LRMC wins second unit level championship

Lenny Ingram
415th Base Support Battalion

***image1******image2***Landstuhl Regional Medical Center defeated 21st Theater Support Command, 79-69, to win their second 415th Base Support Battalion’s Unit-Level Basketball Championship Feb. 6 at the Landstuhl Fitness Center.
LRMC couldn’t find its shooting touch early. It took them three minutes to hit their first points of the game, which was a 12-foot jump shot from the foul line by Wesley Westbrooke.
Westbrooke scored 27 points to lead LRMC, the fifth-seeded team of the tournament, over the second-seeded 21st TSC.
The 21st TSC was leading the half, 30-26. LRMC tied the game, 26-26, with 3:28 remaining in the first half, but LRMC could not score for the rest of the half. The 21st TSC led at the end of the half, 30-26.
Frank Head came out in the second half to score LRMC’s first six points to tie the game, 34-34.
LRMC took their first lead with 17:46 remaining to play on Westbrooke’s lay up to make it 53-45.
The two teams traded baskets for the next six minutes to make it, 62-53, on 21st TSC’s Vincent Williams three-pointer. Williams finished with a game high of 39 points.
LRMC’s Westbrooke and Head went on a run scoring the next 11 points to make it, 73-55. Williams hit a lay up for the 21st TSC to make it, 73-57, and then, he fouled out with 3:37 left to play.
The 21st TSC couldn’t keep up with Westbrooke and Head as LRMC rolled on to win the 415th BSB 2004 Unit-Level Basketball Championship.
LRMC shot 53 percent from the field, and the 21st TSC shot 40 percent from the field.