105 Junior Players @ the JR WPH NYC Shootout!

Posted on Aug 15 2017 - 3:08am by DV

Brooklyn, NY, WPH Press, 8/2/17- JR WPH and the Lincoln Terrace Handball Association proudly presented the JR WPH NYC 1WallBall Shootout for the second consecutive summer at Brooklyn’s St. John’s Park. 105 junior handball players between the ages of 12-19 filled St. Johns’ spectacular 1-Wall courts, making the JR WPH NYC 1WallBall Shootout one of the largest junior handball tournaments of the year. WPH ambassador Veronica Figueroa directed the event, recruited players and ran a sensational event.

“Everything was just perfect today,” stated Ms. V. “The kids had a great day, played tremendous handball and demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship. Thank you to all of the junior players for being so humble and patient. Thank you to everyone who made this event run so smoothly: my husband, George Figueroa, Carlin Rosa, Shena (from Prohandballalliance), Quasia Watson, Zeigler Christopher, Macho Martinez, Chullo Martinez, Henry Santana, Abismael Perez, Tristan Durbin, Donna Cummings, Shkysi Cummings and Javier Gonzalez. Thank you to Pika Shu for reffing the entire girls division. I’m so grateful for all of you’ll help,”


19 and under boys:

First place Tristian Durbin

Second place Edwin Troncoso

17 and under boys:

First place Edwin Troncoso

Second place Henry Santana

15 and under boys:

First place: Kelvin Garcia

Second place Joshua Rosa

13 and under boys:


First place Fernando Hernandez

Second place William LI


Girls 19 and under girls (WONDER TWINS):

First place Melanie Garante

Second place Jessenia Garante

17 and under girls:

First place: Jasmine Chen

Second place: Celeste Luna

15 and under girls:

First place Cathy Chen

Second place Celeste Luna

13 and under girls:

First place Madison Borrego

Second place Veronica Figueroa

Thank you to Veronica Figueroa, the Lincoln Terrace Handball Association and JR WPH for a great event.

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