Maccabi Haifa beat Haifa Afula 88:90. The game was tied all the way to the final minutes when Maccabi had the upper hand at the end.
Wiley Workman: “We have to continue to be aggressive and fight for every ball in every game, that’s the kind of game we’d lose at the start of the season and we’re glad we’re going home with an important win.”
Maccabi opened the following five:
Caron Dechildes, Lucas Hausmann, Willie Workman, Sami Givens and Daniel Kuperberg.
Quarter 1 Result:
Hapoel Afula 19-19 Maccabi HaNter Haifa
Hapoel Afula 41-43 Maccabi HaNter Haifa
Hapoel Afula 90-88 Maccabi HaNter Haifa
Willy Workman 20 pts and 14 rebs, Anthony Fisher 17, Sammy Givens 15 pts and 9 rebs, Daniel Koperberg 13 pts and 9 rebounds, Keron Dechildes 12 pts 8 pts and 5 rebounds, Lucas Hausmann 10, Liran Merkado 3 , As well as Amit Alon and Gal Zabek.