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Posts from the ‘Basketball’ Category

12
Nov

Glouberman Tournament Champions

Valley Torah won it’s second tournament championship this season by beating Frisch 54-52 to take home the Shalhevet Glouberman Tournament trophy!

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11
Nov

VTHS Basketball Ranked #1 in Nation

After our tournament win in Memphis, Jewish Hoops America ranked the Valley Torah Basketball Team #1 in the nation.

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5
Nov

Valley Torah Takes Memphis

IMG_9624.jpegThe Valley Torah Boys Varsity Basketball team beat Milken to win the championship of the Cooper Invitational Basketball Tournament in Memphis. Ryan Turell scored a tournament high 41 points to lead VTHS in the 61-58 win in overtime. Ryan was named MVP of the tournament.

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18
Jul

VTHS Represents at the Maccabiah

Max Leibowitz, VTHS class of 2017, was the team captain of the USA 18U Basketball team in this years Maccabiah. Max leads team to a 5-0 record and the gold medal vs. Israel.

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5
Mar

Slam Dunk

Valley Torah beat MTA by a score of 49-32 in it’s latest game at the Sarachek Tournament. Here is a highlight from the game.

1
Mar

Basketball Team in the Air

The Varsity team (and Rabbi Stulberger) are on the way to New York for the YU Sarachek Tournament.

27
Feb

Basketball Team Update

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For only the second time in VTHS history, the Varsity Basketball team made it to the CIF Semifinals. Unfortunately, we lost a hard fought battle to Holy Martyrs by the score of 65-59. Thank you Coach Lior Schwartzberg for your hard work.

The season is not over yet: The team will be heading to New York this week for the YU Sarachek Tournament. We are seeded 5th in the Tournament and our first game will be Thursday, March 2 at 4:00 PM PST. You can follow the team and even watch the games live at the Sarachek website.

The students need to cover their own travel and other tournament expenses. For many of them, this will be impossible without your help. Please help our boys get to the tournament by visiting the VTHS Sports Giving Page.

22
Feb

CIF Semifinals This Week!

We’ve made it to the CIF Basketball Semifinals! We will battle it out against Holy Martyrs Armenian HS on Motzaei Shabbos for a spot in the CIF 5AA Championship Game.

The game begins at 8:30 PM this Saturday night (February 25) at Holy Martyrs in Encino. Come early to make sure you get a seat.

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14
Feb

CIF Basketball Playoff Brackets 2016-2017

CIF released the brackets for this year’s playoffs. Valley Torah has a bye in the first round and will play the winner of a wild card match.

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12
Feb

Basketball Team in the News

15
Jan

Basketball Team Senior Night

11
Jan

Score is tied at 44, 3 seconds left

JV was playing AGBU – our arch rival – the score was tied at 44 with 3 seconds left. We took out the ball from the far end of the court. See what happened below.

2
Dec

Milken Tournament

VTHS Varsity Basketball beat Milken 70-68 to grab third place in the tournament. Max Leibowitz and Ryan Turell were chosen to the All Tournament Team.

1
Nov

Baskets Going Up

The basketball standards are going up today on our new recreation area. 

16
Oct

Jewish Journal on VTHS Basketball and Ryan Turell

On a recent afternoon in the gymnasium of Emek Hebrew Academy in Sherman Oaks, the squeaking of sneakers on hardwood and shouts of “Defense!” and “Screen right!” echo off the empty bleachers. Valley Torah High School’s basketball team is here to practice — with one noticeable standout.

In between drills, a gangly 6-foot-5-inch teenager with a loose-fitting red practice jersey and a black yarmulke clipped to his blond hair leaps effortlessly toward the basket and dunks the ball with two hands. He hangs briefly on the rim, lands, then smiles sheepishly, revealing braces on his teeth…. Read more