The FM Home Loans AFI League Round Of 32 separated the top teams from the lower teams. Almost all top teams took care of business and are advancing to the next round. The fans battled the cold Jerusalem weather at Kraft Stadium looking for a shocking upset. Few teams came close to an upset but could not put two full halves together to complete their goal. Sixteen teams now continue on their mission to raise the 30th FM Home Loans AFI League Holy Land Bowl.
Chaikel Travel Vs West Hempstead Rams
The defending champions came into the playoffs looking to repeat as champs. Quarterback Avi Zern led the way with multiple touchdowns as Chaikel Travel took care of business easily over the Rams 73-6.
The Bear Jews Vs T-Seahawks
T-Seahawks came back down from two touchdowns to take a late 24-20 lead over The Bear Jews. The Bear Jews quarterback Edward Benjamin threw up a prayer on the last play of the game that was caught by wide receiver Isaac Dweck to shock and beat the T-Seahawks 26-24.
DEC Vs Big Blue
Big Blue spirits were high after scoring a touchdown right before halftime to take a 7-6 lead over DEC. DEC scored fifteen unanswered points and held the Big Blue offense scoreless in the second half to win 21-7.
BMF Falcons Vs Pizzeria Efrat
The Falcons offense had troubling scoring points versus the shutdown defense of Pizzeria Efrat. Quarterback Akiva Schwartz led the offense of Pizzeria Efrat who won easily 27-6.
Vintage Vikings Vs Mercaz Moosen
The Vikings jumped out in the first half to a 12-6 lead and looked to complete the upset versus Mercaz. After Mercaz’s defense completed a goal line stand, their offense tied the game 12-12. Another big defensive play by Mercaz gave them the lead 19-12 with three minutes to go in the game. The Vikings were not able to answer back and fell in a 27-12 loss.
Toras Chaim Vs Deep Sleepers
Toras Chaim jumped out to 27-6 lead and looked like the Deep Sleepers were going to get blown out. The Deep Sleepers crawled back but could not complete the comeback and fell to Toras Chaim 27-24.
Big Production Vs Shana Bet Bochurim
Big production was without many of their key players through injury and other means. The Bochurim took full advantage and blew out Big Production 38-0.
Psychobunny’s Vs Mud Dogs
Psychobunny’s offense and defense both played stellar football versus the Mud Dogs who could not keep up with the fast pace of the Psychobunny’s in a 74-6 loss.