Following the successful return (first) of the basketball league last night, the 22nd cycle was completed this evening with two intriguing meetings – at Hapoel, Hapoel Eilat entertained the cities of Ness Ziona for a formidable battle, which was decided only after an extension. Urban Nahariya did not have a hard time in her home opposite Gilboa / Galilee.
Hapoel Eilat – Urban Ness Ziona 89: 103
As early as the first few minutes you could see that both coaches were preparing their players well for the meet, as both teams are still struggling to enter the top playoffs. After four very close quarters, Ness Ziona completely disappeared in extension and failed to register just one point to her credit. Devon Scott stood out in the ranks of Eilat with 26 points, Rafi Manko recorded a double-double (18 points, 14 rebounds).
Although she added four new wreaths during the lull, Eric Alfasi’s southern team opened the game well, thanks in large part to good minutes from Rafi Manco and Devon Scott, but in front of him the ex-J was standing. times. Tokoto, who felt great in the hall where he played only last season and made sure to keep the guests in the picture, 19:25 to Eilat at the end of the first ten minutes. In the second quarter, it was Reviv Lemon’s turn to show that he was a great fit after the fall, and with the help of Tal Dan Ness Ziona managed to rise to the lead, but Jordan Caroline and Idan Davidi made sure Eilat lost a minimal advantage at the break, 40:42.
Lemonade. Great first half by veteran actor (Adi Avishay)
The hosts went up very well in the second half, scoring a 0: 7 run, but from that moment on, the visitors from Ness Ziona took control of the game and even managed to reverse the score, mainly thanks to Golan Gut and Rivonte Rice, and for the crucial quarter of the game the Orange lost an important 63:68. As with the entire game, the fourth quarter was also unexpected and opened with 0: 9 part of Eilat, which again made the bowl and registered a 68:69 advantage. The teams exchanged the advantage many times over the minutes, which was especially noticeable in the final minute when Scott scored for a critical basket Eilat, but Reyes returned from the other side to equalize 89 and sent the game to an extension, where Eilat pressed the pedal, stopped every ref shot and won 89:103.
Ironi Nahariya – Hapoel Gilboa / Galilee 76:94 – To view the summary click here
The Purple opened the first quarter in a great way, and with good ability from Dominic Waters and Damon Simpson overcame a small run of the visitors, finishing the first ten minutes of tackling 16:24. In the second quarter the handles of Nir Misgav and Travis Warrick were used outside the bow as the gap grew to 16:31. Yotam Hanukkahi and Yiftach Ziv made sure to reduce the damage for Galilee, and after an important three-pointer by Nathaniel Artzi dropped to just four points, 31:35 to Nahariya, who then recovered and returned the advantage to double digits, 39:49 Purple at the end of the first half.
Danny Franco’s good ability and players also continued in the third quarter, this time Tony Gaffney and Ite Segev coming into the game and stopping the running of the guests again. Tsikel Young was the man who kept Lior Lyubin’s team in the picture, but Nahariya continued on her own and after a great move from Kulashov finished the third quarter with a tremendous 58:76, which was saved every minute of the quarter and the game ended in a win. 76:94
Franco. His team showed good ability after the break (Danny Maron)