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Yeshiva High Schools Face Off at Sarachek Basketball Tournament

Yeshiva University’s 23rd Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament tips off Thursday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at the Max Stern Athletic Center on YU’s Wilf Campus. The tournament, named after legendary former Maccabees coach Bernard “Red” Sarachek, features 20 Jewish high school basketball teams from across North America in a dramatic five-day tournament before live crowds and broadcast audiences in the thousands.


“We see value in bringing together all these incredible high school athletes from across the country to join in a healthy and energetic competition, while seeing all that Yeshiva University has to offer them in their future,” said David Miller, chief operations officer of undergraduate admissions at YU.

This year’s field is seeded as follows:

  1. YULA High School for Boys (Los Angeles, CA)
  2. North Shore Hebrew Academy (Great Neck, NY)
  3. Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns (Cedarhurst, NY)
  4. Yavneh Academy (Dallas, TX)
  5. Torah Academy of Bergen County (Teaneck, NJ)
  6. New Community Jewish High School (West Hills, CA)
  7. Ida Crown Jewish Academy (Chicago, IL)
  8. The Frisch School (Paramus, NJ)
  9. Maimonides School (Brookline, MA)
  10. Yeshiva University High School for Boys/Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (New York, NY)
  11. Fuchs Mizrachi School (Beachwood, OH)
  12. Samuel Scheck Hillel Day School (North Miami Beach, FL)
  13. Kohelet Yeshiva High School (Beachwood, OH)
  14. Weinbaum Yeshiva High School (Boca Raton, FL)
  15. Cooper Yeshiva (Memphis, TN)
  16. Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (Overland Park, KS)
  17. Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy (Rockville, MD)
  18. Yeshiva Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
  19. Block Yeshiva High School (St. Louis, MO)
  20. SCY High (Pittsburgh, PA)

Complete coverage of the tournament, including live play-by-play broadcasts, as well as updated scores, statistics, game summaries and pictures will be provided by MacsLive. All of the coverage of the Sarachek Tournament will be broadcast live in high-definition video to fans around the world. This broadcast is made possible with the support of Yeshiva University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Center for the Jewish Future.

View photos from last year’s tournament.