(6) YULA Takes Down (11) Maimonides, 49-38
In the fourth Tier I qualifying game of the day, the YULA Panthers defeated the Maimonides M-Cats by a score of 49-38 in a rematch of last year’s 19th place game.
The first half was as competitive as it gets with neither team creating any separation whatsoever, but in the last minute of the second quarter, YULA hit some tough shots and took a 7 points lead into the break. YULA then extended the lead to as large as 15 in the middle of the third quarter and they ultimately won the game by 11.
Maimonides was led in scoring by Avi Schwartz who scored 11, and Eitan Bessler, who scored 7. Overall, the team struggled to hit shots from all over the floor, especially at the free throw line, hitting only 6 of 13 attempts.
For YULA, Yishai Rosenblatt had a phenomenal game, notching a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Judah Robin and Alex Gabbay also added 11 and 10 points respectively.
With the win, YULA moves on to face North Shore on Friday at 11AM at the Max Stern Athletic Center, while Maimonides will head to the Tier II bracket to face Fasman on Friday at 9:00 AM at the TABC Gym.
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