The last round before the break in Israel matched the league’s top two teams – Electra Ramat Hasharon and Ashley Walker’s Maccabi Ashdod squad. Getting 21 points from former Storm forward Sheri Sam, Hasharon defeated Ashdod 70-60 to remain undefeated atop the D-I. Walker had 17 points and Courtney Paris 16 points and 18 rebounds, but Ashdod’s non-imports struggled, totaling just 10 points. At 8-3, Ashdod is now tied with Elizur Maccabi Natanya for second place in the league, but has a far superior point differential. However, it will be a different Ashdod squad after the break, as Safsal.co.il reports Paris will not be rejoining Ashdod for the 2010 portion of the schedule.