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Hapoel Soccer
By Jeff Seidel
November 20, 2008
Sports Correspondent

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The Hapoel Soccer playoffs continued last Sunday. In the Silver Spring boys kindergarten-first-grade division, Gold and Teal won their games.

Yoni Eisen's hat trick led the Gold team to a 6-1 victory over Navy. Ezra Diament and Zachary Winters both had a goal and an assist while Michael Minsk (goal) and Benjamin Zantman (assist) also scored.

Noam Roth scored the Navy goal.

Naftali Lipman's two-goal performance helped Teal to a 3-1 victory over Orange. Gavriel Yaakov Bernstein added the other goal. Izzy Falk had an assist. Zachary Salamon (goal) and Benjamin Coplin (assist) helped the Orange.

Maroon and Aqua played to a scoreless tie in their game.

Navy (3-0), Teal (2-0) and Maroon (1-0) all got shutouts in their second-third-grade division games.

Elijah Zack (one goal, one assist) led Navy in its victory over Gold. Elior Waskow and Matan Rosenfeld each also scored once. Jake Ely's goal and assist helped in Teal's blanking of Orange. Noah Mendelsohn (goal) and Benji Riffkin (assist) also pitched in.

Ron Heifetz's goal gave Maroon the victory over Aqua. Daryl Nadler added an assist.

Orange (3-0) and Teal (4-0) scored shutouts in the fourth-fifth-grade division. Evan Goldman's hat trick gave Orange its win over Aqua. Adam Blitzstein and Jonah Riffkin added assists.

Yehuda Edelstein (two goals, two assists), Joshua Straus (one goal, two assists) and Jacob Black (one goal) helped in Teal's shutout of Gold.

Maroon and Navy played to a 2-2 tie. Eli Horn and Jacob Myers scored for Maroon. Simon Schoen and Tani Makovsky got goals for Navy while Aryeh Roberts and Sam Friedman had assists.

The sixth-ninth-grade division saw victories from Maroon, Teal and Orange. Maroon shut out Aqua, 3-0. Saadia Tuchman led with a goal and an assist while Eli Bookstaber and Jeremy Kardon both scored one goal. Jason Kardon added an assist.

Yonatan Abrams (two goals, two assists) led Teal's 5-0 blanking of Gold. Avi Warshawksy (two goals), Akiva Chefitz (one goal, one assist) and Isaac Gould (two assists) all helped.

Gil Melkin (one goal, one assist) led Orange to a 3-1 victory over Navy. Jesse Zweben and Noah Horn both scored a goal. For Navy, Binyamin Edelstein got the only goal.

In girls' action, Navy routed Orange, 8-0, in kindergarten-second-grade division. Ella Gantman led Navy with five goals and one assist. Orly Strauss (two goals) and Rachel Lipman (one goal) also helped.

Adelle Tuchman's goal gave Gold a 1-0 victory over Aqua. Shifra Waskow helped with an assist.

The third-fifth-grade division saw Anna Rose Osofsky's goal give Navy a 1-0 victory over Orange.

Nesiah Ely (two goals) and Abigail Salamon (one goal) led Gold to a 3-1 win over Aqua. Elyana Schwartz added an assist. For Aqua, Shoshana Sukol scored while Bracha Eizenstat got an assist.

In the sixth-eighth-grade division, Navy and Gold both scored 1-0 victories. Estee Rebibo's goal gave Navy the win over Orange. Ateret Sultan Reisler added an assist. Abby Weiss scored the game-winner in Gold's victory over Aqua

Over in Hapoel's Rockville division, the kindergarten-second grade division saw two wild games. Gold edged out Orange, 6-5, in one semifinal. Aqua rolled over Navy, 8-1, in the other.

Joshua Shames (four goals, one assist), and Eli Sournekhian (two goals, one assist) led Gold. Elliot Eisen helped with an assist.

Boaz Schwartz scored all five Orange goals. Josh Pilarski and Benjamin Schreiber both had one assist.

Ari Schlachtus sparked Aqua's win with three goals and an assist. Andrew Stein (two goals), Ethan Kulp (one), Jeremy Ashe (one) and Golan Khen (one) also got goals. Orr Barad had an assist. Noam Richman scored the Navy goal.

The third-fifth-grade division had combined teams. Orange/Gold pulled out a 5-3 victory over Aqua/Navy. Eric Shalloway led the winners with two goals. Gabe Krantz added a goal and an assist while Reuben Winston and Milo Satinsky both scored once. Eli Winkler (assist) also helped.

Mikhael Hammer-Bleich, Benjamin Berger and Avi Cohen each scored a goal in the losing effort. Alex Arking got an assist.

On the girls' side, Aqua/Gold beat Navy/Orange, 3-0, in the kindergarten-second-grade game. Shlomit Bernstein scored two goals while Estie Cohen added one.

The third-sixth-grade division saw Aqua/Orange cruise to a 10-0 victory over Navy/Gold. Ashira Rosen's six-goal effort led the winners. Dahlia Lehman (two goals), Ariella Kulp (one goal, one assist) and Hannah Ashe (one goal, two assists) all got points.


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