St. Francis Summer Classic Playoffs Begin
The regular season of the St. Francis Summer Classic is coming to a close and the playoffs are getting underway.
In Women's Open A basketball action, Erin White returned the favor on the Hot Mommas after losing the season finale to them on a buzzer beater. They will face Bayview in the championship on Monday at 8:15 after Bayview rallied to knock of The Inn.
The Women's B Division remains tight with two weeks remaining. Men's Open playoffs began on Thursday with the semi-finals scheduled for this Thursday night.
The Graybeards also began playoffs with first round action on Thursday. The semi-finals are on Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. with the championship game on Thursday, July 31.
In the Boys' Grammar Junior division, Long Beach Surgical leads the way with the Melons and Curran's Superior Meats in pursuit. Long Beach Surgical also holds the top spot in Boys Grammar Middle with Coastal Real Estate right behind.
The Orangemen secured first place in Boys Grammar Senior with Belle Harbor Breezy Point Physical Therapy and Business Relocation Services also looking strong as the playoffs approach.
The Graybeards are the top dogs in the Boys High School division with the second seed falling to The Wharf or Denis S. O'Connor. Coastal Real Estate and Walter's Giants lead the Girls Grammar Junior division.
Cross County Federal Savings Bank currently holds the top seed in Girls Grammar Senior with Walsh Properties also a possibility to take first place.
This week's playoff schedule is as follows: Monday-Boys Grammar Middle First Round, Boys Grammar Senior Quarterfinals, Boys High School Quarterfinals and Women's Open A Championship.
Tuesday: Boys Grammar Middle Quarterfinals, Boys High School Quarterfinals and Girls Grammar Senior Quarterfinals
Wednesday: Boys Grammar Middle Quarterfinals, Boys Grammar Senior Quarterfinals, and Girls Grammar Senior Quarterfinals.
Thursday- Men's Open Semifinals and Graybeards Championship
The schedule is subject to change due to rain. Games are at 7:00 and 8:15 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales. Here are the standings:
Boys Grammar Junior Division: Long Beach Surgical-7-0, Melons- 5-2, Curran's Superior Meats-5-2, Buckley's Restaurant-4-3, The Storage Place-3-4, Cyberzone-1-5, Seaway Marina-1-5, Boarders Surf Shop-1-6.
Boys Grammar Middle Division- Long Beach Surgical-7-1, Coastal Real Estate-5-1, J&E Industries-3-2, Station Liquors-4-3, Rockaway Little League-3-3, Ameritag-3-3, BHYC-3-5,
Mullin Basketball Camp-2-5, Kill, Wood & Mann-2-6, Cougars-1-5.
Boys Grammar Senior Division- Orangemen-6-2, BH-BP Physical Therapy-5-2, Business Relocation Services 5-2, McManus Mechanical- 3-2, Caucig Utilities-3-4, JG Electrical Installations-2-4, Walsh Properties-2- 4, Plum Tomatoes Pizza-1-7, Boys High School Division-Graybeards- 7-1, Wharf-5-2, Denis S. O'Connor-4-2, Treiber-Roberts-4-3, The Wave-3-4, Ridgewood Savings Bank-2-4, Dr. Schilling's POD's-2-5,
R. Tyne Painting-2-6, Rockaway Rotary-1-5,
Girls Grammar Junior Division
Coastal Real Estate-6-0, Walter's Giants-5-1, Kennedy's Restaurant-4-2, Harbor Optics-3-3, T. Moriarty & Son- 3-3, Honey B's-3-3, Ready, Set, Go Travel-1-5, Carvel-0-6
Girls Grammar Senior Division Cross County Savings Bank-7-1, Walsh Properties-5-1, Ryan's Rebels - 5-3, Ludwig's Sand Witches-5-3, Belle Harbor Chemists-2-4, Betty Boops- 2- 4, Kimball Construction-1-5, Flynn & Flynn-1-7
Women's Open A Division- The Inn-6-2, Erin White-6-2, Hot Mommas-4-4, Bayview-4-4, Michelle Kenel-0-8 Women's Open B Division
Jamesons 2-3-2, Harbor Light 2- 3-2, Harbor Light 1-2-3, Jamesons 1-2-3 Men's Open Division- Belle Harbor Steakhouse, Jameson's, Caiazzo Plumbing, The Greene Machine, Rock Park All-Stars, WPE Catering- Beer House Beverage, Rick's Daily News.