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Philly girls win gold medal at JCC Maccabi Games in Orange County

Friday, 9th August 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/9/13

The Philadelphia girls won their second straight U16 championship Thursday at the JCC Maccabi Games in Orange County, Calif.

The Philly girls won gold at the JCC Maccabi Games in Orange County

The Philly girls won gold at the JCC Maccabi Games in Orange County

The JCC Maccabi Games is an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world. Last year Team Philly won the gold in Rockland, N.Y.

Philly repeated as Maccabi girls’ champion by routing Baltimore, 16-6. The Philly team featured balanced scoring and solid goaltending from Shayna Silverman (Baldwin School) and Devon Scharf (Lower Merion).

Maccabi Games huddle

Maccabi Games huddle

The team also featured Jesse Rubin (Friends’ Central), Abby Goldstein (Lower Merion), Vanessa Auritt (Baldwin School), Julia Greitzer (Baldwin School), Avital Schweitzer (Friends’ Central), Eliza Mantelmacher (Baldwin School), Izzy Schaeffer (Baldwin School), Ellie Greenberg (Baldwin School) and Hannah Anderson (Friends’ Central).

The coaches were Erica Spatz and Laura Patton.

Ten of the girls play for Quaker City Lacrosse Club.


READERS COMMENTS (1)

  1. Marti Berk says:

    If anyone is interested in trying out for Team Philadelphia girls or boys lax (13-16) contact us at mberk@phillyjcc.com.

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