Local Hoops: Bnei Hasharon edges Holon in tight match

Meir Tapiro and Cookie Belcher led Bnei Hasharon to its third win in the BSL on Monday night, a 93-90 victory over Hapoel Holon in Ra'anana.

By
November 26, 2007 23:53
1 minute read.
Local Hoops: Bnei Hasharon edges Holon in tight match

Bnei Hasharon 224.88. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Meir Tapiro and Cookie Belcher led Bnei Hasharon to its third win in the BSL on Monday night, a 93-90 victory over Hapoel Holon in Ra'anana. Holon was playing for the first time since its game against Hapoel Jerusalem was abandoned 15 days ago following the fire-cracker explosion at Malha Arena. The club was hit with an eight-match ban on fans at its games, a punishment which begins on Thursday with a home game against Hapoel Afula/Gilboa. Hapoel owner and coach Miki Dorsman, who has gone on holiday, didn't attend the game and assistant coach Ofer Heruti guided the side. Tapiro led the hosts with 25 points and nine rebounds and carried his team in the second half. Cookie Belcher scored 24 points, with Ndudi Ebi adding 21 points and 12 rebounds. Tony Washam led the losers with 23 points, with Avishay Gordon scoring 14. Hasharon got off to the better start, but Gordon's three would give Holon its first lead of the night (13-12). Eric Campbell's basket to end the first period gave Hapoel a five point cushion (24-19) and Moran Rot's basket from beyond the arc with two minutes to go in the second period opened a nine point advantage (40-31). Bnei Hasharon scored seven of the last nine points of the half, with Jason Williams' basket bringing the hosts within a mere four points at the interval (42-38). Bnei Hasharon scored six straight points at the start of the third quarter and Belcher's basket gave the team a 44-42 lead. Ebi's basket to start the fourth quarter gave the hosts their first double digit lead of the game (67-57). Amit Tamir's basket cut Holon's deficit to 73-68, but Tapiro would take control of the game and despite a late scare the hosts would clinch the victory.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

dudi sela
August 31, 2014
Sela steamrolled by Dimitrov

By ALLON SINAI