Winter 2012: A 5v5 League Champs: Middlesex Magic

    Middlesex Magic Dominates in Second Half to WIn Title Over Living The Dream
    Living the Dream 49 Middlesex Magic 64

    Middlesex Magic survived a double digit deficit to win 64-49 over Living The Dream in the A 5v5 Championship game. Bryan Lambert took away MVP honors with 16 points and six rebounds. He nailed 7-8 from the free throw line.

    Middlesex Magic started the first half on a 5-0 run with a three from Mike Crotty to top it off. Living The Dream responded with a 23-8 run to take the 23-13 lead on a three from Jesse Roth. Srockwell hit a deep three to extend the lead to 31-16, but Middlesex Magic responded with a 9-2 run to bridge the gap before the half, 33-25. On the final possession of the half, Chuck Abba felt as if he were fouled on a three-point attempt, but the refs wouldn’t have his argument and with time expired they called a technical on him.

    To start the second half, Lew Finnegan made the free throws for the technical that put Living The Dream up 35-25. Middlesex Magic immediately reacted with a 13-0 run to take the 38-35 on a three from Jason O’Keefe with a little under seven minutes left to play in the game. The is lead was pushed to 47-37 after Lambert hit two free throws. After trading baskets, Middlesex Magic hit their free throws down the stretch to win by 15.

    Mike Crotty was second on Middlesex Magic with 14 points, but only hit 2-7 from distance. O’Keefe and Ben Coffin each added 11 points, four rebounds and two assists.

    Lew Finnegan had a team-high 11 points and collected seven rebounds. Phil Barera added 10 points off the bench.

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    Living the Dream 49  Middlesex Magic 64

    Middlesex Magic Dominates in Second Half to WIn Title Over Living The Dream

    Middlesex Magic survived a double digit deficit to win 64-49 over Living The Dream in the A 5v5 Championship game. Bryan Lambert took away MVP honors with 16 points and six rebounds. He nailed 7-8 from the free throw line.

    Middlesex Magic started the first half on a 5-0 run with a three from Mike Crotty to top it off. Living The Dream responded with a 23-8 run to take the 23-13 lead on a three from Jesse Roth. Srockwell hit a deep three to extend the lead to 31-16, but Middlesex Magic responded with a 9-2 run to bridge the gap before the half, 33-25. On the final possession of the half, Chuck Abba felt as if he were fouled on a three-point attempt, but the refs wouldn’t have his argument and with time expired they called a technical on him.

    To start the second half, Lew Finnegan made the free throws for the technical that put Living The Dream up 35-25. Middlesex Magic immediately reacted with a 13-0 run to take the 38-35 on a three from Jason O’Keefe with a little under seven minutes left to play in the game. The is lead was pushed to 47-37 after Lambert hit two free throws. After trading baskets, Middlesex Magic hit their free throws down the stretch to win by 15.

    Mike Crotty was second on Middlesex Magic with 14 points, but only hit 2-7 from distance. O’Keefe and Ben Coffin each added 11 points, four rebounds and two assists.

    Lew Finnegan had a team-high 11 points and collected seven rebounds. Phil Barera added 10 points off the bench.

    Living the Dream
    Player PTS DRB ORB AST STL Blk TURN FTA FTM FTP 3P 3PM 3PP
    Andrew St Claire85401003133% 4125%
    Brian Andruskiewicz410000000NA 300%
    Colin Brahe410100000NA 300%
    Jesse Roth530100000NA 11100%
    Lew Finnegan117030004375% 100%
    Phil Barera10210110100% 100%
    Robert Stockwell74011002150% 4250%
    Ryan Patendaude010000000NA 100%

    Middlesex Magic
    Player PTS DRB ORB AST STL Blk TURN FTA FTM FTP 3P 3PM 3PP
    Ben Coffin114021102150% 3267%
    Bryan Lambert166031008788% 3133%
    Chuck Abba430100000NA 100%
    Jason O'Keefe113120004250% 5120%
    Mahlon Williams4420100100% 00NA
    Mike Crotty14244100100% 7229%
    Zack Ray44021004250% 100%

Standings A 5v5 W12 Thru Week 13
PTeamRecord%StreakGBPFPA
1Middlesex Magic6-20.750L1077.0970.00
2Boneyard6-30.667W3071.6468.27
3Living the Dream6-30.667W1068.0063.75
4Market6-40.600L1070.8368.92
5Zards5-40.556L3172.1070.90
6Millrats4-40.500W1271.3375.00
7Invasion4-50.444L2272.1072.80
8Skunk-Works Ops3-60.333W2365.3068.80
9Flipmode0-90.000L9655.3369.33
Points Per Game
1Tony Barros
Market
22.33
2Brandon Ball
Millrats
19.89
3Jason O'Keefe
Middlesex Magic
19.73
4James Lambert
Market
19.33
5Matt Cahill
Boneyard
19.13
6Tomas Balcetis
Invasion
18.78
7John Murphy
Market
18.67

Player Rater
1Mike Crotty
Middlesex Magic
52.0011
2James Lambert
Market
47.569
3Lew Finnegan
Living the Dream
46.4212
4Brandon Ball
Millrats
45.069
5Bryan Lambert
Middlesex Magic
41.789
6Sherard Robbins
Flipmode
40.007
7Darian Reid-Sturgis
Zards
39.119
8Tony Awad
Skunk-Works Ops
39.009
9Royce Henry
Skunk-Works Ops
38.9510
10John Murphy
Market
36.899

Rebounds Per Game
1Bryan Lambert
Middlesex Magic
11.56
2Shane Brunette
Market
10.67
3Tony Awad
Skunk-Works Ops
10.22
4James Lambert
Market
10.00
4Darian Reid-Sturgis
Zards
10.00
6Royce Henry
Skunk-Works Ops
9.90
7Lew Finnegan
Living the Dream
9.67

3s Per Game
1Tony Barros
Market
4.4433%
2Joe Pagliuca
Invasion
4.1352%
3John Murphy
Market
4.0042%
4Matt Cahill
Boneyard
3.5040%
5Tomas Balcetis
Invasion
3.3340%
6Mike Crotty
Middlesex Magic
3.0933%
7Chris Baudinet
Boneyard
2.5040%
7Kenneth Fass
Skunk-Works Ops
2.5041%

Assists Per Game
1Mike Crotty
Middlesex Magic
7.45
2Michael Kearney
Zards
5.78
3Jeff Dickson
Boneyard
4.78
4David Mok
Invasion
4.70
5Brandon Ball
Millrats
4.56
6Zack Ray
Middlesex Magic
3.89
7Colin Brahe
Living the Dream
3.82