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LeShawn Adams and Greg Puccetti each scored 15 points Saturday as Menwith Hill rebounded from a 58-52 loss to London Central on Friday night with a 43-33 victory over the Bobcats that left the two teams tied for the Division III-North crown.

Both teams completed their league seasons with 5-1 records, but Menwith Hill holds the head-to-head points-differential tiebreaker advantage.

After battling so closely during the regular season, London Central, which got 25 points from All-European David Marbury on Friday night, and Menwith Hill will go their separate ways the rest of the way.

London Central, which completed its regular season 9-5 overall, moves on to the European D-III tournament Feb. 21-24 at Mannheim, Germany. Menwith Hill (9-7) will play in the D-IV event at the same time in Mannheim.

In other boys games of note:

Heidelberg 65, Ramstein 62: At Heidelberg, Shon Fisher struck for 19 points, and Chris Frazier added 17 as the Lions took command of the Division I conference race.

Heidelberg, coming off a 60-57 home victory over Wiesbaden on Friday night that was fueled by Frazier’s 20-point effort, will take a 5-0 conference mark into its league finale Friday at Patch. Ramstein, which got 23 points and 19 rebounds from John Myrick, fell to 3-1 in the D-I race going into league games Friday night in Wiesbaden and Saturday at home against Kaiserslautern.

Giessen 54, Hohenfels 51: At Giessen, the reigning European D-IV champions rode 17 points, 13 rebounds, five steals and three blocks by All-European C.J. Battle to a victory that clinched the Division III-South conference championship.

Combined with Giessen’s 75-52 romp over Hohenfels on Friday in a game that saw Giessen’s Gary “Gee” Williams sink eight of nine shots from behind the three-point arc in a 29-point outing, Saturday’s victory improved Giessen’s conference mark to 6-0 and overall record to 11-1.

Vilseck 51, BFA 50: At Vilseck, the Falcons held on as their 47-35 third-quarter lead all but evaporated.

Billy Reed of Black Forest Academy missed a three-point try at the buzzer, and Vilseck improved to 6-6 overall and 2-2 in II-South, tied with BFA and one game behind 3-1 Würzburg. Vilseck hosts Würzburg on Friday and visits the Wolves on Saturday to close out the regular season. BFA will host Mannheim both days.

Livorno 50, Milan 47: Friday at Livorno, fans marched to the gym singing as the Lions opened their last home weekend of basketball for all-time with a victory. The school closes at the end of this school year.

Miguel Vicente led Livorno with 12 points, Will Berrios and Allessio Buccellato each added 11 points, Tim Salerno scored 10, and Lucas Salerno handed out 12 assists for Livorno. The Lions were unable to recapture the magic Saturday, falling to Milan 39-34.

Naples 77-71, Sigonella 64-56: [/CALENDAR]Saturday at Sigonella, Naples’ B.J. Taylor posted his second 20-plus scoring game of the weekend to finish off the sweep. Taylor, a senior transfer student, scored 23 points Friday and 21 Saturday.

Naples, which is to compete in the European D-II tournament in Mannheim, completed its regular season 13-2 overall and 7-0 in the American Schools in Italy League. Sigonella will take a 3-9 overall mark into the European D-III tournament.


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