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M-Cats Take Home the Trophy at 2017 Maimonides Invitational Basketball Tournament

The annual Maimonides Invitational Basketball Tournament in Memory of Leland Gelman was a perfect antidote to winter's early arrival, as six visiting squads, their host teams and hundreds of spectators were the ingredients for a four-day celebration of competition, sportsmanship and spirit.

The Lady M-Cats won all four of their games. including Sunday's championship match over Berman Hebrew Academy of Rockville, MD. Tova Gelb '21 led all scorers will 29. 

The Maimonides boys finished with a 3-1 record, including a thrilling 64-59 win in overtime over Yeshivah of Flatbush. Eytan Pomper '20 drained a three-point field goal from the top of the key to tie the game in regulation. Earlier in the fourth quarter, Josh Weiss '18 became the eighth Maimonides basketball player to exceed the 1,000-point career plateau. 

Todah rabah to all the players, coaches, volunteers, hosts and organizers for an unforgettable experience.


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