Sunday night league has been playing for more than 30 years

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The Sonoma Valley Men’s Recreational Basketball’s Jack Benny (39-and-over) Sunday Night League kicked off its 2018-19 season on Nov. 11.

The league, which has been in existence for more than 30 years, has five teams returning this year including last year’s champion, Patt’s Copy World. Other teams include Heffernan Insurance Brokers, Murphy’s Irish Pub, R&B Custom Builders and VOM Winery. After two weeks of play, VOM Winery and R&B are both 1-0, Patt’s and Heffernan are both 1-1 while Murphy’s is 0-2.

Nov. 11:

Patt’s Copy World 72, Murphy’s Irish Pub 52:

Patt’s – Ryan McMillan 19 (three treys), Bill Utenehzer 18, Annie Studdert 16, Dave Studdert 10 and Sal Chavez 9. Murphy’s – Kiah Ginsberg 20 (four treys), Ryan Tunheim 14, Eric Jorgensen 7, Rich Tunheim 4, Steve Mellinger 4 and John Malinkowski 2.

R&B Custom Builders 67, Heffernan Insurance 60:

R&B – Anthony Albano 17, Chris Nufo 11, Al Martinson 11, Jesse Long 11, Carlo Ligoti 6, Dan Egnew 4, Danny Dwyer 2, Kimone Davison 2 and Jared Soukup 2. Heffernam – Gus Halter 24 (six treys), Kevin Jaggie 17, Joe Neely 7, Devin Ajax 6, Pete Ahern 4 and Steve Matuszak 2.

Nov. 18:

VOM Winery 86, Patt’s Copy World 64:

VOM Winery – Sean Carrol 40 (nine treys), Andre 18 (six treys), Bruce Rhode 10, Dave MacDonald 10, CJ 9 and John Scheilien 2. Patt’s – Ryan McMillan 17, Bill Utenehzer 12, Dave Studdert 11, Manny Cicetti 9, Max Franks 8 and Annie Studdert 7.

Heffernan Insurance 62, Murphy’s Irish Pub 60:

Heffernan – Nick Haley 17 (four treys), Ralph Evans 15, Clem Moore 10, Peter Ahern 8, Steve Matuszak 6, Brian Stephenson 3 and Devin Ajax 3. Murphy’s – Gary Newman 22, Ryan Tunheim 19, Beni Comma 17 (three treys), Richard Tunheim 2

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