– Morgan Hill Garage Door claimed the Men’s DD Basketball League
title with a pair of victories this week in Championship Series
play at Solorsano Gymnasium.
GILROY – – Morgan Hill Garage Door claimed the Men’s DD Basketball League title with a pair of victories this week in Championship Series play at Solorsano Gymnasium.
Trailing 1-0 in the best 2-of-3 series against Shake N Bake, Morgan Hill Garage Door responded with a 55-51 thriller Monday before powering to a 57-44 victory Wednesday.
An 11-0 run in the second half turned a 38-35 deficit into a 46-38 lead for Morgan Hill Garage Door Monday. Shake N Bake moved within three points in the closing 90 seconds.
Gene Cotter produced 18 points, Enrique Dolmo 13 and Alexis Rivas 12 for the winners. Eric Tollison slashed to 19 points and Mitch Mezzetti contributed 16 to the Shake N Bake effort.
Tollison missed the last 25 minutes of Wednesday’s rematch, leaving the scoring pressure on Shake N Bake to Tucker Baksa and Hans Mendecona. Baksa worked inside for 17 points, Mendecona 12 for the losers. Mezzetti threaded three three-pointers in the second half to finish with 11 markers.
Alexi Rivas paced Morgan Hill Garage Door in Wednesday’s clincher with 15 points. Cotter followed with 12 points.
Jiffy Lube claimed the Men’s D League title with a two-game sweep over Hard Ninety this week.
Jiffy Lube, finishing the season at 13-2, eased past Hard Ninety 75-52 Monday before completing the series with a 63-51 decision Wednesday.
JT Tipton struck for 25 points Monday to ignite the Jiffy Lube offense. Ron Colman Jr. produced 17 points, Justin Sweeney and Sonny Old Elk 10 each for the winners. Destry Jones provided 16 points, Cliff Dennett 10 for Hard Ninety.
Colman and Larry Lee Smoot each popped in 14 points in Wednesday’s clincher. Nick Tuttle and Tipton added 12 points each for the champions. Jones poured in 15 points, Frank Tomasetti 13 for Hard Ninety.