Upper Darby, PA – It was sweet redemption for the Boardwalk Empire as they clobbered the Warriors. The fast break was key to their victory. Athan Tsingoropoulos who was on the receiving end all night, led all scores with nineteen points, as the Empire improved their record to 7-7.
Boardwalk Empire 62, Warriors 35
The Warriors had met up with Boardwalk Empire midway through the season and completely dominated that previous game. But tonight the Empire came in with nearly a full squad and applied a lot of half court pressure all night on defense. They also managed to control the boards, thanks to Nick Kafkalas and Steve Gassis. The Warriors seemed to be caught off guard all night. Every rebound seemed to go to the Boardwalk Empire. And when it did, they ran with it. In fact, they ran away with it and ended up blowing out the Warriors.
Danny’s Boys 52, PAS Giannina 49
Alexi Topalides took the reigns on the floor for Danny’s Boys in their matchup with PAS Giannina. Topalides took over Pete Kathopoulos’ duties, who’s out with an injury, and helped his team shut down PAS Giannina in the final minutes of the game. Under the boards offensively, big Jim Armenakis of Danny’s Boys was unstoppable. He led all scores with 27 points and gave his team another win keeping them in the middle of the standings.
Kings 71, Revolution 56
The only team this year to beat the Revolution twice are the Kings. They did it on opening night, more than two months ago when they first met up and last night. Although the Rev’s jumped out to a quick 8-0 run, in the first half, the Kings, calmly went about their business. By halftime, it was tied 31-31. The man to man defense had worked. It also helped that Pete Kada of the Rev’s, only scored 16 points. Six below his average. On the other hand, four of the six Kings players were in double digits with points. “ We match up well against them. And our veteran skills help”, said team leader Bill Zonios. Niko Ballis of the Kings led all scores with nineteen points and the Kings remain a game out of second place behind the Wolfpack.