Mizrachi and Aviram repeat as Israeli National Champions



    2008ISRNCOrAviramSaritMizrachi.jpg Sarit Mizrachi and Or Aviram won the titles in the 2008 Israeli Individual National Championship Friday at "Superbowling Sport", a 20-laner in Petach Tikva, Israel.

    44 players participated in the championship. After 20 games on short and long oil the top 8 men and top women determined the champions in best-of-three-games single-elimination finals.

    Sarit Mizrachi, Holon, earned her third title when she defeated Yifat Tal, Petach Tikva, in straight matches 181-138 and 222-178.

    On the men's side, Aviram cruised to his second title with a 2-0 victory over 2007 European Youth Champion Aviv Alfital, both Holon (289-224, 236-201).

    The champions will represent Israel in the European Champions Cup in Duisburg, Germany, later this year. Aviram won the ECC title in 2006.