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Playoffs approach in VFCC summer league


By From VFCC Basketball

Monday, July 14, 2014

After taking a week off for the holiday break, the teams entered the second to last week of regular season play in the 2014 season of the Valley Forge Christian College Men’s Basketball Summer League.

Sherwin-Williams remains at the top of the leaderboard, remaining unbeaten going into the final week at 6-0. Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust continues to stay right on Sherwin-Williams’ heels with a 5-1 record. The Bankers’ lone loss was to Sherwin-Williams.

Sly Fox takes the thrid spot with a 3-2 record while Citadel and Dave Hoffman’s Auto Repair tied at the four spot with 3-3 records. Crown Trophy falls to the sixth spot with a 2-3 mark. Bella Napoli drops to a 2-4 log with Integrated Promotions rounding out the standings with an 0-6 record.

Tuesday, July 8

Dave Hoffman’s Auto Repair 84, Integrated Promotions 60: Dave Hoffman’s jumped to an early lead to be up 47-25 at the break. In the second half, Integrated Promotions stepped up its shoot with Jay Donovan sinking four 3-pointers in a row. Greg Conroy paced Dave Hoffman’s to victory with a game-high 29 pokints. Dave Doyle and Justin Jaworski added 17 points apiece. Donovan led his team with 21 points, followed by Dan Joyce with 16.

Sly Fox 97, Crown Trophy 44: Sly Fox bolted to a 56-28 advantage by halftime. Sly Fox put six players in double digits. Eric Burnett led his team with 18 points while Matt Crider finished with 16. Justyn Mitchell and Chris Ellis tallied 12 points apiece for Crown Trophy.

Thursday, July 10

Citadel 70, Integrated Promotions 46: Integrated Promotions stayed close at halftime, trailing by six points at 33-27. But after the break, Citadel pushed forward and outscored its foe by a 37-19 margin. Jean LeBlance finished at the top scorer for Citadel with 23 points. Latrell Alford followed with 18. Integrated Promotions got 18 points from Dan Joyce and 17 from Jay Donovan.

Sly Fox 76, Bella Napoli 70: Sly Fox pulled away in the final moments of the game to gain the win. Sly Fox trailed by a point at the break, 39-38. Will Furey led Sly Fox with 18 points while Matt Crider contributed 16. Bella Napoli’s Mike Gary recorded a game-high 20 points while Jon Hogga notched 11.

Sherwin-Williams 84, Dave Hoffman’s Auto Repair 80: This contest came down to foul shots. Sherwin-Williams maintained a small lead throughout the game. The top scorer, not only for the night but alsof or the week, was Dave Hoffman’s Albert Medoro with 30 points. Britt Moore added 21 points for Dave Hoffman. Sherwin-Williams’ top scorer was Matt Forrest with 18 points while Ryan McKee and TJ Klinger added 16 points apiece.