Games We Play: Pallorium stages another comeback

Beats METV 28-25 and maintained its perfect record in the American Football in Israel men's contact league.

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Flag Football For the second game in a row Pallorium fell behind, but the team from Hashmonaim came back to beat METV 28-25 and maintained its perfect record in the American Football in Israel men's contact league. METV took a 25-2 lead in its week 4 game at Kraft Family Stadium on Saturday night, November 11, but could not hold on as Pallorium scored 26 unanswered points. In week 2, Pallorium came back to beat Karelitz. Pallorium is one of seven teams that have a 3-0 record halfway through the first round of the men's contact league, which is sponsored this year by and There are a record 58 teams in the league this season. Other results from week 4: The Green Mile/IDT Global 24, Shloimy's Kosher World Lakewood 0 (forfeit); Wizard World/Phones4Less (Lev Hatorah) 28, UGG Australia 27; Netiv Inmates 44, Burgers Bar 12; UGG Australia 22, Park Family Patriots 20; Bonkers Bagels 31, Nathan Bailey 0; Weatherproof PTHC 19, 18; Joe's Eagles 24, Shvilei Capitals 0 (forfeit); Team Magen Av 40, Jump Gym (Yesod Torah) 6; Ohr David 26, Premier Gem 0; BL&L Ligers 25, Stevie's Boyz 15; Refa-na Meuchedet 42, Lobos 12; Derech Etz Chaim 38, Kesher 24; Karelitz 27, Cobras 0; Tov Pizza 57, Tivuch Shelly 12; Canaan Studio/Sasquatch 14, Norman's 13; JM in the AM 30, Luck Commercial Kitchens 26; Vringo 51, 5T Jewish Times/Elgo 6. Yeshiva basketball registration opens AFI has announced the opening of registration for the 2006/07 season of the Yeshiva Basketball League. Dozens of teams are expected to compete for the coveted championship trophy. AFI president Steve Leibowitz announced that the Yeshiva Basketball League championship trophy would be officially named the Red Auerbach Trophy, after the late Jewish coach, General Manager and President of the Boston Celtics. Auerbach is considered the greatest basketball executive ever, and is a member of the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Leibowitz also thanked Celtics GM Chris Wallace for his help in funding AFI community programs for underprivileged children. For information and to register a team, call Yair Smith at 052-286-0076. go to 2-0 in women's league Misha'an Plumbers and improved their records to 2-0 in week 2 of the Women's American Football in Israel at Kraft Family Stadium on November 8. Results from week 2 of the WAFI: Ziountours 12, Paige's Lakers 7; Diamonds 12, Trumanettes 0; Mary Jane's 37, Ari the Dentist 0; Misha'an Plumbers 45, Big Blue 0; Nativ 25, Hadassah Lions 24. Weitzman opens campaign with victory Weitzman won its first game of the Yosef Goodman High School American Football in Israel season, 14-8 over Tankers, in a heroic effort during week 3 at Kraft Family Stadium in Jerusalem on November 7. Yonatan Prat made a key flag-pull at the end of the game that stopped a Tankers ball-carrier's run toward the end zone. Other results from week 3 of the Yosef Goodman HSAFI: Hartman 38, Shmellos 7; Amish Slinkybeards 20, Jaffe Strategies 16; Hunki's Pizza 30, Iron Men 6; Yad Eliezer 57; Pizzeria Efrat 27. Kfar Zippori bounces back to beat METV in coed league After suffering a defeat in its 2006/07 Tuesday Night Football League opener, Kfar Zippori reinforced its roster and defeated METV 41-18 during week 2 at Kraft Family Stadium in Jerusalem on November 7. Former captain Amir Kronberg returned to Kfar Zippori, if only for one game, and killed two METV drives with a pair of interceptions. On offense, Ariel Gilor, who switched from METV between weeks 1 and 2, caught two touchdown passes. Also in week 2 of the TNFL, it was: Ba'al Shen Tov 26, HUC Runnin' Rabbis 6. For more information on American Football in Israel, visit; or contact Jay at, or 054-440-0659