Sumpter, Beekman advance in playoffs

JOHNSTOWN -- Cory Sumpter scored 22 points, and Team Sumpter overcame 36 points from Team Whelly's Jerel Scott to post a 73-54 win Wednesday in the opening round of F-MCC Men's Basketball League playoff action.

Tiawo Hamilton chipped in 17 points for Team Sumpter in the victory.

Team Beekman 70, Team Abdella 67

Charles Beekman scored 29 points and Rob Norgard added 26 as Team Beekman overcame a 3-13 regular season to stun third-seeded Team Abdella.

Rashad Hall led Team Abdella with 20 points, while Kelvin Perry and Sean Flynn scored 18 points apiece.