Co-Rec Basketball Spring 1999

Hoop Screams

Championship Game Summary
Hoop Screams 61, Delta Stu 35

Four teams entered the 1999 Co-rec baskethall playoffs. Hoop Screams, the perennial defending champions, went undefeated and crushed opponents in league play. They won by forfeit over Frannie's Angels to reach the playoff final. Delta Stu (JLA) was also impressive during league play and won by forfeit over Omelet with Toppings to advance to the championship.

For the first 10 minutes of the final, the teams traded baskets. After Delta Stu called a timeout, Hoop Screams took charge with Karen LaFrenier scoring a quick 4 of her 21 points. Teammate Raphael Cerrato hit back-to-back three pointers and David Wright nailed a trey of his own. Elizabeth Hnitecki's impressive 10 points helped Delta Stu stay close to Hoop Screams in the first half. Hoop Screams led at the half 27-22.

In the second half, Screams center/forward Sharon Bay proved too much for Delta Stu. Bay garnered many offensive and defensive rebounds and amassed 21 points. Even though Delta Stu fell significantly behind in the second half, they continued to play with hustle and heart behind Steve Chen's arc-busters and Marissa Legares' all-around good play. With the final score at 61-35, Hoop Screams captured the 3-peat.

Delta Stu (JLA)