VAIL Fall Basketball League 2017
Four Champions were crowned on December 19th
D1 - Wallace Express overcame early deficit, then held on for third title, 77-68, over Team Mamba
Team Mamba jumped out to an 11-0 start, but it was all Wallace Express after that, as they prevailed,77-68, to claim their 3rd D1 title. Jon Hargett led Wallace Express with with 16 points, while Rodney Ragland chpped in 11. Wallace Express led by as many as 16 in the second half before Team Mamba trimmed it all the way to four in the closing minute. Pat Scoggin carried the Team Mamba offense, pouring in a game-high 30. Justin Weldon hit five three's for his 15 points, and Drew Faggert added 11 in the loss.
D2 - Holmes, 7 Or 7, proved too much down the stretch for Richmond Rack, earning a 65-56 victory
Torin Holmes poured in 24 points, and 7 Or 7 eventually pulled away in a good back-and-forth finals matchup to beat Richmond Rack, 65-56. Harvey Mills netted 13 in the victory for 7 Or 7, who claimed their first D2 title in 13 seaons (albeit a completely revamped roster). Pele Paelay kept Richmond Rack in it, leading all scorers with 28 - half of his team's output. 7 Or 7 was able to claim the title after coming up two points short in last season's final, while the loss for Richmond Rack halted a 7-game win streak.
D3A - Another Won capped off perfect season by holding off Hustle Game, 53-45
Behind a 20-point night from Davis Khoury, Another Won held off Hustle Game, 53-45, to claim the D3A championship. Sam Keller added 10 for Another Won, who capped off a perfect 12-0 season and finished as the only undefeated team in any division this season. Darryl Johnston hit four three's en route to his team-high 16 for Hustle Game, as they tried to rally in the second half but came up short against Another Won - the team responsible for both of their losses this season.
D3B - The Rowdy Bunch led from start to finish to win title over Southside Saints, 53-30
The Rowdy Bunch led early and often, ultimately cruising to a 53-30 win over Southside Saints to earn the D3B title. The Rowdy Bunch were led by their go-to guy, Jeff Gill, as he scored 15 to lead the offense, while Jeremy Schuh pitched in nine. Karl Balling scored 12 to lead the Southside Saints, who had a nice run to reach the finals before falling short.
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