendous hustle on defense. Joe Connors continued his outstanding rebounding and tough defense against the high-powered Orange offense. Jason Stein showed his skills by setting picks, continually moving the ball and playing tight defense.
Green 15 Purple 13
A thrilling contest, highlighted by tough defense from both squads. For the Green machine, Nate Omeltchenko led the offense, handing out assists and pumping in five points. Anthony DaSilva was strong on the glass, keeping the tough Purple front line at bay. Tommy Weil was also very tough on the boards, played tough interior defense and scored a key hoop down the stretch. Noah Tanenbaum continued to display his all-around game, hitting the boards, scoring several big baskets and playing very tough defense on the strong ball handlers of the Purple squad.
For Purple, Kevin Roberts helped control the middle and wipe the glass. Matt Valenti was again a force, hustling all night, grabbing boards and going to the hoop. Andrew Boehm led the attack, dishing assists and holding off the Green ball handlers at the point of attack. Mike Rufrano showcased his all-around game with great ball handling, tough defense and several big hoops.