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Blendos Summer Basketball League 2022: Episode 4

week 4 game recap

A league

Week 4 of the a-league started off with a forfeit for the 6:00 p.m. game when Vegas Gold wasn't able to field enough players versus Texas Orange.

Texas Orange will look to bounce back week five when they play undefeated Tino's Pizzeria (Red) and Vegas Gold will hope to get a win vs Homestead Auto/ Approved Towing (Gold).

The first played game of week 4 started out pretty close 29-23 with black leading at the half. It seemed as if gold did all they could do to hang in before ultimately losing by 7.

There was a bunch of runs throughout the game but Zan Stewart led the way for Black with 21 points, three assists and five rebounds.

Aaron Smith was the game high scorer

with 26 points.

No player had a double-double in the contest.

Sid Doukoure (16) & Jake Vandusen (13) also scored in double figures.

In what had to be the game of the night, Tino's Pizzeria (Red) started out strong going up eight at the half 34 to 26.

Red came out in the second half with the same energy and finished the game 64-48.

Although the point scoring was low for Red, holding Slime Green to under 50 total points is an impressive feat.

Jacob Beach lead the Red team with 19 points.

Slime received 20 points from Danny Njoku and 18 points from Zyier Lawrence.

No player in this game recorded a double-double.

Integrated Chiropractic (Silver) hit the century mark vs Gold 100-64.

Graham Wooden was on fire from the start and made things much easier for his team offensively contributing 26 pts with 3 assists and 7 rebounds.

Jordan Shaul recorded 28 points for Gold.

Stevie Melendez also had 17 points for Gold.

Seamus Demauro was one point shy of having a double-double with 9 points and 10 rebounds

B league

In the first game of the day One Group (Orange) blew out Light Blue 106-61.

Aaron Smith shot exceptionally well from the field going 8/11 and 60% from three point range making 6 of 10 tallying 36 points.

Danny Njoku (Orange) lead all scorers with 38 points he also had double double with ten assists and was two rebounds away from a triple double (8).

Garrett Hassard also recorded a double-double for Orange with 20 points and 12 rebounds.

Damian Zimmer had a rough game vs Orange. He went 9/22 which is far from the average week for him.

Damian Zimmer led Carolina Blue with 21 points followed by 17 from Daniel Baker.

In the second B-league game of the day Benson agency (Sand) won in convincing fashion versus Black 79-71 behind 29 points from Cam Hayes and 28 points from Jaren Bull.

Brennen Lawton also scored 11 points and Chad Richards secured 10 rebounds for Sand.

The Black team was led by Jacob Beach, he finished with 15 points accompanied by 14 from Mitch Barton.

Interesting to note that both teams were very close in team total assists and rebounds.

Purple lead the game 37-29 at the half.

Royal Blue with a surprising turnaround in the second half, perserving to win 61-60.

This was a solid team win for Royal Blue. Jeremiah Ford led the team with scoring with 16 points followed by 14 from Greg Mattice, 11 from RayWilliams and 10 from Steve D'Angelo.

George Sheley had a game high 28 points for Purple

JO Annan and had a chance to win the game but the attempt fell short off the front of the rim.

Jo Annan, Greg Mattice and Jeremiah Ford all recorded double-doubles.

One Group (Syracuse Orange) winning the game 39 to 29 at the half.

Orange pulling off the win with 62 and White with 59.

Danny Njoku let the game in scoring with 26 points.

Aaron Smith also helped contribute offensively scoring 19 points for Orange followed by a massive double-double from Stevie Melendez with 15 points and 17 rebounds.

Zyier Lawrence had 25 points for the white team along with 13 rebounds followed by 17 points from Mariano Hernandez.

Olsen's Property Maintenance leading by 14, 44-30 at half.

White team rallied back eventually stealing the win 61-59.

Zyier Lawrence led the White team with 24 points and 15 rebounds followed by 15 points from Matt Schultz and a double-double ( 10 points 10 rebounds) from Khi Atkinson.

Mariano Hernandez also finished with 10 rebounds.

Peyton Olsen led the way for Carolina blue scoring 23 points.

Zeke Pulliam had a very solid overall game contributing 16 points along with six steals, two assists and 13 rebounds.