By Eurohoops Team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Hapoel Gilboa Galil secured an away victory, 79-70, over Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv Friday.
Israel’s Winner League resumed last Sunday after a three-week hiatus. The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 23 game versus Anadolu Efes being suspended rushed Maccabi back to action at the domestic level.
The team coached by Ioannis Sfairopoulos missing several key players fell to 6-2. Ante Zizic posting a game-high 23 points fell one point shy of his season-best.
The rookie out of Florida, Kerry Blackshear Jr. poured a team-high 22 points for the visitors. Joe Thomasson added 19 points and six assists.
Meanwhile, Hapoel Jerusalem jumped to 8-2 and first place of the standings after the win, 94-75, over Maccabi Haifa. Malcolm Hill shaped up a game-high 23 points.
On Tuesday, Maccabi Haifa landed a narrow win, 78-77, over Gilboa Galil with Michael Cobbins putting up a 24-point, 15-rebound double-double.
Coty Clarke scored 27 points leading Bnei Herzeliya past Hapoel Eilat, 98-84, last Sunday.
Winner League results this week:
Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat – Bnei Herzeliya 84-98
Maccabi Zarfati Zvi Rishon LeZion – Hapoel Altshuler Shaham Be’er Sheva 62-70
Hapoel B-Cure Laser Haifa – Hapoel Unet-Credit Holon 96-85
Hapoel Gilboa Galil – Maccabi Haifa 77-78
Hapoel Tel Aviv – Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat 91-81
Hapoel Unet-Credit Holon – Ironi Nahariya 98-76
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv – Hapoel Gilboa Galil 70-79
Maccabi Haifa – Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 75-94