HOUGHTON LAKE- The New Leaf Lawn Care defended their regular season Men’s Basketball League championship with a victory over #2 seeded Hometown Hoopers at the Northern Center in Houghton Lake. While their teammate and team sponsor Jamie Hammond went down in week 3 with an injury, their team mantra was “For Jamie” all season and they followed through in grand fashion, winning the tournament!
After an upset by the #5 seeded Rosco 5-0 over #4 Goon Squad with a score of 57-41, New Leaf held off the Cinderella story with a victory over Rosco 5-0 by a score of 53-43 in the semi-finals. On the other side of the bracket, Church Ball defeated Boondock Boys 54-37 in the first round, before being defeated by Hometown Hoopers 51-46 in the other semifinal matchup.
The next basketball league will begin Apr. 2, and will be featured as a Co-Ed League, with both men and women teams and players being sought. Call 989-202-4888 or follow the Northern Center on Facebook.