An eight-point lead with two minutes remaining in a basketball game is not the most comfortable of margins, but it was all Bob's Boys of Crescent City needed.
Bob's Boys captured the Del Norte County Recreation Department Men's Basketball Upper Division league championship with a 53-46 victory over the Brookings All-Stars on Monday night at Del Norte High School.
Both teams struggled to make scoring runs on the other team, but Bob's Boys managed to take the game's largest lead, 35-25, early in the third quarter. The All-Stars got as close as three points but could not fully surmount the lead.
Cole Lesley led the Boys with 12 points, one of four Boys in double figures. John Maready added 11 points, and Brandon Bieber and Cody Lesley contributed 10 points apiece.
Chris Hart led the Brookings All-Stars with 11 points.
Also playing for Bob's Boys were Cris Rice, Jeff Cook and Grant McMillan.
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