The past few weeks have been kind to the Midcoast Sternmen.

After starting their inaugural professional basketball regular season with two losses in the first three games, Midcoast (5-2) has rattled off four consecutive victories, with three on the road.

The latest victims of the Sternmen’s momentum were the Pocono Peacemakers in Shavertown, Pa. and Lionheart Kings in Binghamton, N.Y., as Midcoast’s offense was too hot to handle in a 100-87 victory over Pocono on Saturday, July 31, and a 113-94 win over Lionheart on Sunday, Aug. 1.

During Midcoast’s four-game win streak, the squad averaged 102 points, while it allowed 85 points per game to opponents.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Midcoast Sternmen 113, Lionheart Kings 94

At Binghamton, N.Y., Aug. 1, the Sternmen cruised to their fourth straight win.

Midcoast led 61-42 at halftime.

Jalen LeRoy tallied 29 points, while Trevon Butler scored 28; Joey Puddister and Isaiah Brathwaite, 15;  Will Rosenthal, 14; and Izaiah Winston-Brooks, 12. Midcoast made 13 three-pointers, as LeRoy netted five; Brathwaite, four; Butler and Puddister, two.

For Lionheart, with some names incomplete, Dashawn Nelson led the charge with 25 points, while Ryan Ross tallied 23; Lowell, 19; Jonny Marsh, 10; Marcus, eight; Jimmy Zachay and Jon Rivera, three; and Trent Webb, two. The Kings netted 10 treys, as Nelson and Ross made four; and Zachay, Marcus and Marsh, one.

Midcoast made 18 foul shots, while Lionheart netted 10.

Midcoast Sternmen 100, Pocono Peacemakers 87

At Shavertown, Penn., the Sternmen were locked in a heated battle for the majority of the contest, but pulled away in the second half to net the victory.

Midcoast led 30-23 after one quarter, 54-49 at halftime and 78-67 after three quarters.

Trevon Butler (36 points, 6 rebounds) led Midcoast, while Joey Puddister (22 points, 7 assists); Brathwaite (16 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, 3 blocked shots), Jaylen LeRoy (11 points); Izaiah Winston-Brooks (8 points); and Will Rosenthal (6 points, 15 rebounds, 2 blocks) had strong showings.

The Sternmen made seven three-pointers, as Puddister and Brathwaite netted three, and Butler, one.

For Pocono, Josh Blamon led the offense with 22 points, while James Stanbach tallied 21; Tyree Gibson, 16; Christian Butler, 13; Keyshawn Palmer, six; Joel Elder, four; Will Johnson, three; and Isiah Walker, one.

The Peacemakers made eight treys, as Blamon hit four; Stanbach, three; and Johnson, one.

Midcoast was 11-of-20 (55 percent) from the foul line, while Pocono finished 15-of-18 (83 percent).

In other team news from recent weeks:

Carter Skaggs was unable to play against Pocono and Lionheart due to attending a professional combine in Albany, N.Y. set up by his agent. The combine had several overseas professional scouts in attendance.

The Sternmen signed Rosenthal – a 7-footer from Chicago — whose first game was against Pocono on Sunday.

Midcoast also released Chucks Obunse, Jonathan Smith and Mike Akanji, while it signed Khalif Jackson and released him after two contests.

Additionally, the team promoted Zac Robida from the practice squad.

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