In two Sundays of action, the top of the Sonoma Valley Men’s Recreational Basketball’s Jack Benny (39-and-over) Sunday Night League standings went from a four-team, first-place tie to a pair of knotted frontrunners.
While winning their past two games, defending regular-season champion Heffernan Insurance Brokers and La Salette share first place with 8-4 records each, followed by R&B Custom Home Builders’ 7-5, while defending playoff-champion Patt’s Copy World has dropped two straight and is tied with Murphy’s Irish Pub at 6-6, and VOM Fire is 1-11.
In games played March 16, at the Altimira Middle School gym,
Heffernan Insurance Brokers toppled Patt’s Copy World 64-51, led by Kevin Jaggie’s game-high 21 points, Joe Neely’s 15 with three treys, eight each by Devin Ajax, Clem Moore and Brian Stephenson, and Pete Ahern and Steve Matuszak’s two apiece. Patt’s was paced by Dave Studdert’s 15 points with three treys, Dan Flohr’s 13, Max Frank’s 12, Mark Fidler’s nine and Scott Summers’ two.
La Salette downed Murphy’s Irish Pub 62-50, led by Aaron Locks’ 14 points, Marc Traverso’s 13, Kenton Lewis and Aaron Smith’s 11 each, Don Fowler’s 10, Manny Azevedo’s two and Mike Glasbrenner’s one. Pacing the Pub were Beni Comma’s game-high 20 points with four treys, Jamie Svanda’s 12, Rich Tunheim’s eight, Eric Jorgensen’s five, Steve Mellinger’s three and John Malinkowski’s two.