Moonlight Comeback Falls Short in Giorgi League
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Paul Maurice scored 20 points, and MCLA held off a furious comeback by Moonlight Diner to take a 64-54 win in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League on Monday evening.
MCLA led 39-16 at half-time, but Moonlight got within one point, 54-53, before MCLA closed with a 10-1 run.
Maurice grabbed 11 boards and blocked two shots, and Ruben Delrosario and Koreen Kirsey scored 16 and 15, respectively, for the TrailBlazers.
For Moonlight, Geoff Knodel scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Noah Snyder scored nine points with five boards.
In Tuesday's nightcap, Ty Rochester scored 23 points to lead Moresi and Associates to a 62-58 win over Bloom Property Management.
Rochester had eight rebounds, and Ray Viches scored 15 points for the winners.
Kevin Carpenter scored 16 points for Bloom, which got 12 from Tyler Benoit.