Thompson Tavern holds off Milos
DOVER — The Dover Men’s 35-plus Basketball League concluded its regular season on Monday night with Thompson Tavern surviving a furious late-game charge to beat Milos 70-66, in th first game. Tim Malinowski led with 24 points to go along with three steals. Mike Hendery had 18 points and Aaron Bliss chipped in 10 points in the victory. Milos was once again a two-man show with Tyler Houghton and Jeremy Horne scoring 24 and 22 points, respectively. Houghton also secured the league scoring title.
In Game 2, Storage Barn won a slugfest against Mallory Portraits, 59-51. Nick Baillergeon and Ned Healy each had 12 points for SB, while Tom Vitko and Kevin Saunders had 10 points each. Mallory was led by Mike Ream with 17 points, while Mike Riestenberg had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
The final game of the evening got ugly early as MLC gave Margaritas a 70-49 drubbing. MLC was led by Albie Salvatore with 16 points. Zach Daly had 14 points and 10 rebounds, whileDan Phillips and Glen Fieldsend chipped in 11 and 10 points, respectively. Bob Mitchell had 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead margaritas. Harold Stephens also reached double figures with 11 points in defeat.
The league kicks off its double-elimination playoffs this Monday. Great Island Realty finished as regular season champs with an 11-1 record and will have a first-round bye.
Ice House claims 9-10 title
PORTSMOUTH — MVP Cam Fregeau scored a game-high 18 points to lead Ice House to the Portsmouth Recreation Grade 9-10 hoop championship over 603 Driving School, 50-28.
Josh Foss added 11 points for Ice House, while Zac Yeaton led 603 Driving School with 11 points.
Fregeau, Foss and Will Gum made the All-Tournament Team from Ice House, while Yeaton, Luke Cassell and Josh Pisani made it from 603.
Clarizio Dental takes 11-12 crown
PORTSMOUTH — MVP Kevin Mcdermott scored 18 points, as did Oscar Lalime, to lead Clarizio Dental to a 64-54 win over Portsmouth Housing Authority in the Portsmouth Rec Grade 11-12 hoop championship.
Evan Fate added 13 points for Clarizio, while PHA was led by Robert Jurus with 13 points and Aaron Lungren with 10.
Named to the All-Tournament Team from Clarizio were Mcdermott, Fate and Gage Karlin, as well as Jurus, Lungren and Kevin Gum from PHA.
Fate received the Most Improved Player Award, while the Nick Grimbalis Sportsmanship Award went to PHA's Christian Choquette.
More honors for Benway and Berry
St. Joseph's College seniors Emily Benway and Darian Berry, both of Rochester, have received more basketball honors.
Benway was named Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) Second Team after averaging 12.4 points and 9.3 rebounds per game for the Monks who went 28-2 overall and lost in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. She ended her career with 1,295 points.
She was also selected to play in the New England Women's Basketball Associations Senior Classic on March 23, 1 p.m., at Springfield College.
Berry was named Google Cloud Third Team Academic All-American as a finance and accounting major at St. Joe's where he has made the Dean's List the last seven semesters.
He averaged 20 ppg for the Monks who went 19-8 and ended his career with 1,275 points.
Dover baseball spaghetti dinner on Saturday
DOVER — The Dover High School Green Wave Baseball Booster Club is holding a spaghetti dinner on Saturday night only, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Dover High School Town Square. The fundraiser is scheduled to run in alignment with the Dover High School Drama Club play to allow fans the option of attending both events.
The play, “All Shook Up,” starts promptly at 7 p.m. and special reserved seating is available for those who purchase the dinner and a show combo ticket. The meal is $8 per person for students or seniors, $9 per person for adults, or purchase the dinner and a show special for $14 per person. Combo ticket proceeds will be split between the DHS baseball team and the DHS Drama Club.