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Field and Field Builders Sunday celebrates its John Giorgi Summer Basketball League B Division title.

Field and Field Finishes Perfect Season in Giorgi League

By Stephen Sports
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – Field and Field Builders Sunday used two big first-half runs to take control of the game and went on to a 71-58 win over Central Radio in the John Giorgi Summer Basketball League B Division title game at the Armory.
Nick Waterman scored 18 points, and league MVP Frank Field added 14 as the Field and Field completed a 10-0 season with the win.
The teams were even for about 11 minutes of the first half.
But with 8:15 to play, Paul Oparowski scored to give his team a 19-15 lead and ignite an 11-0 run.
Waterman capped the run with a basket in transition assisted by Qwanell Bradley to put their team ahead, 28-15.
“Before the game, we just knew we’d have to run,” Field said. “They only had six or seven guys. So we knew if we came out and just pushed the pace, eventually they would tire out, and we’d be able to capitalize on it.”
Patrick Kennedy (six points, 12 rebounds) snapped run with a bucket in the post, and Central Radio was able to get within four when Kevin Shaker scored in the post to make it 30-26 with a few minutes left in the half.
But Field and Field scored nine straight points to go ahead by 13 on a Field 3-pointer before a Shaker free throw made it 39-27 at the break.
In the second half, back-to-back buckets by Seth Shepard (12 points, nine rebounds)  in transition and on a putback got Central Radio within eight at 54-46.
But Field and Field scored seven straight, capped by a triple from Will Hakes (11 points) to get the lead back to double digits.
A putback by Hunter Sarkis (10 points, 10 rebounds) got Central Radio within eight one more time with about three minutes left, but the team managed just two free throws the rest of the way.
Dave Wellington scored 19 in the loss for Central Radio, including 14 in the second half.
Jameson Coughlan scored eight points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Field and Field.
“My dad has been putting this team together with his company for a long time now, and he told me he’s never had a season, any season, with the amount of wins we had this year,” Field said of the perfect record. “We put the right team together, and we had fun. That’s why we won.
“It’s a good team. Everyone contributed. We’re looking forward to coming back next year and doing it again.”
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Miss Adams Diner Auctioned Off for $80,000

By Tammy DanielsiBerkshires Staff

Personnel from the Sheriff's Department prepare to auction off the diner to pay delinquent debts. 
ADAMS, Mass. — Miss Adams Diner once again has changed hands, this time to its former owner's largest creditor. 
David Atwell purchased the property at a sheriff's auction on Wednesday afternoon for $80,000 against the only other bidder, Mark Lapier.
Peter Oleskiewicz had purchased the landmark eatery in September 2020 but didn't open it for more than a year. He closed it in March this year, saying it wasn't generating enough revenue to continue. It was seized June 8 to pay off creditors related to his other business, Desperados. 
According to documents in Northern Berkshire District Court, Oleskiewicz owes Atwell a total of $168,338.05 for the now closed Mexican restaurant in North Adams and the state of Massachusetts $59,062 in sales taxes. 
Bidders had to have $10,000 in cash or bank check to participate; the winner is required to pay the balance within 45 days or the sale would go to the next highest bidder.
Atwell said he had no immediate plans for the Park Street diner but wanted to assure he would get some return. 
"I had $170,000 worth of debt on it. So I wasn't gonna let it go for ... you know," he said with a shrug after the auction. "If we had gotten a bit closer, I would have let it go but I wasn't going to take a haircut at 50 percent. It's too much money."
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