Elitzur Neve David Ramla tonight (Monday) achieved an important 68:77 victory over Maccabi Urbani Ramat Gan, which they lost in the cup final. Maccabi Ashdod girls maintained the second place with a 58:97 victory over AS. Ramat Hasharon, which continues to get entangled at the bottom.
Hapoel Rishon LeZion achieved a fourth victory in a row and moved away from the bottom, with 65:84 over Maccabi Raanana. Herzliya girls climbed to fourth place with a victory over 65:73 over Hapoel Petah Tikva. Elitzur Holon defeated Maccabi Haifa 71:78.
The prominent Israeliness
Naama Shapir scored 10 points in favor of Elitzur Ramla and Tal Lev scored 16 points and 9 rebounds on the losing side of Maccabi Ramat Gan. May Dayan 16 points and Yaara Yitzhaki 10 points and 5 assists scored for the Ashdod girls over AS Ramat Hasharon, for which Gaia Sels scored 11 points and Shelly Sirkes 10 points. May won with 12 points and Eden Tzipel with 11 points for Hapoel Rishon LeZion in the important victory at the bottom over Maccabi Raanana. Daniel Reber 14 points, Ami Rinat 13 points and Shai Doron 12 points led Elitzur Holon to another victory.
Maccabi Urban Ramat Gan – Elitzur Neve David Ramla 77:68
Elitzur Ramla tonight won the fresh state cup holder, much thanks to an excellent second quarter for them that ended at 10:25. Shkwandia Wallace, who replaced Natisha Heidemann in Ramat Gan, finished her debut game with 16 points. In Naja Laney led Ramla to victory with a tremendous evening that ended with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. Kayla Hillsman excelled in the Ramat Gan ranks with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
Scored to Ramat Gan: Shkwandia Waltz, Tal Lev and Kayla Hillsman 16 each, Alex Harden 12, Eden Rotberg 6, Tamar on foot 2. Scored to Ramla: Benija Laney 21, Alyssa Baron 18, Alison Hightower 12, Naama Shapir and Alex Cohen 10 each, Alex Gitchenko 4, Drew Edelman 2.
Maccabi Ben Banot Ashdod – AS Ramat Hasharon 58:97
Coach Gilad Katz’s team defeated Ramat Hasharon with the help of a predatory game. Two effective quarters of Ashdod, ended at 23:51 and actually ended the game. The quality gap between the teams stood out due to the control of Daniel Adams 21 points and Kadija Kiev 18 points and 27 joint rabbis of the two foreigners of Ashdod.
Scored to Ashdod: Daniel Adams 21 (16 rebounds), Kadija Kiev 18 (11 rebounds), May Dayan 16, Alexis Peterson 13, Yaara Yitzhaki 10, Leah Forbis and Jordan Danan 6 each, Noa Zlibansky 4, Tamar Koplievitz 3. Scored to Ramat Hasharon: Crystal Bradford 13, Jenny Sims and Gaia Cells 11 each, Shelly Sirkis 10, Eliana Coates 6, Ofir Lavie 3, Miriam Hanun and Daniel Karsh 2 each.
Hapoel Rishon LeZion – Maccabi Raanana 65:84
Rishon LeZion looks excellent with a streak of four victories with a quality combination of foreign and young Israelis. Raanana sinks deep into last place in the league, when this time team star Jordan Gerzon also suffered from a weak day with only 6 points. Sydney Wiz missed a triple double with 16 points. 9 rebounds and 13 assists.
Scored for Rishon LeZion: Aisha Sutherland 17 (12 rebounds), Sydney Wise (9 rebounds, 13 assists) and Chelsea Nelson 16 each, May Gain 12, Eden Tzipel 11, Gili Eisner 8, Hila Karsh 3, Amit Turner 1. Scored for Raanana: Kayla Davis 23 (12 rebounds), Kennedy Carter 13, Joiner Holmes 12, Jordan Gerzon and Rotem Schuster 6 each, Noa Givon 3, Noa Sharvit 2.