National Results - Jan. 4-6, 2019



Preliminary Round

DRS      56    JEC    43

Ezra Sicklick had 19 points and Zack Brown scored 13 to lead the Wildcats (12-5). Moshe Heller led the Thunder (8-7) with 18 points.

Magen David  64    HANC    45

Albert Nsiri had 18 points and 10 steals and Michael Natkin added 15 points for the Warriors (16-3).

HAFTR     53     YDE    36  

Heschel   Def   Shaare Torah

Rambam   Def    North Shore



HAFTR    66      JEC     47

The host Hawks (18-10) ended the game on a 30-11 run but failed to get a bye into the semifinals. They will play Heschel in the quarterfinals. The Thunder (8-8) will play DRS in the quarterfinals.

Magen David    56     Heschel   55

Michael Natkin hit an off balance 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Warriors (17-3) a perfect 3-0 run in the preliminary round and a bye into the semifinals. Natkin finished with 23 points and Edmond Antebi added 11. Ricky Sutton had 22 points for the Heat (9-6), who led by 12 early in the 4th quarter. Despite a 1-2 preliminary round Heschel secured the 6th and final seed in Tier 1 and will play host HAFTR in the quarterfinals.

Rambam   40    DRS    30

The Ravens (12-8) take the top seed and get a bye into the semifinals. The Wildcats (12-6) will play JEC in the quarterfinals.

YDE def   North Shore

Shaare Torah def HANC


Jewish Day School   60    Beth Tfiloh    55
Zev Katz scored 28 points and Ariel Gershman added 12 as the #22 Lions (8-4) rallied from 14 down in the third quarter to win their fifth straight game. Harris Gartenhaus led the #23 Warriors (7-8) with 21 points.


Golda Och     48    Kushner    44

Ben Bargad scored 15 points and Assaf Arieh added 10 as the Roadrunners (2-1) held on after leading by 16 at halftime. Gabe Plotsker led the Cobras (6-12) with 16 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks and Ethan Wiater added 13 points.


Memphis Catholic   74   Cooper Memphis   63
Simcha Osdoba scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Ethan Morris had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Macs (5-8).


Moorpark     59     Shalhevet   58

The #1 Firehawks (18-5) led by 14 with 3:30 left but missed several free throws and gave up a long go-ahead 3-pointer by Drake London with :03 left. Moorpark scored 27 points in the 4th quarter, including 21 by London, a wide receiver who has signed to play at USC.

YULA     59      Trinity Classical    39
#9 Panthers improve to 12-8.



Tier 2

North Shore def YDE

Tier 1 Quarterfinals

DRS    70     JEC     42

AJ Bennet scored 16 points and Zack Brown added 14 as the Wildcats (14-6) rolled.

HAFTR def Heschel

Tier 1 Semifinals

Rambam def DRS

Magen David 53 HAFTR 50

Albert Nsiri scored 20 points and Michael Natkin added 18 to lead the Warriors (18-3) into the final.

7th Place

Shaare Torah def North Shore

Jackie Haber scored a tournament-record 39 points and Eddie Swed added 16 as the Stars (8-8) held on after letting a 19-point 4th quarter lead dwindle to 2.

3rd Place



Magen David 66 Rambam 44

Ray Jajati scored 24 points, Michael Natkin added 16 and Albert Nsiri had 12 as the Warriors (19-3) turned a close game late in the first half into a comfortable win for the school’s first-ever Satran title. Natkin was named tournament MVP and Nsiri and Teddy Cohen, who dished out 11 assists in the final, were All-Stars. Aaron Azose scored 14 points for the Ravens (13-9) in their only loss of the tournament and he and Ethan Aaron were named tournament All-Stars.


Mesivta Philadelphia 43 Kohelet 35

Noah Mogyoros scored 14 points and Bennett Stein added 11 for the Mustangs (3-2).


Maimonides 59 Winthrop 45

The #12 M-Cats (8-0) got their first-ever win over the Vikings thanks to a balanced attack led by Eytan Pomper’s 16 points.


Northwest Yeshiva HS vs Puget Sound Adventist


Frisch 61 MTA 54

#4 Cougars (9-3 league; 11-6 overall) had already clinched a playoff spot but took a step towards securing 1st place in the Western Division and a bye in the opening round.