It's not the redemption they're after, but it will have to do for now. Just a few days removed from suffering a last-second home-court loss to archrival Kaiserslautern, the Ramstein Royals vented their frustrations on the host Vilseck Falcons in a pair of weekend romps. The Royals won 60-41 on Friday and 59-39 on Saturday.

Jesse Gray scored 12 points in each game and Trey Bailey notched a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double Saturday for Ramstein, which improved to 6-1 on the season.

Vilseck's weekend got off to a promising start as the Falcons took a 10-5 lead through Friday's first quarter. But turnovers sabotaged the squad; it made a combined 56 over the two games.

Johnathan Wade led the way for Vilseck with 13 points in each game.

The Royals will host Lakenheath next weekend ahead of a Jan. 27 rematch with Kaiserslautern, which won Tuesday night's clash 47-46 on a buzzer-beating tip-in by Bridger Hawkins.

Black Forest Academy 56/65, Hohenfels 42/75: At Hohenfels, the two Division II hopefuls played to a hard-fought split.

The visiting Falcons took the upper hand Friday behind matching 16-point efforts from Noah Greathouse and Jonah Greathouse. BFA built an eight-point halftime edge and pulled away further in the fourth quarter.

Hohenfels responded Saturday, forcing the game into overtime and blitzing the Falcons 17-7 in the extra period to salvage the weekend. David Vidovic totaled 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Tigers.

Alconbury 61/65, Brussels 40/51: At Alconbury, the new Division III arrivals made a statement with a sweep of the division's reigning champions.

A balanced offensive attack carried the day for Alconbury. On Friday, Joey Behr scored 12 points while Fritz Sherenco, Ken Ewing and Forrest Booker each had 11. Booker stepped forward with 17 points Saturday, with Sherenco and Behr scoring 12 and Wes Reddecliff and Ewing chipping in nine in support.

Brussels' Michael DeFazio was effective in defeat Saturday with 21 points and 12 rebounds.

Alconbury encounters two more of its new divisional rivals next weekend, hosting Baumholder and Menwith Hill.

Patch 72, Wiesbaden 57: Saturday at Wiesbaden, the frontcourt duo of Robert Braswell and Colin Whitten overwhelmed the undersized Warriors. Braswell scored a game-high 20 points and Whitten added 18 as the two-time defending Division I champion Panthers completed a sweep of Wiesbaden, whom they defeated for last year's title. Patch won Friday night's game 53-44.

Anthony Little led the Warriors with a 19-point, 10-rebound double-double. Guard Keyshaun Green passed out 10 assists for the home team.

Lakenheath 46/54, SHAPE 25/34: At Lakenheath, the Lancers had no trouble with a longtime regional rival that is now also a divisional foe. Myles Erkins scored 14 points Friday and another 15 on Saturday to lead the Lakenheath offense. Jalen Hodge added 15 of his own in Saturday's sweep-clinching win.

SHAPE, promoted from Division II to Division I in the fall, fell to 1-4 on the season and 0-4 against its new divisional opponents. Lakenheath improves to 6-2, with its only losses coming to Wiesbaden in December.

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