Week two of The FM Home Loans AFI League brought out the best in
the new young talent in the league. New teams battled with veteran
squads and held their own. Top teams shined versus teams still figuring
it out. The crowd came out to support their squads on a breezy night in
Jerusalem at Kraft Stadium. Teams are looking to continue their
momentum into the early journey of the season with the goal of raising
the Holy Land Bowl Trophy.
The Rebbishe Vikings (2-0) Vs Big Blue (0-4)
The Vikings started off their season on the right foot with a 21-0 victory
over Big Blue in large part to quarterback Solomon Assis throwing three
touchdown passes. Big Blue fought back in game two to keep it close
but lost a tough one 19-13, after Elliot Sayegh caught the winning
touchdown to win the game for The Rebbishe Vikings.
Jay Feder Jewelers (0-4) Vs Orlo (4-0)
Orlo continued their impressive start to their season with two wins over
Jay Feder’s Jewelers 18-6 and 14-8 in large part to quarterback Meir
Reischer connecting with his favorite target Yosef Damski.
Mercaz Moosen 2-0 Vs BDMG (0-2)
Mercaz Moosen came out with a bang to start their season behind a
pumping crowd to support them. Mercaz did not disappoint the crowd
with big help from wide receiver Shragie Peretz and shut down defense
which resulted into two victories, 13-0 and 14-6.
Pizzeria Efrat (4-0) Vs Blueshells (1-3)
Pizzeria Efrat proved their new number one power ranking with two big
victories. Ezzi Jaski had a rushing and throwing touchdown to win game
one 21-18 over the Blueshells. Game two was decided by Hall Of Famer
Tzvi Sklar’s safety early in the game which proved to be the only points
in a 2-0 victory.
Bandits (1-3) Vs Soulja Boi (1-1)
The Bandits took control in game one behind team leader Moshe
Deutsch to cruise to a 20-14 victory. The Bandits fell short in their last
drive and took a 13-7 loss to the Souldja Boys in game two.
Toras Chaim (3-1) Vs YLE Bacholers (1-1)
YLE Bachelors quieted the noisy crowd early and cruised on to a 19-7
victory behind three touchdowns from tight end Yossi Sherr. Toras
Chaim showed what their made of in a hard fought 13-7 game two
victory which was ended when Shai Feintuch intercepted Avi Zern on
the last drive of the game.
Top Five Power Rankings:
1 – Pizzeria Efrat – The veteran squad still waiting to play the top
2 – Mercaz Moosen – This team is hungry for competition.
3 – YLE Bachelors – Chemistry shows its true winning colors
4 – Toras Chaim – Things just getting started for this young
5 – D.E.C. – Lot of talent but must be used the right way.