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Maccabi & Eilat wrap up series, Jerusalem & Haifa win

Hapoel goes up 2 games to 1 in best of five series, Haifa cuts Rishon's series lead to 2-1

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Hapoel Jerusalem 90-73 Hapoel Tel Aviv

Jerusalem ran away with the win after the first quarter as they led 27-10 after the first frame. Yotam Halperin scored 15 first half points to lead the charge while Nate Robinson for Tel Aviv couldn’t find his socring touch and went 0/1 from the field. Tre Simmons finished the game off with 24 points and said following the match that his team “Came to work late today”.

Maccabi Haifa 83-66 Rishon Le’Zion

The Greens got back into the series with a solid home performance led by Will Graves and Jon Dibartolomeo. Chris Wright and Darryl Monroe tried to keep Rishon in the game but the home fans helped their side to the win as Rishon still holds a series lead 2 games to 1.

Maccabi Tel Aviv 81-54 Bnei Herzliya

The Yellow & Blue cruised into the Israel League Final Four crushing the visiting Herzliya team by 27 points. With every player scoring and four featuring in double digits, Dragan Bender drained 11 and Itay Segev dropped 12 while Trevor Mbakawe pulled down 15 boards in the mismatched series where Maccabi dominated every facet of play.

Ironi Nahariya 85-86 Hapoel Eilat

Oded Katash and his southern team swept the northern club 3 games to none in the best of five series thanks to a late 8-1 run. DeAndre Kane with 23 points and Khalif Wyatt with 18 points and 10 assists led the way for the vistors who took two of their wins away in Nahariya. Cameron Clark scored 21 points and Richard Howell picked up a double double going 17/10 in the victory.