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The MDY Warriors played Frisch tonight for the championship of the Preseason Tourney.
Last year Frisch blew out MDY by more than 20 points.
In the first quarter Team Captain Teddy shamma took over the game and scored 11 points in the quarter to help MDY to a 18-12 lead. In the second quarter Frisch's two big Ken - Stepner (19 points) and Levine (10 points) challenged the Warriors to step it up and we did - holding Frisch to only 9 points in the quarter. At the half the score was 28-21 MDY.
The second half started with both teams playing ferocious defense and hustling all over the court. Albert Nsiri, playing with an injured ankle had 9 rebounds a blocked shot and two steals. Steven Mizrahi had 10 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks and an assist.
Max Maleh led the team with confidence on offense and hustle defense. Ray betesh had a game high 5 assists, 4 huge rebounds a steal and 2 clutch 3 pointers.
He also played crucial minutes and did things that don't appear in a stat book: several times MDY would have lost the ball had Ray Betesh not stepped up and saved the ball.
Michael Natkin's athleticism was unmatched as he scored 19 points with 4 rebounds two assists and a big steal.
At the end of the third quarter it was MDY 46 Frisch 32. The quarter ended with a huge 3 pointer by Teddy Shamma who ended with a game high 26 points efficiently shooting 12 for 17 from the field. Joe dayan elliot Sedaka and ray jajati contributed as well to this hard fought game.
Every player gave 110% effort and played his heart out. It was such an exciting game and the crowd had a fantastic time watching such a professional team.
The Final score was 59-48 MDY as they won the championship of the 17-team Pre-Season tournament. Congratulations on a great win!