Bellmore-Merrick Basketball Champs

Basketball coaches Jonathan Lerner and Gary Ehrlich and their boys won the Bellmore-Merrick Basketball League Championship recently at Kennedy High School after defeating a team lead by coaches Dippolito and Natal.

The sixth-grade boys on the Lerner/Ehrlich team remained undefeated going into the game, and kept that record intact with a 39-28 win. The boys belong to Shore Road School in Bellmore and Levy-Lakeside School in Merrick.

The league plays 11 games over the season, and three playoff games to decide the winner.

The coaches are parents who volunteer.

The names of the student champions are Skylar Cohen, Josh Cohen, Harrison Cohen, Matt Ehrlich, Tyler Kealy,  Joey  Saiag, Justin Turkowitcz, Joseph Miksits, Josh Levy and Nate Lerner.

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