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Maccabi Basketball Warriors Punch Their Ticket to the Finals!

Our Maccabi senior basketball team, the fierce Maccabi Warriors, have achieved something truly remarkable in the 2023 Big V state men’s youth league 2 season!

Picture this: facing a must-win situation in the final regular season round, our unstoppable Warriors remained unfazed and ready to bring their A-game to the court. Battling it out in an epic away match against the higher-ranked Whittlesea Pacers, our players showed true grit and determination.

In the face of an early 18-point deficit, Maccabi, clad in their vibrant blue and yellow uniforms, dug deep and clawed their way back into the game, leveling the score at 83-all by the end of the second half. The intensity soared as the match headed into overtime, and the crowd was on the edge of their seats.

Jarred Fibishenko, the unstoppable force on the court, delivered a jaw-dropping performance, notching an impressive 33 points, 20 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals! Talk about a one-man powerhouse! But it wasn’t just Jarred shining brightly.

James Chernovsky stepped up with not one, but two crucial 3-pointers that set the tone for the overtime battle. And let’s not forget the incredible marksmanship of Josh Orbach, who nailed his fifth 3-pointer, paving the way for an exhilarating victory.

In the closing moments of the match, with only nine seconds left on the clock, Josh sealed the deal with an alley-oop that sent the crowd into an absolute frenzy!

We couldn’t be prouder of our Warriors and what they’ve accomplished. Their exceptional performance earned them the well-deserved right to compete in an elimination final, and guess what? They’ll be taking on Whittlesea once again! This Saturday night at Mill Park Basketball Stadium, we’ll witness a thrilling showdown between these two talented teams.

So, let’s gather our strength, rally behind our Warriors, and make our presence felt in the stands as we cheer them on to victory! It’s not just about the game; it’s about the spirit of community, friendship, and competitive fire that burns brightly within Maccabi basketball.

Get ready to witness the magic unfold, and let’s paint the stadium blue and yellow with our unwavering support!

  • YL Warriors vs. Whittlesea
  • Sat 29 July
  • Tip off 7pm
  • Mill Park Basketball Stadium
  • There will be transport from Caulfield – DM Maccabi Warriors on Instagram to save your seat

Go, Maccabi Warriors! Go, go, go! 💛💙🏀🔥

Credit: AJN

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