AUBURN – Pike Industries has been crowned regular season champion in the Auburn Rec Men’s Slowdown Basketball League with an 11-1 record. Brew Crew finished second with a 10-2 mark, after losing to Pike in the final week.

Playoffs (all 13 teams) begin Monday at Hasty Community Center, with Pike drawing a bye until March 13. Following is next week’s playoff schedule: Monday, 6:30, (8) Hooligans vs (9) Free Agents; 7:45, (5) JF Murphy vs (12) Rocky Mountain Oysters; 9:00, (4) LA Dox vs (13) Insomniacs. Tuesday’s schedule: 6:30, (7) West Shore vs (10) LA Orphans; 7:45, (6) Scott Thayer Auto vs (11) First Stringers. Wednesday’s schedule: 6:30, (2) Brew Crew vs Winner 7-10; 7:45, Winner 6-7 vs (3) Fitness World; 9:00, Winner 5-12 vs Winner 4-13. The double-elimination tourney ends on March 15.

Following are recent results that ended the regular season:

Pike Industries 56, Brew Crew 35. Pike: Jace St. Hilaire, 19; Jared Erskine, 12. Crew: Mike Belanger, 10; Joe Harris, 7.

West Shore 53, Free Agents 38. Westies: Peter Casey, 18; Dave Berry, 10. Agents: Kevin Blazer, 16; William Adams, 7.

LA Dox 66, Insomniacs 20. Dox: Mark Stubbs, 17; Verne Paradie, 15; Seth Gordon, 12. Insomniacs: Ryan Parlin, 7; Ed Marston, 6.

Hooligans won by forfeit over LA Orphans.

Rocky Mountain Oysters 41, Free Agents 24. Oysters: Dave Goggin, 25; Eric Camire, 6. Agents: Blazer, 14; Riche Storer, 6.

Fitness World 59, Scott Thayer, 57. Fitness: Justin Perron, 15; Christian Gurney, 14. Thayer: Chris Randall, 24; Donnie Gayton, 9.

Scott Thayer 55, Hooligans 46. Thayer: Chris Randall, 17; Dave Ferraro, 11. Hooligans: Ben Lachance, 19; Steve Bell, 7.

First Stringers 47, West Shore 42. Stringers: Xavier Poxorzynski, 17; Will White, 13. Westies: Mike Berry 13; Peter Casey, 11.

Final standings follow, as reported by the Auburn Recreation Department:

Pike Industries 11 1

Brew Crew 10 2

Fitness World 9 3

LA Dox 8 4

JF Murphy 7 5

Scott Thayer Auto 7 5

West Shore 6 6

Hooligans 5 7

Free Agents 4 8

LA Orphans 4 8

First Stringers 4 8

Rocky Mountain Oysters 3 9

Insomniacs 0 12
Auburn Women

AUBURN – SOCHS maintained its lead in the Auburn Rec Women’s Slowdown Basketball League last week with a 39-23 win over Independent Women. Heidi Mitchell led the winners with 12 points. Amanda Carroll added 6 and Courtney Haynes 4. Stacy Croft paced the losers with 6. Debra Humason and Brooke Palmer added 2 each.

Rec-Ing Crew and Hoop Camp stayed tied for second with victories. Crew knocked off Lady Ballers 47-25 as Laura Pate netted 6 and Michelle Rollins 4. Jen Robitaille tossed in 12 for the Lady Ballers. Jen Small added 3.

Tracy Scott scored 17 and Katie Morin added 10 as Hoop Camp edged Young Ones 41-40. Pauline Veinott collected 18 for Young Ones. Melissa Bilodeau added 11 and Andrea Forbush 7.

Standings through Sunday:

SOCHS 6 1

Hoop Camp 5 1

Rec-Ing Crew 5 1

Old School 3 3

Lady Ballers 2 4

Independent Women 1 5

Young Ones 0 7
YMCA offers program

AUBURN – The Auburn-Lewiston YMCA has openings for its Hoopsters Basketball Program for boys and girls in Grades K-1. It is designed to prepare this age group for organized team play in game situations, while continuing to improve and develop the basic skills.

Requirements for the program are that youngsters must have participated in the YMCA Skills and Drills Program or some other form of structured basketball. The program will run from 5:15-6:15 p.m., on Tuesdays, March 7 through April 23. Entry fee is $30 plus a YMCA Youth Membership ($45).

To register or for further information, contact the YMCA at 62 Turner St., Auburn, or call Erin Lovely at 795-4095, extension 215, or email [email protected]


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