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Ice Hockey: Central Blues outgun Whites 8-6 in Metulla
Goaltender Liam Horowitz made some nifty saves to guide the Central Blues to an
8-6 victory over the Northern Whites in last weekend’s Israel Recreational
Hockey Association game in Metulla.
Veteran center Nathan Eisner showed
no signs of his off-seaon knee surgery, combining with linemates Lisa Horowitz
and Sagi Baffet for four of the Blues’ goals.
Left winger Nim Gluckman
shook off jetlag from his recent trip to northern Canada and finished off a 1-
2-3 passing play from Erez Kohanke and Ben Chernie, firing a wrist shot to the
top corner over lunging goalie Harry May.
The Whites’ Michael Horowitz
and Yechiel Luterman each had two goals in the losing effort, with a single and
three assists to Lawrence Sternthal who returned to the lineup after a three
The IRHA is sponsoring a pre-Pessah hockey clinic for kids
and adults next week at the Canada Centre in Metulla.
The clinic will be
held over three sessions on the Olympic rink, with one on Wednesday, April 13th
from 20:30-21:30 and two on Thursday, April 14th from 8:45-9:45 and 20:00-
Cost will depend on number of participants, but should be roughly
100- 150 NIS per person.
To reserve a spot, please contact
Equipment will be available for those who need.Jerusalem Post Sports StaffSoftball: Warriors blow out Optica International 19-3
Showing no signs of rust after a month-long, raininduced layoff, the Morningside
Translations Warriors destroyed Optica International 19-3 at Gezer on Friday to
secure their second victory of the young modified fastpitch softball
The Warriors jumped out to a 12-0 lead before OI could even get
on the scoreboard, spraying hits in every direction.
A two-run triple by
Daniel Heller provided the killer blow in the fourth and set up an 18-1 lead
that put the game out of reach. The Warriors clinched the victory an inning
later by virtue of the 15-run mercy rule.
The top of the lineup did most
of the damage for the Warriors, with veteran leadoff hitter Joe Federman leading
the way again, going 5-for-5 at the plate with four runs scored.
pitched a gem for the Warriors and helped his own cause with three hits and four
Yaniv Tsaidi collected three hits and scored three times, and
cleanup hitter Yanky Itzkowitz smacked two tworun doubles to collect four RBIs
on the day.
“It was great to get back out on the field and hit our groove
again,” Manager Aron Heller said. “We just connected on all cylinders out there
and got a big W. I couldn’t be more proud of the boys.”
In other action,
myNYemployee pulled out a thrilling 14-13 victory over the
The Blackhawks jumped out to an early 5-0 lead over
myNYemployee.com after two innings. Through solid hitting throughout the lineup,
myNYemployee.com fought back and kept the game close through the next four
The Blackhawks took a onerun lead in the top of the seventh and
took the field hoping to close out their opponent.
opponent from Ginot Shomron, who got timely hitting all game, put their first
three men on base and tied up the game. A passed ball by the Blackhawks catcher
allowed Mitch Mandel to come home and score myNYemployee.com the exciting
walk-off win.Jerusalem Post Sports staff
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