Gauthier Insurance, Upper Peninsula Insurance perfect in Ishpeming Armory Men’s Basketball League

ISHPEMING — Gauthier Insurance of Ishpeming and Upper Peninsula Insurance of Negaunee remain undefeated after four weeks of the Ishpeming Armory Men’s Basketball League.

Gauthier dropped Meyer Family Vision of Ishpeming 93-55 as Bobby Zhulkie scored 22 points and Zack Gauthier 16 for the winners. Ron Logan poured in 21 and Ryan Meyer 16 for Meyer.

Republic outlasted Congress Pizza 79-73 as Kurt Alto pumped in seven 3-points to score 25 for the victors. Congress got 21 from Jordan Windahl and 16 from Kenya Oas.

Wings & Things outlasted Bell Forest 67-63 as Andrew Augustine and Taylor Smith shared the winners’ scoring honors with 17 apiece while Boone Bell had 23 and Scott Chapman 16 for Bell.

U.P. Insurance kept its perfect record intact with a 92-51 win over Tino’s as UPI’s Dustin Brancheau led all scorers with 24 points as Bobby Carlson accumulated 22 for Tino’s.

Due to deer season, the league took a week off and was to resume play on Nov. 21.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is