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  ICHA Teen Travel Team Registration Form
                  Open Enrollment Period: August 1, 2002 – August 30, 2003                                                               THE PERFECT
 Location:
 • West Side YMCA (West 63rd and
   Central Park West, Manhattan).
                                            Yes, I want to join the ICHA Handball Travel Team. Please enroll me today.

                                            Name: ______________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                            GAME
                                                                                                                                      The official Newsletter of the Inner City Handball Association, Inc.
 • Hebrew Educational Society
   (Brooklyn off Rockaway Parkway)
 • Flatbush YMCA (Flatbush Ave,             Address: _____________________________________________________________________
   Brooklyn)
 • Jamaica, Queens YMCA                     Phone: _________________________ Fax: _________________ Beeper: _______________
 Qualifications:
 • Must be a USHA / ICHA combo
   member.
 • Teen handball players between the
                                            E-mail: _____________________________________________________________________

                                            Date of Birth: ________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                         Kendell Lewis —
   ages of 12–18 years old interested in
   learning four-wall handball as well as
   improving their one-wall skills.
                                            School: _____________________________________________ Grade: ________________                                                The Beast of the East
 • Must maintain satisfactory Junior        Hobbies: ______________________________________________________________
   High school average, 75+ High
                                                                                                                                                                         by Paul Williams
   School average and 3.0 College
   average.                                 I am currently a USHA or ICHA Member:                                                                                           Who would have thought that a 16-year-       the ground work for the first One-wall
                                                                                                                                                                         old kid from East Flatbush with no expo-        world championship in 1997 at Winnipeg,
 • Desire to become state, regional,
                                            Best day, time, location to meet with my parents: ___________________________________                                        sure to any form of handball other than         Canada. It was in Canada that Kendell was
   national or world handball champions
                                                                                                                                                                         one-wall handball was destined to be the        to win his first World Championship, in
   in one, three and four wall handball.
                                                                                                                                                                         crowned the four-wall Beast of the East?        the 23 and under one-wall division.
 • Volunteer to help with ICHA fund         Signature : ___________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                            I met Kendell when he was 16. He then           Since 1998 he has continued to play
   raising efforts.                                                                                                                                                      a spoiled, self-absorbed, highly confident      one-wall handball but has focused mainly
 • Volunteer to help in running ICHA        Guardian Signature: ___________________________________________________________                                              and arrogant young man. I guess he              on four-wall. Over that time, Kendell has
   tournament events.                                                                                                               Kendell Lewis the Beast in action.   reminded me of myself at that age. Ironi-       developed incredible power and speed.
 • Parents signed approval.                                                                                                                                              cally we shared the same zodiac sign with       Awarded a New York Athletic Club
                                                                                                                                                                         birthdays just four days apart.                 membership, Kendell began to dominate
                                                                                                                                                                            I started teaching Kendell four-wall         all East Coast Open Four-wall events.
                                                                                                                                                                         handball at Sportset in Rockville Centre and    Upon trying his hand at three-wall,
                                                                                                                                                                         the West Side YMCA. Kendell was truly           Kendell has won every eastern regional
                                                                                                                                      Highlights                         determined to be the best all around hand-
                                                                                                                                                                         ball player of his generation. He listened to
                                                                                                                                                                         some instructions but was determined to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Open Singles since 1998.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kendell was ranked 16 on the USHA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         National Pro Tour when he was 27. No

                                                                                                                                      2 Health Corner
                                                                                                                                        by Dori Ten
                                                                                                                                                                         develop his own style. From 1992–1995 he
                                                                                                                                                                         dominated the junior one-wall champi-
                                                                                                                                                                         onships, falling second on occasion to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         other one-waller had accomplished that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         feat since 1992. Kendell has succeeded in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         becoming the best all around player in the
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                                                                                                                                        pages 3 through 11
                                                                                                                                                                         Satish Jagnandan of the Bronx. Kendell’s
                                                                                                                                                                         four-wall game still had a ways to go.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         east for his generation. Now that he is 28,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kendell has a two year old son Kavon and
                                                                                                                                                                            Kendell was an original member of the        wife Sydell Smith, his priorities have
                                                                                                                                     12 Letter from the
                                                                                                                                        Editor
                                                                                                                                                                         first ICHA teen travel team, competing in
                                                                                                                                                                         all local one-wall and four-wall tourna-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         changed a little. But Kendell’s passion for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         handball is still present.
                                                                                                                                                                         ments as a junior or B player. As an ICHA
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                                                                                                                                                                         travel teen player he also had the opportu-
                                                                                                                                                                         nity to compete in international events in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            It has been a pleasure for me to know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kendell and witness first hand his transfor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         mation from that 16-year-old kid to the

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                                                                                                                                        Application
                                                                                                                                                                         Ireland and Wales. In Ireland Kendell and
                                                                                                                                                                         other ICHA team players played exhibition
                                                                                                                                                                         matches to demonstrate American one-wall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         28-year-old man. Even better it is good to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         see today’s sixteen year olds looking to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kendell for handball instruction. Kendell is
2002 Jr. Mayor’s Cup 19 & under Doubles action Vicor Lopierre,
Dennis Machuca, Carlos Espinal and Elliel Torres.
                                                                  Teen gathering at the 2002 Jr. Mayor’s Cup Coney Island.
                                                                                                                                     16 ICHA Teen Travel
                                                                                                                                        Registration Form
                                                                                                                                                                         skills to the Irish Handball association in
                                                                                                                                                                         Brey. This exhibition was successful and laid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a great person off the court, but on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         court, beware this Beast of the East.
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HEALTH CORNER
                                                number one enemy to any athlete is dehy-          calcium and other vitamins and minerals. It
                                                dration. Unlike other animals, in humans          is this dehydration coupled with the loss of
                                                the thirst mechanism is poorly evolved. By        electrolytes that contribute to the hangover
by Dori Ten RPA-C                               the time we experience thirst our body is in      and cotton mouth the morning after. Save
                                                a water deficit. The human body, in its           the alcohol for celebrating your victory after
   During the 2002 four-wall nationals          simplest construction, is a sac of enzymes        the tournament.
(held in Las Vegas) it was 105 degrees nearly   suspended in a pH specific watery environ-           The changes in color and fabric of
every day. If the heat was too oppressive,      ment. Stress it and it is remarkably resilient    workout gear has been as revolutionary as
you simply walked into any hotel and were       in its capacity to maintain itself. However       the athletic footwear industry. Dark colors
cooled off by the igloo temperatures inside.    prolonged stress manifests in serious condi-      absorb the sun’s heat while lighter ones
The tournament was held on air-condi-           tions. Cramps, irritability, heat exhaustion      reflect. Choose the newer fabrics or cottons
tioned courts but it was still a challenge to   and the deadly heat stroke all have a             that absorb sweat or wick it away from the
play match after match. The one-wall            common denominator–dehydration. If                body. Carry several shirts/shorts and socks
nationals (held in New York) in early           water intake is inadequate, the body adapts       to change between matches. When the
August was also extremely warm with             to this “environmental stress” by removing        humidity climbs, you will have less evapo-
temperatures above 90 degrees. Challenging      water from the kidneys and putting it back        ration of sweat making you feel uncomfort-
the body under these weather conditions         into the circulation. Subsequently urine          able. It’s more difficult for the internal core
can make the difference between advancing       becomes more concentrated and takes on a          temperature to be maintained in a hot and
to the next round or being eliminated.          deeper yellow color. The darker the urine         humid setting. Stay in the shade, wear a hat,
Survival of the fittest may seem cruel but it   the more dehydrated you are.                      and put on sunscreen. Sunburns are a burn.
is the rule to reign supreme.                      Taking medications or vitamins, espe-          It’s no different if you burn from the sun or
   Although by no means an expert, I am         cially the water-soluble B vitamin renders        from a stove. It dehydrates you, especially if
simply passing on observations that I notice    the urine darker or brighter making it more       blistering occurs. Painful range of motion
help or hinder players in competing. The        difficult to gauge your fluid status. As fluid    on a sunburned body surface can hamper
                                                intake increases urine becomes lighter.           your ability to hit the ball effectively.
                                                Healthy adults require 8 glasses of               Another tip is to eat sensibly. On hot days
                                                water/fluid daily. Coffee and caffeinated         avoid mayonnaise, cold cuts, and unwashed
                                                drinks are not included and, in fact, caffeine    fruits unless you are certain that these prod-
                                                stimulates urination so that this class of        ucts are refrigerated , fresh and clean and
                                                fluid is not the optimal drink to combat          prepared in the same fashion. These are
                                                dehydration. On hot days when performing          potential sources of well, you know,that sit
            P.O. Box 30125                      strenuous activities require more fluids. It is   down and stay feeling in the bathroom.
          Brooklyn, NY 11203                    not unusual for the body to need one gallon       This potentially can cause serious fluid and
             (718) 703-7699                     or more of water on a hot humid day to            electrolyte loss making you weak. After a
          Fax: (718) 940-0207                   perform optimally.                                match it is important to replenish glycogen
       E-mail: handball@icha.org
                                                   During the one-wall nationals we had           stores. The blood has enough glucose
          http://www.icha.org
                                                several Texans play for the first time. Jesse     (sugar) for about 20 minutes of play. Once
                                                Cevallos offered an interesting home              the supply is exhausted, the body relies on
               OFFICERS                         remedy employed in Texas when the heat            the liver to break down its stored energy,
    Paul Williams, Founder, President and
                                                overwhelms a player. Pickle juice. The            glycogen. Research has shown that immedi-
                Chief Editor
      Dwayne Sampson, Vice President            “juice” is nothing more than concentrated         ately after a match, a small carbohydrate
          Fred Turbee, Treasurer                salt water. You are replenishing the sodium       meal, such as a plain bagel makes the liver
         Barbara Canton, Secretary              lost through profuse sweating. Pickle juice       more efficient in replenishing its supply of
                DIRECTORS                       does not replace any appreciable fluid loss       stored energy for the next match. Too large
       Rosemary Bellini, Nassau, LI, NY         just the sodium. Sodium helps to retain           of a meal will divert blood flow to the
           Leo Dudin, Queens, NY                water so it’s a quick fix that will help in the   stomach for digestion leaving less for the
       Lin Fernandez, Staten Island, NY         short term of sodium replacement. You             powerful leg and arm muscles to receive
         Neil Flaum, Manhattan, NY
                                                must address the water loss by stopping           oxygen and glucose to sustain them in a
        Ted Gewertz, Manhattan, NY
         Richard Hanley, Queens, NY             play, moving to a shaded area, cooling the        match. Ultimately, the body senses more
        Karl Muchow, Manhattan, NY              external skin with cold water and drinking        blood flow is needed to these high demand
         Abe Podolsky, Brooklyn, NY             lots of fluids. Any confused athlete requires     muscles and less to the stomach making you
           Dori Ten, Brooklyn, NY               medical attention immediately. Alcoholic          feel bloated and full. Avoid high fat foods.
              WEBMASTER                         beverages should be avoided before and            They take hours longer to digest than
                 P.R. Post                      during competition. Alcohol inhibits a            carbohydrates or proteins.
              Web Post, Inc., NJ                hormone that helps to maintain water                 Get a good night sleep. You play hard
        DESIGN/LAYOUT COORDINATOR               balance. Ever notice that you urinate more        now rest hard. The body requires downtime
        N. Ruiz-Hudson, Queens, NY              frequently when drinking? You are losing
                                                precious sodium, potassium, chloride,                                      continued on page 4
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                                                                                                                                                  Tournament Results
       ICHA 2002 Tournament Schedule
EVENT                                   DATE                       SITE                    TYPE         ORGANIZER CONTACT #                       ICHA / USHA
HES Handball Championships

ICHA Season End Awards Dinner and
                                        November 10

                                        November 14–7:00 pm
                                                                   HES Brooklyn

                                                                   Broadway Diner, NYC
                                                                                               1 wall     Artie Fuchs

                                                                                                          ICHA
                                                                                                                         artief@ushandball.org
                                                                                                                         718-332-425
                                                                                                                         718-703-7699
                                                                                                                                                  High School
Development Fund Raffle Drawing
30th Albany Open                        November 22 - 24           Albany, NY                  4 wall     AHC
                                                                                                                         award@icha.org
                                                                                                                         518-765-5620
                                                                                                                                                  Spring Meet
                                                                                                                         Jim Giner                   The best of the PSAL teen athletes repre-
Maine Open                              Dec. 27–29                 Sanford, ME                 4 wall     MHC            207-874-2403             senting 15 schools met at Central Park
                                                                                                                         Tom Adams
                                                                                                                                                  North Meadow to compete at the 10th
                                                                                                                                                  Annual ICHA/USHA High School Spring
                                                                                                                                                  Meet. Dennis Machuca Jr , #1 singles for
                                                                                                                                                  Art & Design, has been the talk of town for
                                                                                                                                                  some time and expected to slam 19 &
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Some of this year’s High School Meet participants.
     Tentative 2003 Tournament Schedule                                                                                                           under singles and doubles with Michael
                                                                                                                                                  Schneider of Bronx Science. Despite the
                                                                                                                                                  reputation 75+ teens attended this years          championship. In the finals Lolita Tam and          of Townsend Harris in a true battle
EVENT                               DATE             SITE                             TYPE         ORGANIZER            CONTACT #                 meet to put their skills to the test. In the 19   Coriell Hatcher of Staten Island Tech               tiebreaker 15–8, 7–15, 11–7.
Long Island Benefit Open            Jan. 10–12     Sportset, Rockville Centre, LI     4 wall       ICHA                LIOpen@icha.org            & under singles, Dennis took down his             defeated Christina Chai and Rosemary Cua               In the end how did the schools score overall?
                                                                                                                       718-703-7699               opponents one by one. Paul Yagual of
Hall of Fame Championship           Feb.           AllSport–Peeksville NY             4 wall       George Brandeburg aces28@US.IBM.COM            Newtown H.S. also dominated his oppo-              19 & UNDER BOYS A SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–0, FORFEIT)
HES Doubles                         Feb.           HES Brooklyn                       1 wall       Artie Fuchs         artief@ushandball.org                                                              First Place:       Dennis Machuca Jr.                        Art & Design
                                                                                                                                                  nents striving to take on Dennis. Yagual vs.            Second Place:      Paul Yagual                               Newtown
                                                                                                                       718-332-4251               Machuca, a final match long anticipated                 Semi-final         Ralph Luto                                Sheepshead Bay
Pennsylvania State Singles          March          Redding, Pa. (outside of Philly) 4 wall         Michael Raszkiewicz 610-678-5003               did not happen this time. Due to rain the               Semi-final         Kareem Wilkerson                          Westinghouse
                                                   Colonial Hills Racquet Club                                                                                                                       19 & UNDER BOYS B SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–10, 15–5)
                                                                                                                                                  match was postponed until Sunday and                    First Place:       Adrian Granite                            Forest Hills
New York State Championships        March          Colonie Court Club–Albany NY 4 wall             Fred Seestadt
                                                                                                                                                  Yagual had to forfeit. Yagual vs. Machuca,              Second Place:      Patrick Chiu                              Stuyvesant
Flatbush YMCA Singles               March          Flatbush YMCA Brooklyn           1 wall         Artie Fuchs          artief@ushandball.org
                                                                                                                                                  destined to meet again.                                 Semi-final         Ivan Wong                                 Brooklyn Tech
                                                                                                                        718-332-4251                                                                      Semi-final         Marco Campos                              Chelsea
USHA Eastern Regionals              March          Elmwood Park, NJ                   4 wall       Tom Doughten                                      In the 19 & under doubles, Machuca &            19 & UNDER BOYS DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–10, 15–9)
Boston Open                         April          Boston, Ma.                        4 wall       Marc Seigle          617-323-2334              Schneider met up with the dynamic 16 year               First Place:       Victor LoPierre / Giovanni Vasquez        Forest Hills/ Bushwick
NYAC Invitational                   April          Manhattan, NYC                     4 wall                                                      duo of Victor Lopierre of Forest Hills and              Second Place:      Dennis Machuca / Michael Schneider        Art & Design / Bronx Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Semi-final:        Kareem Wilkerson/ Marcos Campos           Westinghouse / Chelsea
ICHA/USHA High School Meet          April 19, 20   W. 97th, Central Park, Manhattan   1 wall       ICHA                 718-703-7699              Giovanni Vasquez of Bushwick. Lopierre &                Semi-final:        Ralph Luto / Nestor Noyola                Sheepsead Bay
                                                                                                                        hsmeet@icha.org           Vasquez placed first and second in the 16 &        19 & UNDER BOYS B DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–7, 15–6)
ICHA/USHA Mayor’s Cup Junior        May 10, 11     Coney Island, NYC                  1 wall       ICHA                 718-703-7699              under boys singles. Awesome players for                 First Place:       Max Beronovich / Adrian Granite           Forest Hills
Championships                                                                                                           jrmyr@icha.org                                                                    Second Place:      Jason Ho / Gary Liang                     Bronx Science
                                                                                                                                                  their age, most definitely underdogs against            Semi-final:        Tai Dang / Jimmy Quach                    Brooklyn Tech
52nd USHA Four-Wall Nationals       June           Lansing, Michigan Nevada           4 wall       USHA                 520- 795-0434 or          the older and stronger team Machuca and                 Semi-final:        Peter Mark / Victor Szeto                 Brooklyn Tech
                                                                                                                        handball@ushandball.org                                                      19 & UNDER GIRLS DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–3, 15–4)
                                                                                                                                                  Schneider. Underdogs no more, Lopierre
NYC Parks Big Blue Championships    June 14, 15    City-Wide                          1 wall       NYSA                 nysa@icha.org                                                                     First Place:       Annie Huang / Anna Nicole Fiero           LaGuardia
                                                                                                                                                  and Vasquez took out the #1 seeds in two                Second Place:      Cassie Chan / Karin To                    Townsend Harris
Mayor’s Cup Championships           July 12, 13    City-Wide                          1 wall       ICHA                 718-703-7699
                                                                                                                        info@icha.org             games 15–10, 15–9. This handball season                 Semi-final:        Bernadette Cruz / Katherine Seid          Townsend Harris
                                                                                                                                                  will definitely be a good one.                          Semi-final:        Tania Asaro / Julie Salas                 Brooklyn Tech
USHA/ICHA National Junior           July 19, 20    Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx          1 wall       ICHA                 718-703-7699                                                                 19 & UNDER GIRLS SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–7, 15–9)
One Wall Championships                                                                                                  info@icha.org                In the girls 16 & under singles, Eboney              First Place:       Bernadette Cruz                           Townsend Harris
USHA 43nd One Wall Nationals        Aug.           Coney Island, Brooklyn             1 wall       USHA                 520- 795-0434 or          Johnson of Park West returned this year to              Second Place:      Katherine Seid                            Townsend Harris
                                                                                                                        handball@ushandball.org   again dominate the division defeating                   Semi-final:        Annie Huang                               LaGuardia
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Semi-final:        Cassie Chan                               Townsend Harris
Maryland Three Wall Eastern Regional August        Columbia, Maryland                 3 wall                                                      Christina Chai of Townsend Harris 15–10,           16 & UNDER BOYS SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–13, 15–6)
ICHA/SAHA Junior Big Blue            Aug. 23, 24   Lincoln Terrace, Brooklyn          1 wall       ICHA                 718-703-7699              15–11 in the finals.Staten Island Technical’s           First Place:       Victor LoPierre                           Forest Hills
Championship                                                                                                            info@icha.org             first appearance in the high school meet                Second Place:      Giovanni Vasquez                          Bushwick
USHA Three Wall Nationals            Aug.          Maumee, Ohio                       3 wall       USHA                 520- 795-0434 or                                                                  Semi-final:        Alen Liu                                  University Neighborhood
                                                                                                                                                  took home the 16& under girls doubles                   Semi-final:        Max Beronovich                            Forest Hills
                                                                                                                        handball@ushandball.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                     16 & UNDER GIRLS SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–10, 15–11)
All dates and locations are subject to change. Tournament Directors contact handball@icha.org to have your tournament listed year                  Townsend               Brooklyn Tech      7            First Place:       Eboney Johnson                            Park West
                                                                                                                                                     Harris          29   Park West          7            Second Place:      Christina Chai                            Townsend Harris
round on the ICHA website for a charge of $25 annually which includes membership to ICHA for one year. Member associations list                                                                           Semi-final:        Coriell Hatcher                           Staten Island Tech
applications for FREE annually.                                                                                                                    Forest Hills      25   Newtown            3            Semi-final:        Lin Na Fang                               Townsend Harris
                                                                                                                                                   LaGuardia         11   Sheepsead Bay      3       16 & UNDER GIRLS DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–8, 15–12, 11–7)
Join ICHA and get updated tournament schedules send directly to your home... For more details on the best Handball in NYC                          Bushwick          10   Stuyvesant         3            First Place:       Lolita Tam / Coriell Hatcher              Staten Island Tech
call: ICHA at 718-703-7699 or E-Mail handball@icha.org. Please leave a message anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.                             Bronx Science      9   Chelsea            2            Second Place:      Christina Chai / Rosemary Cua             Townsend Harris
                                                                                                                                                   Staten Island Tech 9   University         1            Semi-final:        Annie Chih / Lin Na Fang                  Townsend Harris
                                                                                                                                                   Art & Design       8   Westinghouse       1            Semi-final:        Eboney Johnson / Vanessa Carrion          Park West
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MEN PRO SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–13, 21–6)
     First Place:
     Second Place:
                         Kendell Lewis
                         Wayne Barone Jr.
                                                               Brooklyn
                                                               Malverne
                                                                                                   Tournament Results
     Semi-final:         Keefe Sheppeck                        Boston, Ma.
     Semi-final:         Dan Vera
OPEN DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–8, 21–19)
     First Place:        Kendell Lewis / Joe Kaplan
                                                               Peekskill

                                                               Brooklyn
                                                                                                   Long
     Second Place:
     Semi-final:
                         Paul Williams / Jai Ragoo
                         Andy Rousseau / Keefe Sheppeck
                                                               Brooklyn / Bronx
                                                               Queens / Boston, Ma.
                                                                                                   Island
     Semi-final:         Wayne Barone Jr. / Eric Smith
PRO WOMEN SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (14–21, 21–18, 11–8)
     First Place:        Maggie Grelle
                                                               Malverne / Brooklyn

                                                               Boston, Ma.
                                                                                                   Open
     Second Place:       Sydell Smith                          Brooklyn                               Over twenty years of play and the Long
     Semi-final:         Dori Ten                              Brooklyn
     Semi-final:         Melody Ruiz                           Queens                              Island Open continues to draw the best of
B SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–16, 21–6 )                                                              New York handball. This year players from
     First Place:        Caleb Torres                          Bronx                               Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey
     Second Place:       Michael Schneider Jr.                 Queens
     Semi-final:         Phong Nguyen                          Brooklyn                            joined the competition making this Long
     Semi-final:         Byron Ortiz                           Queens                              Island Open the best in the last ten years.
B DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–9, 21–10)                                                               Kendell Lewis of the New York Athletic
     First Place:        Alex Pastor / Caleb Torres            Bronx                                                                                       13 BS-2002 Jr. National 13 year old runnerup John Westbay and    2002 Jr. National 19 & under B singles champion Paul Angel and
     Second Place:       Byron Ortiz / Mike Virgilio           Queens                              Club continued to dominate East Coast                   champion Kevin Ward Jr.                                          runnerup Elliel Torres.
     Semi-final:         Phong Nguyen / Marlon Del-Valle       Brooklyn                            Open competitions by slamming the Open
     Semi-final:         Jed Seigle / Leon Bethune             Boston, Ma.                         Singles and Doubles with NYAC teammate
JUNIOR SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–18, 21–20)
     First Place:        Victor LoPierre                       Queens                              Joe Kaplan.
     Second Place:       Michael Schneider Jr.                 Queens                                 Victor LoPierre of the Cross Island
     Semi-final:         Johnny Fernandez                      Brooklyn                            YMCA pulled out a close victory in the
     Semi-final:         Dennis Machuca Jr.                    Brooklyn
C SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–17, FORFEIT)                                                            Juniors against fellow Cross Island YMCA
     First Place:        Jed Seigle                            Boston, Ma.                         player Michael Schneider.
     Second Place:       Eliel Torres                          Bronx                                  NewComer Caleb Torres dominated the
     Semi-final:         Chris Conde                           Brooklyn
     Semi-final:         Marlon Del-Valle                      Brooklyn                            B Singles and B Doubles with partner Alex
C DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–8, 21–16)                                                               Pastor.
     First Place:        Victor LoPierre / Melody Ruiz         Queens                                 Congratulations to Melody Ruiz for her
     Second Place:       Kok Soon Lieu / Chris Conde           Brooklyn
     Semi-final:         Jim Birbiglia / Kevin Ryan            Queens                              first four wall win with partner Victor
     Semi-final:         Richard Hanley / Neil Flaum           Queens                              LoPierre in the C Doubles competition.
MASTER 40+ SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–8, 21–7)                                                          Thanks to all the players for making the
     First Place:        Dan Maroney                           Rockville Centre
     Second Place:       Victor Stevenson                      White Plains                        Long Island Open a successful event and
     Semi-final:         Ray Eng                               Brooklyn                            special thanks to Kathy Barone and Fred
     Semi-final:         Glenn Hall                            Freeport                            Turbee for their tireless effort running the
MASTER 40+ DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–10, 21–13)
     First Place:        Paul Williams / Glenn Hall            Brooklyn / Freeport                 tournament control desk.
                                                                                                                                                           2002 Jr. National 19 & under Open Doubles runnerup Kareem        2002 Jr. National 19 & under girl’s Doubles runnerup Irene Lai,
     Second Place:       Mike & Pete Virgilio                  Queens
     Semi-final:         Jonathan Smalls / Freddie Cole        Queens / Bronx                                                                              Wilkerson, Michael Schneider and champions Ference Dominguez     Annie Huang and champions Alethia Mendez and Bernadette Cruz.
     Semi-final:         Robert Durazo / Ray Clark             Bayport                                                                                     and Victor LoPierre.
VETERAN MASTER 55+ SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–16, 21–15)                                               Start preparing now for the
     First Place:        Ed Todd                               West Haven, CT.
     Second Place:
     Semi-final:
                         Dennis Uffer
                         Charlie Pelligrini
                                                               Syracuse
                                                               Freeport
                                                                                                        2003 World Handball
     Semi-final:         Len Caltabiano                        North Babylon                               Championships
GOLDEN MASTER 60 DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–7, 21–15)
     First Place:        Anthony Barone / Dan Maroney          Baldwin Harbor / Rockville Centre          October 17 & October 26
     Second Place:       Tom Doughten / Tony Russo             Emwood Park NJ
     Semi-final:
     Semi-final:
                         Alan Carredu / Gary Grossman
                         Len Caltabiano / Peter Gruebel
                                                               Beacon Falls, CT.
                                                               North Babylon / CenterReach
                                                                                                                      Ireland
SUPER GOLDEN MASTER 60 SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–13, 21–6)
                                                                                                      Call ICHA for more information (718) 703-7699
     First Place:        Michael Ferber                        Edgewater, NJ
     Second Place:       Bernard Haynes                        Rutherford, NJ
     Semi-final          Phil Fusco                            Glendvale                           continued from page 2
     Semi-final          Lou Radoslovich                       Queens
SUPER GOLDEN MASTER 60 DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–12, 21–10)
     First Place:        Graham Palmore / Alan Green           Queens / Cliffside Par, NJ
                                                                                                   HEALTH CORNER
     Second Place:       Bill Lepping Sr. / David Greenholtz   Sayville / Great Neck               from the wear and tear process. Sleep is the
     Semi-final:         Frank Drost / Malcolm Cohen           Queens                              repair process. Deny it and the tachometer
     Semi-final:         Lou Radoslovich / Richard Binder      Queens
                                                                                                   rises. Don’t blow the engine. In summary,
                                                                                                   take care of your body and it will take care
                                                                                                   of you.
                                                                                                                                                           2002 Jr. Mayor’s Cup 16 & under Girls Champion Coriell Hatcher   2002 Jr. Mayor’s Cup 19 & under Girls Champion Alethia Mendez
                                                                                                   * Dori Ten is a certified registered physician assis-   and runnerup Emily Berliner.                                     and runnerup Carly Creed.
                                                                                                     tant and National/World Handball Champion
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Letter from the Editor                                                                           ball Association. A part of the ICHA
                                                                                                 mission is to teach handball, but a big part                            Inner City Handball Association, Inc.
Handball — A Community Service                                                                   is to teach discipline, self-motivation, self
                                                                                                 pride, respect for others and the importance                                                                Presents
  Thirteen years ago, all I heard was hand-       players, I was introduced to four-wall hand-
ball was dying in New York City. If you           ball at Union Temple in Flatbush,
                                                                                                 of back to your community inspiring,
                                                                                                 others to teach and continue the cycle while
                                                                                                                                                                                     the 8th Annual ICHA Raffle
asked most New Yorkers they vaguely               Brooklyn. These older players stressed the     having great fun.                                                                                           to benefit
remembered having a relative that played          importance of achieving a good education          Today handball especially in New York is
but did not know anyone still playing.            and developing good work and personal          far from dying, but for organized handball              the Inner City Junior Handball Development Program
What a heart breaker that was for me to           habits. These older players unbeknownst to     to flourish we need everyone to pitch in and
hear. At that time I had been playing hand-       them were great role models who taught me                                                                                                                                Come salute honorees:
                                                                                                 give back a little to a lifetime sport that
ball already for 20 years. I only had a           great life lessons at an early age. The most                                                                                                                 Yuber “Pee Wee Castro” 2002 National Champion
National B singles one-wall title but             important was the duty to give back to one’s
                                                                                                 continuously develops human character. I
                                                                                                 am a volunteer and contributor to the sport
                                                                                                                                                         First prize  $ 5,000                                  Tracy Davis            2002 National Champion
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Satish Jagnandan       2002 Mayor’s Cup Champion
thought one day I would improve my game
enough to compete and win an Open Title.
                                                  community. You see these older men busi-
                                                  nessmen knew me only from the one-wall
                                                                                                 I love, handball. If you also love handball, I          Second prize $ 1,000                                  Jonathan Lee           2002 National Champion
                                                                                                 invite you to join me and help volunteer
Since then I have won three National Open         courts, but thought enough of me to expose     and/or contribute to the 2003 handball                  Third prize  $ 500                                    Alethia Mendez         2002 National Champion
Doubles titles and place second in the            me to a new game: four-wall handball. They                                                                                                                                    and many others.
                                                                                                 season. ICHA needs volunteer site direc-
World Doubles Championships twice. The            sponsored me for two years at Union            tors, clinicians, site helpers, office staffers,
possibility that an Open handball tourna-         Temple, took me to local tournaments and       sponsors and contributors.                             More young athletes are playing organized Handball than ever before. Help us continue the trend.
ment might not exist was unacceptable to          introduced me to players of very different        New York City has over 2000 one-wall                                                       Only 200 tickets will be sold
me - not because of damage to my ego but          backgrounds than my own.                       handball. Join ICHA and learn to play or
because I feared not being able to congre-           Growing up in Bedford Stuyvesant            help teach teens how to play. Whether you                                           Prize awards based on ticket sales of 200 tickets.
gate with handball players who I had              Brooklyn my perception was pretty one          are a player, ICHA volunteer or both the
known for twenty years.                           sided for a many years. My participation in                                                                    Drawing to be held on November 14, 2002 at ICHA Season End Awards Dinner
                                                                                                 experience will be rewarding.
  I have played one-wall handball since I         handball on local, regional, national and         I thank those of you who have supported
                                                                                                                                                                      The Broadway Diner Restaurant, 590 Lexington Ave., New York, NY
was nine years old in the tough parks of          international levels has broadened my          ICHA for the last thirteen years and hope                         Donation $100.00 per raffle ticket. Dinner with open bar $55.00 per person*
Bedford Stuyvesant, Brownsville and East          perception immensely. I now also realize       that you will continue to support our
New York, Brooklyn. At age 15, thanks to          that I have to give back to my community.      efforts in years to come.                                     For more information or to purchase more tickets call ICHA at 718-703-7699 or
the generosity of some older handball             That’s why I founded the Inner City Hand-                                                                                                 e-mail raffle@icha.org
                                                                                                                                                           or mail check to Inner City Handball Association, Inc., P.O. BOX 531, Baldwin, NY 11510
                                                                                                                                                                           *RSVP for dinner by November 8, 2002 (Raffle tickets holders pay $35 each)
   Handball Workshops                                                                                                                                         Note: If less than 200 tickets are sold awards will be based on forty percent of the value of tickets sold
 Forming Jan. – April 2003
    Tournament Directors Workshop
  Tournament Site Volunteers Workshop
          Referree Workshop
       Sign up today for free clincs for
       ICHA/USHA/NYHA members:
    • To improve your play
    • Earn USHA referee certifications
    • Learn how to be a tournament director
    • Earn free gifts
      YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE
   CALL 718-703-7699 or email: CLINICS@icha.org


  Clinics.... Clinics .... Clinics.... Clinics
  Volunteers Needed
       Help support Handball
            • Lines people needed
            • Referrees needed
            • Reporters needed
            • Site helpers needed
            • Site cleanup needed
          CALL 718-703-7699                                                                                                                         2002 Jr. Mayor’s Cup Champions
                                                  Paul Williams demonstrating American style handball to the Wales locals.                                                                                           2002 Brooklyn Technical High School Handball Team.
  Tuesday – Friday 1:00pm – 6:00pm or
      by email: volunteer@icha.org                                                                                                                  Top row: Carly Creed, Bernadette Cruz, Alethia Mendez,
                                                                                                                                                    Emily Berliner, Jennifer Chiang, Coriell Hatcher.
                                                                                                                                                    Bottom row: Annie Huang, Christina Chai, Anna Fiero.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BOY’S 19 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–18)
                                                                     SPONSORS                                                                                                                                        Tournament Results                       First Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Yagual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Shaheem Nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Queens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi Final          Raymond Faloye                       Brooklyn
Corporate
Acotech Services
Associated Foods – G. Schneiderman
                                                                     Greenpoint Foundation
                                                                     Hofman Realty
                                                                     Make-Up Center
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                                                                                                                                             Sportset Rockville Centre
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The 2002                                 Semi Final          Jamel Gordon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GIRL’S 19 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Place:        Jennifer Rivera
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brooklyn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Philadelphia
Burton Packaging Company Inc.
Champion Gloves
Charles Williams Printing
                                                                     Modell’s Sporting Goods
                                                                     New York Athletic Club
                                                                     New York Sports Commission
                                                                                                                                             Studio 31
                                                                                                                                             Supermarkets General (Pathmark)
                                                                                                                                             Trebach Realty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Junior Big Blue                          Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi Final
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Annie Huang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Crystal Pearson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Queens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Queens
Coca Cola
Crown Trophy
Gasoline Installations Inc.
                                                                     NRDF
                                                                     Owen Gloves
                                                                     Pro-Am National Leagues
                                                                                                                                             USHA Tucson Headquarters
                                                                                                                                             USHA Development Fund
                                                                                                                                             USHA One Wall Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Champions                                Semi Final          Daneisha Lloyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BOY’S 16 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–3)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Place:        Jamie Rivera
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Queens

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brooklyn
Gatorade                                                             Saranac Gloves                                                          Vidal, Reynardus, and Moya                                                                                       Second Place:       Robert Mendez                        Queens
G.I. Integrated Computer Solutions Inc.                              Schroder Wertheim Group                                                 YMCA– Queens Central                                                                                             Semi Final:         Ronald Flores                        Queens
Grand Ave. Bagels                                                    Sony Corporation                                                        YMCA– West Side                                                                                                  Semi Final:         Sammy Nguyen                         Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GIRL’S 16 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–14)
Individual                                                           John Duggan .............................................N Y 02
                                                                     Ron Emberg ..............................................T X .
                                                                                                                                             Willard White..............................................N Y 02
                                                                                                                                             Edgar Woerner ..........................................NJ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jade Cruz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Na Liu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Queens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Brooklyn
  PLATINUM CLUB                                       $5,000+        Arthur Farhood ..........................................N Y 02         Dwight Worley............................................N Y                                                     Semi-final          Megan Chorm                          Brooklyn
                                                                     Butch Ferazi...............................................N Y 02                                                                                                                        Semi-final          Jessica Lin                          Queens
Anonymous................................................N Y                                                                                   CONTRIBUTERS CLUB                              UNDER $100
                                                                     Michael Ferber...........................................NJ                                                                                                                          BOY’S 13 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–19)
Theodore Gewertz.....................................N Y                                                                                     Kent Berkey ...............................................PA
Paul Williams .............................................N Y       Lin Fernandez............................................N Y                                                                                                                             First Place:        Gabriel Camacho                      Philadelphia
                                                                     Rodney Fink ..............................................PA            Abe Birnhaum............................................N Y
                                                                     Tom Fogarty...............................................N Y 02        Leonard Bloom..........................................N Y 02                                                    Second Place:       Reinald Goyco                        Bronx
  GRAND CLUB                                          $1,000+
                                                                     Philip Fusco ...............................................N Y 02      Ray Boni ....................................................N Y                                                 Semi Final:         Kevin Ward                           Brooklyn
Burton Kossoff ...........................................N Y 02
                                                                     Harvey Gerber ...........................................N Y            John & Claire Bossung..............................N Y 02                                                        Semi Final:         Santos Cruz                          Philadelphia
Robert Golan .............................................N Y
                                                                     Michael Gimao...........................................N Y             Richard Brent.............................................N Y                                                BOY’S 19 & UNDER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–12)
  GOLD CLUB                                                $500      Jack Goldwasser .......................................N Y 02           Milton Breslaw...........................................NJ                                                      First Place:        Paul Lorenzo / Carlin Rosa           Bronx
Albert Apuzzi .............................................N Y       Abe Haiman...............................................N Y            Jan Calloway .............................................N Y                                                    Second Place:       Victor Lopierre / Kareem Wilkerson   Queens / Brooklyn
Tom Doughton ...........................................NJ 02        Vern C. Hayden, CFP................................N Y                  Fred R. Chapman ......................................MT                                                         Semi-final          Nick Roman / Jason Rodriguez         Manhattan
Adam Gittlitz ..............................................N Y      George Hofman .........................................N Y              Jerry Cohen ...............................................NJ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GIRL’S 19 & UNDER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–13)
Glenn Hall..................................................NY 02    Michael “Krell” Horvath ..............................N Y 02            Edward Clooney ........................................N Y 02
                                                                     Joe Ingrassia .............................................N Y          Leola Dewitt ...............................................N Y                                                  First Place:        Tali Elfassy / Lina Teltelbaum       Queens
Fred Turbee................................................N Y 02
                                                                     Charle Kalil ................................................M A        Gerry Donnelly ..........................................N Y                                                     Second Place:       Daneisha Lloyd / Crystal Pearson     Queens
  SILVER CLUB                                            $250+       Joseph Kaplan...........................................N Y             Frank Drost ................................................N Y                                                  Semi-final          Annie Huang / Kia Gelzer             Queens
Livingston Baker ........................................NJ          Kevin Kilgallen ...........................................N Y 02       Joseph Eichler...........................................NJ                                                      Semi-final          Cassie Chan / Christina Chai         Queens
Ron Davi....................................................NJ       Charles Lando ...........................................W V            Robert Ferazi.............................................N Y 02                                             BOY’S 16 & UNDER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–0)
Vernon Coward ..........................................N Y          Irwin Leff ....................................................N Y 02   Bruce Fischberg ........................................NJ                                                       First Place:        Gian Florendo / John Lau           Queens
Ruth Estime ...............................................N Y       William Lepping Sr. ....................................N Y             Dan Flickstein ............................................NY 02                                                 Second Place:       Jamie Rivera / Christopher Quesada Brooklyn
Prince Felix................................................N Y 02   Kendell Lewis.............................................N Y           Timothy J. Fussner..........................CANADA
                                                                                                                                             Robert Gianguzzi.......................................PA 02                                                     Semi Final:         Jonathan Iglesias / Ronal Flores   Queens
Deanna Holliday ........................................NJ           Thomas Lynch, DMD.................................NJ 02
                                                                                                                                             Bob Guckenbiehl .......................................N Y 02                                                GIRL’S 16 & UNDER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–16)
Nick Horman..............................................N Y         Benjamin & Mary Marguglio ......................N Y 02
Phyllis Kossoff ...........................................N Y 02    Pat Mcdermott ...........................................N Y 02         Karl H. Hoppe ............................................N Y                                                    First Place:        Sidney Ko / Na Liu                   Brooklyn
Joseph Mcdonald ......................................C A 02         Alexander Mitsuda .....................................N Y              Elliott Joseph .............................................N Y 02                                               Second Place:       Jade Cruz / Mimi Galvez              Queens
Thure Meyer ..............................................N Y        Sidney Morales..........................................N Y 02          Bill Kennedy...............................................NJ                                                    Semi-Final          Sandra Lo / Nana Tam                 Brooklyn
Jason Morgan............................................N Y          Karl Muchow..............................................NJ             Orlando Lebron..........................................N Y
Bernard Nathan .........................................N Y 02       Martin J. O’Malley......................................N Y 02          Irwin Leff ....................................................N Y 02
Stephen Nicholas ......................................FL 02         Rebecca & Micha Miller.............................NJ                   Theodore Leitner .......................................N Y 02
Anthony Russo ..........................................NJ           Doc Pagello ...............................................N Y          Cody McCone............................................N Y 02
Cesar Sala .................................................N Y      Gerard Pagello...........................................N Y            Ed Miller.....................................................N Y
Michael Watson .........................................N Y          Charles R. Pellegrini..................................N Y 02           John J. Newell............................................N Y
                                                                                                                                             James Patrick Pepe...................................N Y
John Vrabel................................................N Y 02    Joe Pelligrini ..............................................N Y 02
                                                                     Carl E. Porter Jr. ........................................MI           Scott Piccirello ...........................................N Y                     Eric S. Klarman, CPA
  CENTURY CLUB                                           $100+       Raul Retian................................................N Y          James Powner ...........................................N Y
Leonard Aconsky.......................................N Y 02         Dr. & Mrs. James P. Roach ........................CT 02                 Arty Reyer..................................................N Y                     Agent
Sid Aconsky...............................................N Y 02     Vincent Ruggiero .......................................N Y 02          Michael Rock .............................................NJ
Anthony Barone .........................................N Y          Tony Russo................................................NJ            Thomas Rudzewick ...................................N Y
Wayne Barone Sr.......................................N Y 02         Dwayne Sampson......................................N Y                 William Ruffin.............................................N Y
Rosemary Bellini .......................................N Y 02       Tom Severance ..........................................N Y             Marc Seigle................................................M A
Brian Belliveau...........................................N Y        Jonathan Shebar .......................................N Y 02           Richard Sharp ...........................................N Y
Ronald Bigley ............................................N Y        Charles Sheldon ........................................N Y 02          James & Tom Shooman ............................N Y                      www.newyorklife.com
Mickey Blechman.......................................N Y 02         Gil Shore....................................................N Y 02     Philip Smallman, Esq. ...............................N Y
George Brandeburg...................................N Y 02           Daniel Silva................................................N Y         Joseph Sokol .............................................PA
Richard Brent.............................................N Y        Tom Smario ...............................................N Y           Al Tomba....................................................N Y          New York Life Insurance Company
Bruce / Susan Brooks .................................N Y            Howard Solow       ............................................N Y      Pat Turbee..................................................N Y          100 Jericho Quadrangle, Suite 325
Bernard Brown...........................................N Y 02       Joanne Sotres ...........................................N Y            Malcolm Weinberg .....................................N Y
Barbara Canton .........................................N Y          Alan W. Spencer ........................................N Y 02          Charles White ............................................NJ             Jericho, NY 11753
Sal Cataudella ...........................................N Y        Victor Stevenson........................................N Y             Jack Wientraub ..........................................N Y             Bus. 516 934-9347 Mobile 917 747-5336
George Cavooris .......................................N Y           Jim Tamagni...............................................C A           Steve G. Williams.......................................N Y
Thomas Ciasulli .........................................NJ          Kurt Tauss..................................................N Y 02      Steven Yurgel .............................................N Y
Mike Dau ...................................................IL       Dori Ten .....................................................N Y 02    Sidney Zimet..............................................N Y            Specializing in Life, Group Health, Disability,
Kenneth Davidoff .......................................N Y 02       Bert Trebach ..............................................N Y 02
Lenny Demartino .......................................N Y           Marius Valsamis.........................................N Y                                                                                      Long-Term Care Insurance and Annuities
Bruce Dicicco.............................................N Y        Mike Virgilio ...............................................N Y
                                                                     Arthur Voute...............................................N Y
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  This year’s goal is $50,000. Year to Date as of Oct. 1 is $32,000.
                Only $18,000 left. LET’S ALL HELP!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2002 Jr. Big Blue action in Lincoln Terrace Park Brooklyn, NY
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BOY’S 19 & UNDER—FINAL SCORE: (15–3, 15–9)                                                                                                                                                                    OPEN SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–5, 5–15, 11–3)
     First Place:
     Second Place:
                         Carlos Espinal
                         Michael Schneider
                                                                 Brooklyn
                                                                 Richmond Hill, Queens
                                                                                                          Tournament Results                                 Tournament Results                                    First Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Satish Jagnandan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Eddie Maisonet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bronx
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Glendale
     Semi-final          David Vega                              Brooklyn                                                                                                                                          Semi Final          Joseph Kaplan                       Brooklyn
     Semi-final          Paul Angel
19 & UNDER BOYS B SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–11, 11–15, 11–5)
                                                                 Brooklyn                                 Junior Mayor’s Cup Cham-                           Mayor’s Cup                                           Semi Final          Kendell Lewis
                                                                                                                                                                                                              OPEN DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (25–20)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn

     First Place:
     Second Place:
     Semi-final
                         Paul Angel
                         Nicky Roman
                         Anthony Caravello
                                                                 Brooklyn
                                                                 Manhattan
                                                                 Staten Island
                                                                                                          pionships                                          Handball Breaks                                       First Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semi Final:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Cesar Sala / Joe Kaplan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Satish Jagnandan / Carlos Lopez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tony Roberts / Yuber Castro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bronx
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Queens
                                                                                                             Eagerly awaiting the Junior Mayor’s Cup
     Semi-final          Adrian Granite
19 & UNDER BOYS DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–14, 15–11)
                                                                 Rego Park, Queens
                                                                                                          Championships, college students no longer          Small Ball One-                                       Semi Final:         Kendell Lewis / Ervin Irizzarry
                                                                                                                                                                                                              WOMEN’S SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15– 11, 15–12)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn/Bronx

     First Place:        Carlos Espinal / Dennis Machuca Jr.     Brooklyn / Woodhaven, Queens                                                                                                                      First Place:        Tracy Davis                         Brooklyn
                                                                                                          eligible for the High School Meet had their
     Second Place:
     Semi-final
                         Eliel Torres / Victor LoPierre
                         Ralph Luto / Nestor Noyola
                                                                 Bronx / Forest Hills, Queens
                                                                 Brooklyn                                 chance to shine. Carlos Espinal of City            Wall Handball                                         Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semi-final
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dori Ten
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Theresa McCourt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn
     Semi-final          Michael Schneider / Kareem Wilkerson    Richmond Hill, Queens / Brooklyn         College slammed both 19& under singles                                                                   Semi-final          Brenda Pares                        Brooklyn
19 & UNDER BOYS B DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–10, 9–15, 11–7)
     First Place:        Steven Chen / Gary Lee                  Bayside, Queens
                                                                                                          and doubles in his last year of junior elig-       History Again                                    WOMEN OPEN DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (25– 14)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   First Place:        Gladys Miranda / Tracy Davis        Queens / Brooklyn
     Second Place:       Benjamin Tran / Timothy Lum             Bayside, Queens                          bility. Dennis Machuca was upset by                   The Mayor’s Cup Handball Tournament                Second Place:       Dori Ten / Barbara Canton           Brooklyn / Manhattan
     Semi-final          Eric Uy / John Lau                      Flushing, Queens                         newcomer Paul Angel of Kingsborough                                                                      Semi Final:         Anna Calderon / Theresa McCourt     Brooklyn
     Semi-final          Max Baranovich / Adrian Granite         Rego Park, Queens
                                                                                                                                                             considered to be the biggest and best one             Semi Final:         Sydell Smith / Rhonda Burchett      Brooklyn
19 & UNDER GIRLS DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–11, 15–9)
                                                                                                          college. Angel tooks the 19 & under B              wall event second only to the USHA One           B SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (25– 6)
     First Place:        Alethia Mendez / Bernadette Cruz        Sunnyside, Queens / Bayside, Queens      singles but lost his opportunity to capture        Wall Nationals proved to be the biggest by            First Place:        George Figueroa                     Brooklyn
     Second Place:       Coriell Hatcher / Eboney Johnson        Queens / Brooklyn                        the A division losing to Bronx Science’s           far this year with 530 entries, an increase of        Second Place:       Ference Dominguez                   Queens
     Semi-final          Christina Chai / Emily Berliner         Jamaica, Queens / Forest Hills, Queens                                                      115% over previous year’s entries. Why the            Semi Final          Armando Duchesne                    Manhattan
     Semi-final          Anna Fiero / Annie Huang                Brooklyn / Forest Hills, Queens
                                                                                                          Michael Schneider.                                                                                       Semi Final:         Ervin Irizarry                      Bronx
19 & UNDER GIRLS SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–11, 15–11)                                                         In the girls division Alethia Mendez            increase? This year’s Mayor’s Cup format         B DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (25– 6)
     First Place:        Alethia Mendez                          Sunnyside, Queens                        dominated the girls division capturing both        was changed. Promoted and coordinated by              First Place:        Victor Lopierre/ Herman Mendez      Brooklyn/Far Rockaway
     Second Place:       Carly Creed                             College Point, Queens
                                                                                                          19 & under singles and doubles with                the New York Handball Alliance (instead of            Second Place:       Ben Spade/ Eddie Perez              Brooklyn
     Semi-final          Annie Huang                             Forest Hills, Queens                                                                        the Inner City Handball Association), the             Semi Final:         Leonardo Medina/Joey Reyes          Bronx/Yonkers
     Semi-final          Bernadette Cruz                         Bayside, Queens                          Bernadette Cruz. Mendez stopped 16 year                                                                  Semi Final:         Mohammad Shakoor/Wayne Sparrock     Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                             Mayor’s Cup was a cooperative effort with        WOMEN’S B SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–8, 15–6)
16 & UNDER BOYS SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (13–10, 13–1)                                                        old Corriell Hatcher quest for the slam by
     First Place:        Victor LoPierre                         Forest Hills, Queens                                                                        the NYC Sports Commission and NYC                     First Place:        Rhonda Burchett                     Brooklyn
     Second Place:       Shermund St. John                       Brooklyn
                                                                                                          defeating Corriell and the talented Eboney         Parks and Recreation. In addition the tour-           Second Place:       Dana Everett                        Brooklyn
     Semi-final          Eric Uy                                 Flushing, Queens                         Johnson in the 19 & under doubles.                 nament was free and preliminary matches               Semi Final:         LaDonna Cunningham                  Rosedale
     Semi-final          Jimmy Quach                             Brooklyn                                    Victor LoPierre the Cross Island                were held in 4 locations instead of 2. The            Semi Final:         Tina Johnson                        Rosedale
16 & UNDER GIRLS SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–10, 11–15, 11–0)                                                                                                                                                    WOMEN’S B DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15– 10, 15–8)
     First Place:        Coriell Hatcher                         Queens
                                                                                                          phenomenon continues as in 4-wall hand-            finals were held in Orchard Beach Bronx an            First Place:        Melody Ruiz/Tina Johnson            Woodhaven/Rosedale
     Second Place:       Emily Berliner                          Forest Hills, Queens                     ball to dominate his peers in one wall hand-       A+ athletic venue.                                    Second Place:       Tanya Brown/Lily Sostre             Brooklyn/Bronx
     Semi-final          Christina Chai                          Jamaica, Queens                          ball. It will be interesting to see how he fares      Upsets...Upsets...Upsets... Making a slow          Semi Final:         Annie Huang/Irene Lai               Forest Hills/Brooklyn
     Semi-final          Jennifer Chiang                         College Point, Queens                                                                       comeback, Junior ICHA Champion Satish            C SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15– 5, 15–9)
                                                                                                          in three wall handball.                                                                                  First Place:        Victor Lopierre                     Forest Hills
                                                                                                                                                             Jagnandan resurfaced after about a nine               Second Place:       Joseph Thompson                     Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                             year absence from competitive play. Satish            Semi Final:         Ben Spade                           Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                             took out World Champion Cesar Sala and                Semi Final:         Danny Rivera                        New York
                                                                              PHIL FUCHS COLLEGE                                                             Junior adversary Kendell Lewis in the final      WOMEN’S C SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (14, 15, 7)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   First Place:        Tanya Brown                         Brooklyn
 Phil Fuchs College                                                        SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE                                                            day of play to meet up with veteran
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Place:       Cynthia Johnson                     Brooklyn
                                                                    Application deadline: Friday October 25, 2002                                            National Singles Champion Ed Maisonet.                Semi-final          LaDonna Cunningham                  Rosedale
                                                                          Scholarships Amount : $250 – $500                                                  Maisonet tried...even took Satish to a tie
  Scholarship Fund                                                                                                                                           breaker...but in the end youth prevailed and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Semi-final          Melody Ruiz
                                                                                                                                                                                                              MASTER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15– 12, 15– 8)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Woodhaven

    Contributors                                                                               Qualifications:                                                                                                     First Place:        Danny Vera                          Stone Ridge
                                                                             • Inner City Handball Association member                                        Satish captured his first Mayor’s Cup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Place:       Rogelio Casuso                      Kings Park
                                                                                                                                                             Championship. Satish is a Bronx native
                                                                             • Full-time Undergraduate student                                                                                                     Semi-final          Alexander Mitsuda                   Brooklyn
      $1,025 as of                                                           • Age: 18–23
                                                                                                                                                             with a Masters Degree in Physics....does he           Semi-final          Freddie Cole                        Bronx
                                                                                                                                                             know those angles well. Indeed he does, but      MASTER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (13–15, 9– 6)
     October 1, 2002                                                                                Theme:
                                                                                                                                                             more than angles were needed in the Open              First Place:        George Brandeburg/Danny Vera        Stone Ridge/Newburgh
                                                       We learn things both inside and outside of school. Outside of school, we                                                                                    Second Place:       Stuart Kirzner/Al Weinstein         East Brunswick/Jackson
                                                                                                                                                             Doubles final. Joe Kaplan and Cesar Sala
    Edward Clooney                                     learn from the people we meet, from the things we do, from the music we
                                                                                                                                                             snatch Satish’s slam defeating Satish and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              GOLDEN MASTER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15– 11, 15–8)
                                                       hear, from the films we see, and from the books we read.                                                                                                    First Place:        Steven Kraft                        Huntington
      Butch Ferazi                                                                                                                                           Carlos Lopez 25–20. (One game match was               Second Place:       Frank Cordero                       Bronx
       Lois Fuchs                                                                               Requirement:                                                 played due to facility closing).                      Semi Final:         Carl Cohen                          New York
                                                       Create a portfolio using images (photos, video, computer), audio, or writing                             Congratulations to George Figueroa B               Semi Final:         Tom Ming                            Hartsdale
    Jack Goldwasser                                    to explain lessons you have learned playing handball. Connect those                                                                                    GOLDEN MASTER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15– 13, 15– 13)
                                                                                                                                                             Champion on defeating Ference Domin-
     Michael “Krell”                                   lessons to ones you have learned elsewhere either in school or out.                                   guez. Welcome to the Open.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   First Place:        Sal Cataudella/Grabowski            Rockeville Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Place:       Frank Vignolia/Rocco Vignolia       New York/Bronx
        Horvath                                                                                                                                                 In Women’s Singles, Tracey Davis and               Semi Final:         Joe Agosto/Abe Haiman               Bronx/Bronx
                                                                    Award Date:                  Submit Portfolio to:                                        Dori Ten battled their third consecutive              Semi Final:         Benjamin Brettner / Rob Weissbard   Brooklyn/Bronx
      Steven Kraft                                          Thursday November 14, 2002    Inner City Handball Association, Inc.                                                                                                                                      ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              SUPER GOLDEN MASTER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–10, 5– 1 5 11– 5)
   Thomas Rudzewick                                                                                                                                          year for the championship. Tracey preserved
                                                                                                     P.O. BOX 531                                                                                                  First Place:        Luciano Radoslavich                 Bayside
                                                                      Location:                  Baldwin, NY 11510                                           and broke the tie defeating Dori in two               Second Place:       Bernard Haynes                      Rutherford
      Tony Russo                                            ICHA Season End Awards Dinner                                                                    games 15–11, 15–12. Tracey then went on               Semi-Final          Tommy Adams                         Cambria Heights
                                                                                                For more information
     Richard Sharp                                          The Broadway Diner Restaurant      Call: 718-703-7699 or                                         to capture the Women’s Doubles champi-                Semi-Final          Nathan Ostrager                     Brooklyn
                                                                 590 Lexington Ave.                                                                          onship for the second year with partner          SUPER GOLDEN MASTER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (15–12, 15– 1)
    Charles Sheldon                                                                          E-mail: awards@icha.org                                                                                               First place:        Mike Ferber /Bernard Haynes         Edgewater/Rutherford
        Gil Shore                                                   New York, NY                                                                             Gladys Miranda defeating Dori Ten and                 Second Place:       Gil Hendler /Anthony D’Auria        Brooklyn/Levittown
                                                                                                                                                             Barbara Canton 25–13.
   8                                                                                                        THE PERFECT GAME                               THE PERFECT GAME                                                                                                                      9
                                                                                                           Alethia Mendez proved that her domi-                                                                                                                 The New York Handball Alliance is
                                    Inner City Handball Association                                     nance in junior girls handball was no fluke.    Tournament Results                                                                                   currently chaired by Paul Williams (ICHA
                                               Membership Application                                   As with the Junior Mayor’s Cup Alethia                                                                                                               President).Member groups in the Alliance
     Junior memberships are $15.00           Adult memberships are $25.00
                                                                                                        captured the 19 and under girls singles title
                                                                                                        and the doubles with Bernadette Cruz.
                                                                                                                                                        Big Blue Championship                                                                                are Inner City Handball Association, Our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Own Handball Association, St. Albans
  I want to join the ICHA: Please complete the form in its entirety.
                                                                                                           Emily Berliner, a relative newcomer on          In its third year, New York City Big Blue    against “King of the Court” George                   Handball Association, and the United
  Ms., Mrs., Mr.: ____________________________________________________________                          the scene, lost out, for a second time the      Championship sponsored in part by the           Figueroa. For those of you who don’t know            States Handball Association–One Wall
                                                                                                        first place slot this summer; this time to      United States Handball Association, NY          Robert Sostre, Sostre has captured USHA              Committee. The Alliance mission is to
  Address: ___________________________________________________________________                          Christina Chai. Tough break Emily, your         Post, and WKTU and hosted by the NYC            One Wall National “small ball” titles as well        work more closely with NYC Dept. of Parks
  City: _____________________________ State: _______________ Zip: _______________                       time is coming.                                 Parks and Recreation Department and NY          as Paddleball National and World titles.             and Recreation to bring better handball
                                                                                                           Paul Angel congratulations and welcome       Handball Alliance has broken its own            This Big Blue Championship title definitely          events to the NY handball community. The
  Home Phone: _________________________________ Bus. Phone: ________________                            to the big time A player.                       record with 1200 entries in this year’s tour-   keeps in the ranks of that elite group of top        Alliance encourages the presidents of all
                                                                                                           Let’s not forget the revival of the 13 and   nament.                                         all around wall sport champions.                     local handball associations and clubs to
  Birth Date: _________________________________                                                         under Boys division. Congratulations to 13         New champions emerged, and the                  Unfortunately due to rain the finals was          become members, in an effort to better
                                                                                                        year old National Champion Kevin Ward           unstoppable John “Rookie” Wright was            postponed to June 29 and played at Roy               serve the handball community of NY
    Make checks or money order                                                                          Jr. and all the 13 and under participants for   finally stopped in an early preliminary         Wilkens Park in Queens but the turnout               State. If you’re a handball club leader
                                                    £ Adult One-Year $25                                their championship efforts.                     round.                                          was still great.                                     and want more information on The
    payable to and mail to:
    Inner City Handball Association Inc.            £ ICHA/ USHA Adult Combo $50                           Congratulations to ALL 2002 USHA                Robert “Iceman” Sostre proved again to          The tournament was a monumental                   New York Handball Alliance email
                P.O. Box 531                        £ Junior (21 and under) $15                         Junior One Wall Champions.                      be the most diversed wall sport athlete in      handball success.                                    nyalliance@icha.org.
            Baldwin, NY 11510                       £ ICHA/ USHA Junior Combo $20                                                                       this town by capturing the Open Singles
                                                                                                                                                                                                         OPEN SINGLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-20)
       phone      718-703-7699                                                                                                                          championship in a dramatic 21–20 victory              First Place:        Robert Sostre                            Manhattan
       fax        718-940-0207                                                                          Remember ICHA at Tax-Time.                                                                            Second Place:       George Figueroa                          Brooklyn
       e-mail     info@icha.org                                                                                                                                                                               Semi-finalist:      Emmitt Fitzpatrick                       Queens
       website    http://www.icha.org                 Save money with ICHA/USHA                                                                                                                               Semi-finalist:      Tyrone Snell                             Queens
                                                                                                                                                                                                         WOMEN OPEN SINGLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-13)
    * one year subscription to the PERFECT                      Combo                                        ICHA is a non profit 501(C)(3) tax
                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Place:        Veronica Figueroa                        Brooklyn
     GAME newsletter, and up-to-date tourna-             One Year Memberships.                              exempt organization. All donations are                                                            Second Place:       Gladys Miranda                           Queens
     ment information included with all                      Adults $50.00                                                                                  Inner City Handball                               Semi-finalist:      Cinda Yordan                             Queens
     memberships.                                            Junior $20.00                                               tax deductible.                                                                      Semi-finalist:      Tarashia Simmons                         Queens
                                                                                                                                                              Association has                            OPEN MEN DOUBLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-18)
                                                                                                                                                               2003 Handball                                  First Place:        Henry Styles & Eddie Santiago            Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Second Place:       Ray Lopez / Willie Polanco               Queens
                                                   19 & UNDER OPEN SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–8, 21–14)                                                      Related Volunteer and                              Semi-finalist:      Ervin Irizzarry / Robert Sostre          Bronx / Manhattan
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi-finalist:      Anthony Roberts / Yubar Castro           Queens
                                                        First Place:     Ference Dominguez                       Queens                                     Pay Part-time Posi-
 Tournament Results                                     Second Place:
                                                        Semi Final
                                                                         Paul Angel
                                                                         Michael Schneider
                                                                                                                 Brooklyn
                                                                                                                 Richmond Hill                                 tions Available
                                                                                                                                                                                                         OPEN WOMEN DOUBLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-20)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Place:        Gladys Miranda / Cheryl Howard           Queens
                                                        Semi Final:      Nicky Roman                             New York                                                                                     Second Place:       Dana Everett / Taraisha Simmons          Brooklyn
                                                   16 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–10, 21–14)
                                                                                                                                                                for Qualified,                                Semi-finalist:      Aud-rena Best / Theresa McCourt          Brooklyn
Cross Island YMCA                                       First Place:
                                                        Second Place:
                                                                         Victor Lopierre
                                                                         Robert Mendez
                                                                                                                 Forest Hills
                                                                                                                 Bayside
                                                                                                                                                            Self-Motivated, and                               Semi-finalist:      Sydell Smith / Rhonda Burchett
                                                                                                                                                                                                         MEN B SINGLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-12)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn

                                                        Semi Final       John Lau                                Flushing                                   Responsible Individ-                              First Place:        Alex Molina                              Queens
dominates the                                           Semi Final       Peter mark
                                                   16 & UNDER GIRL SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–14, 21–17)
                                                                                                                 New York                                  uals that like working                             Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi-finalist:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sal Coteccilli
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Danny Santos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                                             with children and
Boys Junior                                             First Place:
                                                        Second Place:
                                                                         Christina Chai
                                                                         Emily Berliner
                                                                                                                 Jamaica
                                                                                                                 Forest Hills                                       adults.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi-finalist:      Paul Yagual
                                                                                                                                                                                                         WOMEN B SINGLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-7)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Queens

                                                        Semi Final:      Mimi Galuez                             Brooklyn                                                                                     First Place:        Mimi Skipper                             Queens
Nationals                                               Semi Final:      Linna Fang
                                                   13 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–5, 21–3)
                                                                                                                 Jackson Heights                              Interested applicants                           Second Place:
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi-finalist:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bernice Torres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jennifer Rivera
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Queens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Philedelphia, PA
                                                        First Place:     Kevin Ward Jr.                          Brooklyn                                    must submit resumes.                             Semi-finalist:      Melody Ruiz                              Queens
                                                        Second Place:    John Westbay                            Brooklyn                                                                                B MEN DOUBLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-14)
   Can four wall players really get the hang            Semi-final       Francis Neller                          Staten Island                                  ICHA and USHA                                 First Place:        Joe & Paul Yagual                        Queens
of one wall? The question that remains                  Semi-final       Billy Morris                            Staten Island                               memberships required.                            Second Place:       Ben Brettner / Glen Winokur              Brooklyn
unanswered, but Ference Dominguez                  GIRLS 19 & UNDER SINGLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–8, 21–9)                                                                                                         Semi-finalist:      David Rodriguez / Willie Baez            Bronx
showed he did not forget his one wall roots.            First Place:     Alethia Mendez                          Sunnyside                                    USHA Teacher’s and                              Semi-finalist:      Joe Thompson / Tyson Cherry              Brooklyn
                                                        Second Place:    Annie Huang                             Forest Hills                                                                            B WOMEN DOUBLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-10)
Ference just returned from Lake Forest
                                                                                                                                                             Referee’s certification                          First Place:        Shentah “China” Pizarro / Marie Rivera   Bronz
                                                        Semi Final:      Bernadette Cruz                         Bayside
College and some were doubting his ability         B SINGLES - FINAL SCORE—(15–21, 21–12, 11–2)
                                                                                                                                                                     a plus.                                  Second Place:       Makeeba Bailey / Christina Bunch         Brooklyn
                                                        First Place:     Paul Angel                              Brooklyn                                                                                     Semi-finalist:      Corriel Hatcher / Lolita Tam             Staten Island
to play one-wall after his four wall hiatus.            Second Place:    Eliel Torres                            Bronx                                    for more information contact                        Semi-finalist:      Stacey Vasquez / Julie Santiago          Bronx
Ference proved otherwise. Ference captured              Semi-final       Sammy Nguyen                            Brooklyn                                  Inner City Handball Association Inc.          MEN C SINGLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-15)
both 19 and under A singles and 19&                     Semi-final       Pedro buendia                           Jackson Heights                                      P.O. Box 531                            First Place:        Jamel Gordon                             Brooklyn
                                                   19 & UNDER GIRL DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–8, 20–21, 11–7)                                                                                                   Second Place:       Paul Angel                               Brooklyn
under doubles with partner Victor                       First Place:     Bernadette Cruz / Alethia Mendez        Bayside / Sunnyside                               Baldwin, NY 11510                          Semi-finalist:      Omar Moran                               Queens
LoPierre. Victor also captured the 16&                  Second Place:    Annie Huang / Irene Lai                 Forest Hills / Brooklyn                     718-703-7699            phone                    Semi-finalist:      Richard Fabre                            Queens
under singles title. Both are Cross Island              Semi-final       Linna Fang / Rosemarie Cua              Jackson Heights / West Hempstead                                                        WOMEN CSINGLES - FINAL SCORE: (21-14)
                                                                                                                                                             718-940-0270            fax
                                                   19 & UNDER DOUBLES—FINAL SCORE: (21–7, 21–10)                                                                                                              First Place:        Jennifer Pineda                          Queens
YMCA members most probably their first                  First Place:     Ference Dominguez / Victor Lopierre     Queens / Forest Hills                       jobs@icha.org           e-mail                   Second Place:       La’ Tonia Cummings                       Queens
teen National Handball Champions ever.                  Second Place:    Michael Schneider / Kareem Wilkerson    Richmond Hill / Brooklyn                     http://www.icha.org    website                  Semi-finalist:      Enitian Shepherd                         Brooklyn
Congratulations.                                        Semi Final:      Alen Lui / Jimmy Quach                  Ridgewood / Brooklyn                                                                         Semi-finalist:      Corriel Hatcher                          Staten Island
                                                        Semi Final:      Ronald Flores / Adrian Granite          Woodside / Rego Park

				
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