Hapoel Basketball - Winter 2004

Hapoel 5764 Winter Basketball League - Semi-Finals

Weekly Awards
"Play Hard" Award Winner
Georgetown Hoyas - Saadia Tuchman, Eli Bookstaber, Yehuda Mendlowitz, Yitzi Feldman, Huda Mendlowitz, Meir Komarow, Aaron Komarow
They played a gorgeous Team Game.

"Play Smart" Award Winners
Avi Denicoff - Syracuse Orangemen
He's played great all season but this week was something special.


"Mensch" Award
The Entire ACC (G'dola) League- UNC Tarheels, UVA Cavaliers, UMD Terps, and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
They were asked to play like mensches and this exceeded all expectations.

K'tana League - The Big East
Connecticut Huskies vs. Syracuse Orangemen (8-10)
Connecticut Huskies (Coach Dov Lipman, Coach Yaakov Gakner)
Isaac Iky Cohen - 2 Points
Shlomo Menachem Lipman - 6 Points
Nathaniel Felber
Yaakov Shmulewitz
Jacob Mellman
Saul Schulman
Yehuda Keleman
Total Points - 8
Syracuse Orangemen (Coach Yonaton Isser, Coach Baruch Dalin)
Avi Denicoff - 6 Points
Naftali Ginsburg
Daniel Ginsburg
Yosef Frances
Brian BJ Frances - 2 Points
Natan Siegel
Craig Wasserman - 2 Points
Total - 10 Points

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Pittsburgh Panthers (18-8)
Georgetown Hoyas (Coach Adam Sragg, Zachary Schudrick)
Saadia Tuchman - 8 Points
Eli Bookstaber - 8 Points
Yehuda Mendlowitz
Yitzi Feldman - 2 Points
Huda Mendlowitz
Meir Komarow
Aaron Komarow
Total Points - 18
Pittsburgh Panthers (Coach Lowell Abrams)
Yonaton Abrams - 4 Points
Chaim Shlomo Komarow
Yehuda Rudack - 4 Points
Simmy Ruchelman
Mendel Cohen
Avrohom Mond
Ahron Tzvi Verschleisser
Total - 8 Points

Big East Leading Scorers
Saadia Tuchman (G'town)- 94 Points
Eli Bookstaber (G'town) - 56 Points
Craig Wasserman (Syracuse) - 44 Points
Shlomo Menachem Lipman (UConn)- 36 Points
Avi Denikoff (Syracuse)- 28 Points

G'dola League - The ACC
North Carolina Tarheels vs. Virginia Cavaliers (28-12)
North Carolina Tarheels (Coach Jonathan Frances)
Eliahu Baars - 16 Points
Avrami Singer - 10 Points
Jordan Frances
Jason Frances
Avraham Gershon Abrams
Ami Ifrah - 2 Points
Ariel Baron
Yossi Miller
Total - 28 Points
Virginia Cavaliers (Coach Michael Ravin, Coach Moshe Broder)
Gadi Baron -
Jeffrey Susser - 4 Points
Giddy Herschshander
Izzy Kates
Elie Mendlowitz
Shmuel Gabai - 2 Points
Ben Zwillinger - 6 Points
Daniel-Kay Mordehai
Total - 12 Points

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Maryland Terps (18-42)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Coach Jonny Sragg)
Avi Moses - 10 Points
Moshe Feldman - 8 Points
Ezra Feldman
Gavi Rosenbloom
Elazar Reingold
Yisroel Teitelbaum - 4 Points
Yisroel Mond
Menachem Shem Tov
Total - 18 Points
Maryland Terps (Coach Zev Teichman, Coach Dan Feldman)
Eli Teichman - 6 Poinbts
Efraim Wakschlag - 4 Points
Meir Levy - 24 Points
Yaakov Rosen
Max Byer
Ari Byer
Dovid Feldman - 4 Points
Zeke Melman - 4 Points
Total - 42 Points

Leading Scorers
Meir Levy (U of Md) - 162 Points
Avi Moses (G Tech) - 90 Points
Avrami Singer (UNC) - 84 Points
Eliahu Baars (UNC) - 62 Points
Gadi Baron (UVA) - 46 Points
Eli Teichman (UMD) - 44 Points

Girl's League - The NCAAs

February 11, 2004
California Blue vs. Tennessee Orange (8-20))
California Blue
Alexandra Carmeli
Danya Czarnolewski
Adina Wakschlag - 4 Points
Shayna Malka Sragg - 4 Points
Michelle Carmeli
Scheindel Ifrah
Ilana Braier
Bashe Goodman
Tzviya Melman
Tennessee Orange
Leah Meth
Sarah Ruchelman - 14 Points
Sarah Graff
Toba Cohen
Adina Felber
Ariella Baars
Bracha Baars
Malka Biberfeld - 6 Points

February 15, 2004
California Blue vs. Tennessee Orange (18-6)
California Blue
Alexandra Carmeli
Danya Czarnolewski
Adina Wakschlag - 8 Points
Shayna Malka Sragg - 4 Points
Michelle Carmeli
Scheindel Ifrah
Ilana Braier - 6 Points
Bashe Goodman
Tzviya Melman
Tennessee Orange
Leah Meth
Sarah Ruchelman - 4 Points
Sarah Graff
Toba Cohen
Adina Felber
Ariella Baars
Bracha Baars
Malka Biberfeld - 2 Points


Best of Three Play-Off Series is now tied with California Blue with 1 win and Tennessee Orange with 1 win. The Final Game is this coming Sunday.

Leading Scorers
Sarah Ruchelman (Texas/Tennessee) - 62 Points
Adina Wakshlag (Texas/California) - 36 Points
Shayna Malka Sragg (Texas/California) - 18 Points
Malka Biberfeld (Texas/Tennessee) - 16 Points
Ilana Braier (UConn/California) - 12 Points
Alexandra Carmeli (UConn/California) - 8 Points

Next Week's Schedule
Sunday, February 22nd
Skill of the Week: Overall Team Play
12:00 - Finals - California Blue vs. Tennessee Orange
1:00 - Finals - Connecticut Huskies vs. Pittsburgh Panthers
2:00 - Finals - Syracuse Orangemen vs. Georgetown Hoyas
3:00 Finals - Virginia Cavaliers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
4:00 - Finals - Maryland Terps vs. North Carolina Tarheels