Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

Will face Valley Torah Monday for an all-LA Tier 1 final in New York.


Sarah Elspas ’15

AIRBORNE: Firehawk junior point guard Zack Muller hoists a field goal over YULA players Luria Hadad, Nicki Schlanger and Noam Meisels in the Tier 1 quarterfinals of the Red Saracheck Basketball Tournament at Yeshiva University in New York March 16. Shalhevet won 55 – 38 and advanced to the championship game.

UPDATED:  Shalhevet defeated SAR in the semi-finals of the Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament in New York today, and will face the Valley Torah Wolfpack in the Tier 1 championship game tomorrow in a game that will be broadcast at school.

Sarah Elspas ’15
HANDS: Firehawks Ben Mashiach and Zack Muller leapt over members of the SAR Sting in the semi-final match of the Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament Sunday in New York. Shalhevet won, 48 – 38, advancing to the finals where they’ll face crosstown rivals the Valley Torah Wolfpack on Monday.

The Firehawks, ranked No. 1 by Jewish Hoops America, defeated the SAR Sting 48 – 38 before a packed gym at Yeshiva University Sunday afternoon.   According to,  high scorers for Shalhevet were junior Zack Muller with 19 points, senior Benny Zaghi with eight, and junior Asher Dauer and freshman Ze’ev Remer each with six.  SAR’s Judah Oppenheimer scored 14 points for the Sting.

Earlier in the tournament,  Shalhevet defeated the YULA Panthers 55-38 to advance from the quarterfinals. It was the second  time this season Shalhevet beat YULA,.  Watch all the Saracheck action live on