Jerry’s Kids and Ubuntu led a pack of teams vying for a spot in the Tier 1 playoffs, in the Red & Doctor Murray’s Israel Basketball League. Ubuntu defeated A.D.I. 58-31, while Jerry’s Kids got past Vince’s Peanuts 62-47.
In other games with potential postseason implications, Beitar Yerushalayim earned a victory over Garden Rigs 57-41, the Beanbags defeated Feather of Osedox 45-29 and Vince’s Peanuts came out ahead of CCJ 46-31.
Fighting for the pole position, both The Tzionim and Ashreinu remained undefeated, coming down the stretch run of the regular season. The Tzionim edged past the Garden Rigs 54-47, while Ashreinu defeated the Lobos 47-37. The prelapsarian protagonists meet in the regular season finale.
Shaalvim fought hard for a win over 189ers, 35-33. The 189ers bounced back in their next game, with Menachem Solomon going off for 32 points against T. Liff Deli 5, to fuel a 52-47 win.
Meanwhile, Jerry’s Kids squeezed by A.D.I. 48-42, and Lev Aharon defeated T. Liff Deli 5 by a score of 60-51.