Week 9 of The FM Home Loans AFI League brought out dominance
from the top teams in the league. Players bundled up a freezing night
at Kraft Stadium in Jerusalem as their die-hard fans cheered them on.
Teams look to make a final push before the playoffs as the last stretch
of the season starts. The time is now, playoffs are nearing, and the
road to the Holy Land Bowl awaits.
Joe’s Eagles (5-7-2) Vs Soulja Boi (7-5)
Soulja Boi made a big statement and had a turning point to their season
in two big victories versus a struggling Joe’s Eagles, 12-6 and 14-6.
Rebbishe Vikings (6-8) Vs BDMG (4-8-2)
BDMG came out very poised and took control of game one early behind
stellar quarterback play from Noam Gelb in a 19-0 game one shutout.
Rebbishe Vikings fought back in a game two that went back and forth
which ended in BDMG’s defense making a final stand to win game two
The Mobsters (10-2) Vs Chippie’s Chocolate Chips (4-9-1)
The Mobsters continued their dominance over their division with
passionate play on both sides of the ball all night which resulted in two
victories, 20-0 and 19-6.
Toras Chaim (9-5-2) Vs Pizzeria Efrat (13-1)
Pizzeria Efrat’s zone defense and big time pressure from the Sklar
brothers resulted in a 13-6 game one victory. Toras Chaim had more
trouble getting their offense going in a game two 7-0 loss.
YLE Bachelors (7-7) D.E.C (9-5)
YLE Bachelors found their rhythm in game one behind quarterback Avi
Zern to win game one 12-6. D.E.C bounced back in game two in large
part to their rushing attack and putting lots of pressure on the
quarterback which resulted in a 19-6 victory.
TOP FIVE POWER RANKINGS:
1 – Pizzeria Efrat – Experience plus talent = Ring?
2 – Mercaz Moosen – Finishing strong a top priority.
3 – D.E.C – Will this team have enough time together before playoffs?
4 – Toras Chaim – Need to make a statement this week.
5 – YLE Bachelors – Still have champion players they can lean on.