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Academy, Akiva Girls
Open Basketball Series
Special to the Jewish News
he Jewish Academy of
Metropolitan Detroit drew
victory in its girls basketball
series with Yeshivat Akiva,
winning 31-16 at the West Bloomfield
JCC. Senior forward Fallon Garfield-
Turner led the Jaguars (4-3) with 13
points. Junior guard Emily Shepley
added 12. Rachel Greenbaum led Akiva
(0-2) with five points. The teams play at
Akiva Oct. 27.
Defenseman Danny Richmond left
the University of Michigan hockey team
to sign with the Ontario Hockey
League's London Knights. Richmond
was named to the Central Collegiate
Hockey Association's all-rookie team last
season. He was second in scoring among
U-M's defensemen with 22 points (three
goals, 19 assists).
Richmond was selected in the second
round, 31st overall, in the NHL entry
draft by the Carolina Hurricanes this
summer. He attended training camp
with the Hurricanes, then returned to
London, where he will play this season.
Sophomore Erin Konheim remains a
starting midfielder for Michigan State
University's soccer squad. Through nine
games, the West Bloomfield grad had
two goals and three assists, including the
game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory
against Eastern Michigan. EMU also fea-
tures a Jewish player, redshirt freshman
Jodi Fox from Andover.
Four Jewish soccer players see action at
Detroit Country Day in Beverly Hills:
senior starting defender Adam Saulles;
twins Josh and Jason Kanter, both senior
midfielders, and junior midfielder
The Walled Lake Central football team
has four Jewish players, including seniors
Adam Dechow, a starting wide receiver,
and guard Jordan Moss. Other Jewish
Vikings include junior defensive end
Clayton Moss and starting inside line-
backer Lowell Schwaulb, a sophomore.
At Berkley, junior Robert Siporin
starts on the offensive line. The team fea-
tures senior wide receiver/defensive back
Eric White, plus three sophomores: wide
receiver Matt Kideckel and offensive
linemen Josh Diem and Brett Mertz.
Senior strong safety Jon Beitner is an
Andover captain. His teammates include
senior wide receiver Noah Smith, senior
two-way tackle Brett Turner and junior
placekicker Jon LoPatin, who doubles as
a reserve lineman.
The team of Rhonda Byer, Nancy
Pomish, Julie Schlafer and Judy Rapp
won the women's nine-hole event in the
Hillel Day School Golf Classic at
Franklin Hills Country Club. Liz
Schubiner, Linda Thal, Sheila Fenton
and Gayle Langer came in second. Thal
won closest to the pin and Elise
Schostak most accurate drive.
Steve Margolin, Eli Maroko, Gary
Koloff and Graham Williams won the
Hillel men's 18-hole competition. Steve
Schanes, Jay Greenspan, Larry Slabotsky
and Mark Mar finished second. Harry
Eisenberg won closest to the pin, Marty
Laker had the most accurate drive, Jerry
Levine hit the longest drive and Larry
Charlupski the straightest drive.
Danny Aronovitz is the 2003 men's
club golf champion at Knollwood
Country Club in West Bloomfield. Mike
Sternfeld was the runner-up. On the
women's side, Lisa Kirsch-Satawa placed
first and Nancy Lelkowitz second.
Adult tennis champs at Tam
O'Shanter in West Bloomfield include:
Eric Paskel (men); Carly Wayne
(women); Wayne and Brenda Berris
(women's doubles); Kim Margolis and
Tammy Dubin (mixed doubles). Kids'
champs include: Brandon Yellen (boys
16); Drake Deitch (boys 12); Elyssa
Felsenfeld (girls singles); Jordan
Goodman and Ross Herner (boys dou-
bles); Felsenfeld and Becky Plaine (girls
doubles); Jacob Trunsky and Sloane
Wolf (mixed doubles).
The Detroit Bashers softball team,
whose victory in the B'nai B'rith Labor
Day international softball tournament
was mentioned in this column previous-
ly, included the following players: Ron
Silberstein, David Epstein, Gary
Yashinsky, Brad Feldman, Seth
Gorback, Ben Ovell, Matt Brand, Dave
Radner, Greg Schultz, Bob Dorsey, B.J.
Alperin, Jared Gorback and Larry Horn.
The Oct. 3 sports column should have
identified Joshua Rott, not Ryan Rott, as
a member of the West Bloomfield High
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