VANCOUVER, CANADA — Ireland defeated Israel, 13-5, in a crossover/exhibition match at Coquitlam Town Centre Park on Wednesday.
Zach Ornstein put Israel on the board just five seconds into the match, but Ireland scored six straight goals to take a 6-1 advantage at the 23-minute mark.
The blue-and-white battled back to a 7-4 deficit, but Ireland scored the next five goals to put the game away.
Schulkin (two goals), Alon Berkowitz (one goal), Mor Cohen (one goal), and Ornstein (one goal) scored for Israel. David Metzger (40:00, 3 saves, 7 GA) and Jonah Hirshorn (20:00, 2 saves, 6 GA) saw action in goal. Metzger was dealt the loss.
Israel opens their Championship slate against Hong Kong on Friday.
Additional Caps – Rakan Aboneaaj, Moshiko Aviv, Ori Bar David, Alon Bechor, Ron Bentura, Alon Berkowitz, Joshua Bernstein, Yanai Bittmann, Yotam Drori, Hayden Edelson, Liron Glam, Ilan Hascal, Sagi Hashai, Adam Hilelly, Noah Knopf, Alex Milhailov, Jake Plantowsky, Dan Shelanski, Daniel Simpson, Yarin Yahalom
Israel U-19 Men’s Training Schedule
Fri, Jun 3 – Birthright/USA Stars 7, Israel 5 (Park Ofer – Ramla, Israel)
Sun, Jun 19 – Birthright/USA Stars 6, Israel 1 (Shapira Field – Netanya, Israel)
Sun, Jul 3 – Building Blocks 10, Israel 3 (Newark Academy – Livingston, NJ)
Mon, Jul 4 – Israel 9, Fair Lawn Cutters 8 (Tenafly Municipal Field – Tenafly, NJ)
Israel U-19 Men’s World Championship Schedule
Wed, Jul 6 at 5:00 PM – Ireland 13, Israel 5 **Exhibition/crossover
Fri, Jul 8 at 10:00 AM – Israel vs Hong Kong (Town Centre Park – Vancouver, Canada)
Sun, Jul 10 at 10:00 AM – Israel vs Taiwan (Town Centre Park – Vancouver, Canada)
Mon, Jul 11 at 12:30 PM – Israel vs #7 Germany (Town Centre Park – Vancouver, Canada)
Tue, Jul 12 at 10:00 AM – Israel vs Mexico (Town Centre Park – Vancouver, Canada)
Playoffs and consolation rounds begin on Wednesday, July 13th