Updated: Sep 2, 2019
The MTA Lions defense started off strong and led the Hillel Heat 9-0 by the end of the first quarter.
In the second, Hillel’s Benji Marcus hit a three pointer to open the scoring, and the team would score ten more points to make it a reasonable 25-13 halftime score.
MTA broke the game open in the third quarter, led by Eitan Pfeiffer scoring six of his team-leading 14 points. Point guard Hudy Weiss and Forward Eitan Warburg each scored ten points in the contest, leading MTA to a 40-22 lead after the third.
Junior Tzvi Zigelstein showed energy off the bench, scoring seven fourth quarter points in an eventual 50-30 victory for the Lions.
Hillel Junior Aaron Kraut led his team with 12 total points, including six in the third quarter.
MTA will play the #12 Beth Tfiloh Community School Warriors at The Frisch School at 1 PM, and Hillel will play in the Tier IV tournament on Saturday Night in the Max Stern Athletic Center.
As always, you can see all of these games on our website, MacsLive.com.