Hapoel Basketball - Winter 2004

Hapoel 5764 Winter Basketball League - Week Two

Weekly Awards
"Play Hard" Award Winner
Avraham Gershon Abrams, Yossi Miller and Jason Frances (Boy's G'dola League - The ACC) - These three boys were given the unenviable task of guarding the league's "big man" and leading scorer: Meir Levy. Despite UNC's fourth quarter loss, these three boys did a commendable job.


"Play Smart" Award Winner
Connecticut Huskies - Isaac Iky Cohen, Shlomo Menachem Lipman, Yaakov Shmulewitz, Jacob Mellman, Saul Schulman
Yehuda Keleman (K'tana League - The Big East)
After a disappointing season opener they showed up for Week Two and had a gorgeous performance.


"Mensch" Award
Virginia Cavaliers - Gadi Baron, Jeffrey Susser, Giddy Herschshander, Izzy Kates, Shmuel Gabai, Ben Zwillinger, Daniel-Kay Mordehai (Boy's G'dola League - The ACC)
After a disappointing season opener they showed up for Week Two and had a GORGEOUS performance.

K'tana League - The Big East
Connecticut Huskies vs. Syracuse Orangemen (12-6)
Connecticut Huskies (Coach Dov Lipman, Coach Yaakov Gakner)
Isaac Iky Cohen - 4 Points
Shlomo Menachem Lipman - 6 Points
Nathaniel Felber
Yaakov Shmulewitz
Jacob Mellman - 2 Points
Saul Schulman
Yehuda Keleman
Total Points - 12
Syracuse Orangemen (Coach Yonaton Isser, Coach Baruch Dalin)
Avi Denicoff - 6 Points
Naftali Ginsburg
Daniel Ginsburg
Yosef Frances
Brian BJ Frances
Natan Siegel
Craig Wasserman
Total - 6 Points

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Pittsburgh Panthers (32-2)
Georgetown Hoyas (Coach Adam Sragg, Zachary Schudrick)
Saadia Tuchman - 18 Points
Eli Bookstaber - 14 Points
Yehuda Mendlowitz
Yitzi Feldman
Huda Mendlowitz
Meir Komarow
Aaron Komarow
Total Points - 32
Pittsburgh Panthers (Coach Lowell Abrams)
Yonaton Abrams
Chaim Shlomo Komarow
Yehuda Rudack - 2 Points
Simmy Ruchelman
Mendel Cohen
Avrohom Mond
Ahron Tzvi Verschleisser
Total - 2 Points

Standings
Georgetown Hoyas - 2 Wins, 0 Losses
Connecticut Huskies - 1 Win, 1 Loss
Syracuse Orangemen - 1 Win, 1 Loss
Pittsburgh Panthers - 0 Wins, 2 Losses

Big East Leading Scorers
Saadia Tuchman (G'town)- 26 Points
Eli Bookstaber (G'town) - 20 Points
Avi Denicoff (Syracuse) - 12 Points
Shlomo Menachem Lipman (UConn)- 8 Points

G'dola League - The ACC
North Carolina Tarheels vs. Maryland Terps (24-32)
North Carolina Tarheels (Coach Jonathan Frances)
Eliahu Baars - 6 Points
Avrami Singer - 16 Points
Jordan Frances - 2 Points
Jason Frances
Avraham Gershon Abrams
Ami Ifrah
Ariel Baron
Yossi Miller
Total - 24 Points
Maryland Terps (Coach Zev Teichman, Coach Dan Feldman)
Eli Teichman
Efraim Wakschlag - 4 Points
Meir Levy - 18 Points
Yaakov Rosen - 2 Points
Max Byer
Ari Byer
Dovid Feldman - 8 Points
Zeke Melman
Total - 32 Points

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Virginia Cavaliers (24-24)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Coach Jonny Sragg)
Avi Moses - 20 Points
Moshe Feldman
Ezra Feldman
Gavi Rosenbloom
Elazar Reingold
Yisroel Teitelbaum - 4 Points
Yisroel Mond
Menachem Shem Tov
Total - 24 Points
Virginia Cavaliers (Coach Michael Ravin, Coach Moshe Broder)
Gadi Baron - 14 Points
Jeffrey Susser - 2 Points
Giddy Herschshander
Izzy Kates
Elie Mendlowitz
Shmuel Gabai
Ben Zwillinger - 4 Points
Daniel-Kay Mordehai - 4 Points
Total - 24 Points

Standings
Maryland Terps - 2 Wins, 0 Losses
North Carolina Tarheels - 1 Win, 1 Loss
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - 0 Wins, 1 Loss, 1 Tie
Virginia Cavaliers - 0 Wins, 1 Loss, 1 Tie

Leading Scorers
Meir Levy (U of Md) - 36 Points
Avi Moses (G Tech) - 34 Points
Avrami Singer (UNC) - 28 Points
Eliahu Baars (UNC) - 16 Points
Gadi Baron (UVA) - 16 Points

Girl's League - The NCAAs
Connecticut Huskies vs. Texas Longhorns (8-10)
Connecticut Huskies
Alexandra Carmeli - 6 Points
Danya Czarnolewski
Leah Meth
Ilana Braier - 2 Points
Adina Felber
Michelle Carmeli
Scheindel Ifrah
Total - 8 Points
Texas Longhorns
Adina Wakschlag - 6 Points
Sarah Ruchelman - 2 Points
Sarah Graff
Toba Cohen
Shayna Malka Sragg - 2 Points
Ariella Baars
Bracha Baars - 2 Points
Total - 12 Points

Standings
Connecticut Huskies - 0 Wins, 2 Losses
Texas Longhorns - 2 Wins, 0 Losses

Leading Scorers
Adina Wakshlag (Texas) - 10 Points
Alexandra Carmeli (UConn) - 8 Points
Sarah Ruchelman (Texas) - 8 Points

Next Week's Schedule
Wednesday, January 21st
Skill of the Week: Shooting off the Dribble
6:00 PM - Pittsburgh vs. Connecticut (Big East)

Saturday, January 24th
Skill of the Week: Shooting off the Dribble
7:00 PM- Maryland vs. Georgia Tech (ACC)
8:00 PM- Virginia vs. North Carolina (ACC)

Sunday, January 25th
Skill of the Week: Passing and Ball Movement
12:00 - Girls’ Huskies and Longhorns
1:00 - Connecticut vs. Georgetown
2:00 - Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse
3:00 – Virginia vs. Maryland
4:00- North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech