Juarez, MEX, WPH Press, 5/30/17- The Juarez handball community and the World Players of Handball are proud to present the Torneo de Handball Juarez 2017, June 9-11 in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico at the Deportivo San Angel Handball Club. Race 4 Eight Men’s pros Sean Lenning, Mando Ortiz, Luis Cordova, Daniel Cordova, Abraham Montijo, Shorty Ruiz, and Leo Canales will be seeking the prestigious Torneo de Handball men’s pro singles title, while Women’s Race 4 Eight stars Ashley Moler and Aimee Ulbert will compete for the women’s pro singles title.
The pro players will be competing substantial prize money thanks to Torneo de Handball sponsors World Players of Handball, E4, La Tostada, Dr. iPhone, Terrasa Jardin Bruselas, Taco El Macizo, Taller El Rudo, Zurvita (Royer Gardea), and Taller La Ranita.
Luis Cordova Jr. enters the Torneo de Handball white hot, on the heels of a finals appearance at April’s R48 Player’s Championship and recent victories against top Race stars Robbie McCarthy, Sean Lenning, David Fink, and Vic Perez. Cordova Jr. and younger brother and fellow Elite 8 R48 star Daniel Cordova started the Juarez handball boom as junior prodigies more than a decade ago and through their outstanding play as a juniors and a pros, inspired one of the largest and most enthusiastic junior handball groups in North America.
“I’m really looking forward to playing in my hometown event,” stated 2017 R48 Player’s Championship finalist and Juarez legend Luis Cordova, Jr. “It really means a lot to me to see the pros traveling from across the country to play in it and I would love to win it.”
“We are really excited for this year’s Torneo de Handball in Juarez,” stated tournament director Luis Cordova, Sr. “We are extremely excited to host a tremendous clinic for the junior players in Juarez. Thanks to the WPH and JR WPH Coach Richie Fernandez, junior handball is really flourishing and growing in Juarez.”
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WPH Senior Writer