by Zach Stein (’17)

 

MTA vs MDY

After an intense season opener against Flatbush the Lion‘s looked to carry their momentum over to the home opener against Magen David. Both teams came out looking extremely flat, as the halftime score was only 2-2. In the middle of the third quarter the Lion‘s were leading 3-2, however, goalkeeper Yoni Schechter (’15) committed a foul in the box giving Magen David a penalty shot. Schechter made the save with ease, giving the Lions faith they’d come out victorious. However, late in the game MDY scored sending the game into OT. The Lions got many chances on net in OT capped off by a beautiful goal by Zev Markowitz (’15) who increased his Hat Trick streak to two games.

MTA vs Ezra

The Lions faced off against Ezra Academy on Wednesday looking to improve their record to 3-0. The Lions gave up a goal early, however that did not affect them as they scored two goals right after. Up by 4 at half the Lions continued to pour it on despite losing two players to yellow cards. With help from keeper Yoni Schechter (’15), 5 goals from sophomores on the team, and a Hat Trick from Captain Willy Kluger (’15) the Lions handled Ezra easily, winning 11-6 and improving their record to 3-0. The Lions will play against Magen David on Monday looking to head into Pesach break undefeated.

 

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