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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Sports

Jewish Girls and Sports

According to Kidshealth.org and the Women’s Sports Foundation, there are five reasons girls should play sports:

1. Girls who play sports do better in school.

2. Girls who play sports learn teamwork and goal setting skills.

3.

Seventh Grade Noam Knights Beat the Sting in Home Opener

The 7th Grade Noam Knights defeated SAR 46-26 in their home opener.

Noam dominated play to start the game, but missed a ton of easy shots and would have trailed going into the 2nd quarter had it not been for Ari Kaminetzky’s buzzer beater from the corner that gave them a 9-8 lead.

JV Rapids Wash Away the Lady Cobras

Last week the Ma’ayanot Rapids JV basketball team played an amazing game and defeated Kushner once again. In the first half, freshman Jessie Orgel scored 17 points for the Rapids including two 3-pointers and three 2-pointers. Freshmen Sari Alexander, Leora Adler, Michelle Benjamin, and Elisheva Mirwis together added 10 points for the

CMEK 6 Wins the War on the Floor

On December 3rd the CMEK 6th grade team defeated last year’s Bergen County champion Demarest Norsemen and captured the Wednesday Night War on the Floor Basketball Championship. Chad Meckles of CMEK told the JLBC, “It was a total team of effort.”

Moriah 7B on Fire

On December 8th, the Solomon Schechter of Bergen County’s 7th grade boys’ basketball team traveled to the Moriah School, hoping to record its first win of the season. As soon as the clock started, Moriah’s Rafi Lewis and Jon Comet took control of the game. Together, they each had numerous steals,

Bruriah Lightning Surges

On December 1st, the Lightning built a 10-point half-time lead and increased it to 18 just 2:40 into the 3rd quarter. The team then increased the lead against Magen David’s defense and eventually led by 28 at the end of the 3rd, where it remained for the duration of the game.

Shayna Rosenzweig led the

TABC Varsity Hockey Scores Big

One of the most anticipated games in the varsity hockey season was played Thursday night, December 4th, between the TABC Storm (3-0) and the Kushner Cobras (6-0-1). TABC returned home following road games in Ramaz and SAR, while Kushner was riding high after its overtime win at home against Frisch. In TABC’s first

Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week Daniella, Kayla and Zac Nussbaum

The Jewish Link of Bergen County and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Daniella, Kayla and Zac Nussbaum as this week’s Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week. The Nussbaum trio are big fans of Gotham Burger and the Yankees. They are also standout students in the classroom and tremendous athletes on the court (MGBL,

SPORTS SCENES

TABC Varsity Hockey Gets a Big Win at SAR

TABC’s varsity hockey team traveled to Riverdale on Thursday night, November 20th, to play the undefeated SAR Sting in what would be a very closely played game.

In the middle of the first period SAR scored the first goal to go up 1-0. After a scoreless 2nd period, the Storm came out

Frisch JV Win Big In Their Home Opener

The Frisch JV Basketball team had an unanticipated rough start to the season despite starting out 2-0 in preseason. The first game of the regular season at Heschel did not go as the team had hoped or planned. It was a blowout the first three quarters until Frisch finally woke up, going on a 21-7 run (cutting the deficit to two

Can’t Sting a Rapid!

Only five games into the season, the Ma’ayanot Varsity basketball team is thriving. With a current record of 3 wins and 2 loses, the Maayanot Rapids are doing better than they have in the last few years. Last Thursday night, the Rapids played a home game against S.A.R. and beat the S.A.R. Sting for the first time in three years. This win was particularly meaningful