Varsity Basketball Players Dominate Rec All-Stars in Charity Game

By: Brandon Hill

Hershey’s varsity boys basketball team defeated the Recreation All-Stars, 106-66 on Wednesday March 5, 2016 in a charity game to benefit the HHS MiniTHON Four Diamonds Fund.

Matt Brier, 0, dribbles passed David Strucko, left, with six minutes to go in the second half. Hershey Rec All-Stars lost the game 66-106 to HHS varsity basketball on Wednesday March 5, 2016. (Broadcaster/Brandon Hill)
Matt Brier, 0, dribbles passed David Strucko, left, with six minutes to go in the second half. Hershey Rec All-Stars lost the game 66-106 to HHS varsity basketball on Wednesday March 5, 2016. (Broadcaster/Brandon Hill)

The star players of the charity game were Dylan Painter, the 6’11 center for Hershey Basketball team with 16 dunks, and Daniel Ioffreda who earned MVP honors for the Rec All-Stars.

The charity game raised over $600 to help the Key Club benefit the Four Diamond Fund.

The Rec All-Stars started the game strong, with numerous three point baskets from Ryan Lacoe. The varsity team trailed by two points for only two minutes in the first half.

Rec All-Stars

Coaches- Jack Kushner, Elijah Mcnelly

Players- Kevin Kretz, Brady Underkoffler, Nick Ruddle, David Strucko, Jon Sickler, Ryan Abadilla,Daniel ioffreda, Ryan Lacoe, Brendan DiEmidio, and Marshall Myers

Varsity Boys Basketball team

Coaches – Drew Painter, Nick Hines

Players- Dylan Painter, Matt Brier, Harry Blackall,Connor Gurt , Jimmy Sheehan, Luke Blackburn, Eric Larson, Ross Good, and  Anthony Rizzo