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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sports

RYNJ Lady Jaguars Complete a Perfect Season

The championship game between RYNJ’s Lady Jaguars and HALB on Tuesday was a tough matchup between two talented teams. HALB came out strong, really wanting this game, but the Lady Jaguars fought hard for their undefeated season. They crashed the boards, drove when they had fast breaks and played strong on both ends of the

Frisch Grabs Tier One Sarachek Trophy

For the second time in three years, the top seeded Frisch Cougars are once again Sarachek champions, as they defeated the Shalhevet High School Firehawks from LA by a score of 49-47 in a thrilling Tier One championship game Monday afternoon that came all the way down to the wire.

MTA Defeats Cross-Country Rival YULA in Round One of Sarachek Tournament

As always, MTA, the host school of Yeshiva University’s annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament, played in the prime time 5:30 PM Tier One qualifier game against longtime cross-country rival YULA. With the historic rivalry between the two teams, this game was destined to be a thriller. After being beaten by

TABC Storm JV Hockey Advances With Solid Win Against Flatbush

The Flatbush Falcons recently traveled to Teaneck to take on the TABC Storm. TABC scored immediately on a goal from Akiva Hain, assisted by Avraham Gellman. Throughout the duration of the period, TABC was firing shots at the Flatbush goalie, to no avail. The period ended with TABC maintaining the 1-0 lead.

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Max Mayerhof

The Jewish Link of Bergen County and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 16-year-old Max Mayerhof as this week’s sportstar of the week. Max was named MVP at last month’s Oren Grunbaum tournament and is a key contributor on the 9-1 Frisch junior varsity basketball team, which is advancing to the semifinals next

Team Israel Works Toward a Modern Day Purim Miracle

A team that features Jason Marquis as its ace and former MLB journeymen Ike Davis and Sam Fuld in the lineup, Team Israel does not have an active major leaguer on their roster. Yet the team kicked off the World Baseball Classic by upsetting South Korea 2–1 in extra innings. This victory earned Israel its first ever win in the

TABC Varsity Hockey Defeats HAFTR and Heads to the Semis

On Thursday night, March 2, the TABC Varsity Storm traveled to HAFTR for a quarterfinal game to take on the Hawks in what would be the most exciting and intense game of each team’s season thus far. TABC came in with some confidence as they had beaten the Hawks easily, 5-1, earlier in the season; however they knew it would not be

SPORTS SCENES

Frisch Wrestling Shows Growth On and Off the Mat

The gym is dark, a spotlight floods the center wrestling mat. The roar of the crowd rises to a fever pitch as Frisch junior Yonatan Benchabbat pins his opponent in the final championship round.

Such was the scene at the Frisch School over President’s Weekend, where hundreds of yeshiva high

MVP Boys Basketball Hosts Ninth Annual All Star Day

On Sunday, April 2, MVP boys basketball will host its Ninth Annual Boys All Star Day 2017. This year, the event will be taking place at S.A.R. High School in Riverdale. The daylong program features five all star games - sixth grade, seventh grade, eighth grade, high school junior varsity and high school varsity. The all star

TABC JV Basketball Bests YDE in Intense Playoff Game

The TABC Storm JV basketball team came into the playoffs as the number one seed and faced YDE, who was hot off an upset win over DRS. YDE brought plenty of fans who filled the TABC gym with noise and energy. This helped them jump out to an early lead, and finish the quarter up by four. The Storm and their fans responded in the

NJ Yeshiva Wrestlers Compete and Win at Wittenberg

The 22nd Annual Henry Wittenberg Invitational ended last week with two New Jersey teams in the top rankings. The Frisch School of Paramus climbed to third place while Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School of Livingston claimed second place for its second consecutive year. SAR of Riverdale