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The MDY Warriors faced off against the Flatbush Falcons for first place on Sunday afternoon. The first quarter the Warriors started off hot early but Flatbush was able to cut the deficit towards the end of the quarter. The score at the end of the quarter was 11-5.
Both offenses came out on fire in the second quarter. Both teams hit 2 3s in the quarter as Leo Mizrahi led the Warriors through the quarter with 8 points. With help from Mark Sardar's defense the Warriors were doing a good job on the Falcons backcourt. The score at the half was 27-22.
The Falcons started to chip away early in the 3rd quarter but the Warriors stood their ground fought back, even without Jack Haber due to foul trouble. The score at the end of third was 39-34.
The 4th quarter was slow paced as the Warriors were trying to pull ahead but the Falcons kept fighting back. Jack Franco made key plays down the stretch to help the Warriors hold on to their lead. The Warriors were up 3 with 9 seconds left, and Flatbush Guard Isaac Cooper hit a running 3 with 3 seconds left. The Warriors were unable to convert their final chance.
The Warriors scored off the tip to begin the overtime period. Flatbush missed on their next possession but forced a turnover for an easy layup to tie the game . Jack Haber was able to convert 1/2 from the line to take the lead. The Warriors were able to force a miss and get fouled. Guard Moses Smeke converted 1/2 from the line to push the lead to 2. The Warriors forced a turnover on the next possession. Leo Mizrahi hit 1/2 from the line. The Falcons had 2 nice shots from 3 but were unable to convert. The Warriors won 52-49!
The Warriors are now 9-1 in league play and 11-1 overall!
The Warriors clinched the #1 seed and are awaiting the end of the regular season to see who they play in the playoffs.