Boys 8th Grade Elementary School Basketball
|Magen David Yeshivah||41|
|RAMAZ/ SEMI-FINALS SWISH TOURNAMENT||47|
The fourth game and the first semi final of the day had Ramaz face off against MDY. Ramaz started off very fast and built up a 19-2 lead in the first 7 minutes of the game. MDY slowly climbed back and after two 3's by Lati towards the end of the half, the score was 23-20 Ramaz.
In the second half Ramaz went on a 9-2 run to open up a 32-20 lead. MDY came right back with a 6-0 run of their own to close the gap. With 10 minutes left, after Ramaz built up a 35-28 lead, MDY hit two 3's to close the gap to 35-34. The teams traded baskets and Ramaz was finally able to win the game by 47-41 and secure a spot in the Tier 1 Championship.
Aminzadeh led Ramaz with 21 points and David Sakkal led MDY with 10 points and was selected as their All Star.
Benny Mann, Coach of MDY, expressed how much he and his team enjoyed the Swish for Sderot Tournament this year.