From the opening tip-off through the final buzzer of the championship games, 5TJT Sports Center will be your #1 source for all yeshiva-league basketball news. This new weekly sports column will include summaries and results of league games from middle school, high school, junior varsity, and varsity teams, as well as other features, including Game of the Week, Coach’s Corner, Weekly Standings, and lots more.
The first preview of the varsity league teams will take place this week at the annual Magen David varsity pre-season tournament, with the championship game set for Sunday, September 21. This tournament is a helpful barometer for the upcoming season. Participating teams include defending league champion North Shore, league runner-up Ramaz, and host Magen David, Derech Hatorah, JEC, Flatbush, HAFTR, SAR, and Hillel. A full recap of the tournament is slated for next week’s edition. Stay tuned.
Judah Rhine is co-director of MVP Boys Basketball Camp and has been coaching youth basketball for 30+ years. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.