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Lakewood Park "2003" Handball Tournament

Waterbury, CT

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The winners of this years Tournament

pictured in photo: winners top row, left to right - Rich Ortiz (4th place doubles) - Wtby, CT., Gilbert Rosado (1st singles) - Wtby,CT., Jose Alvarez (4th place doubles) - Wtby,CT., Angel Santana (1st place doubles) - Wtby,CT., Guy Dennis (1st place doubles) - Bronx,NY., Pablo Garcia (2nd place singles) - Wtby,CT., Roberto Velez (3rd place doubles) - Bronx,NY. winners - bottom row, left to right - Richie Cruz (4th place singles) - Bpt,CT., Jose Montalvo (2nd place doubles) - Strat,CT, Ray Ortiz (2nd place doubles/3rd place singles) - Bpt,CT, Jay Santiago (3rd place doubles) - Wtby,CT


Tournament Sponsors:

Associated Spine and Rehab
Space Age Copy
Gilberto Rodriquez Painting
Sunbeam Bread-My Bread Baking Co.
La Borinquena Restaurant
"Berties" West Indian and American Restaurant
B&G Sports Company
The City of Waterbury-Parks and Recreation
The Lakewood Park Handball Association
"The Contract" Handball Club.


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Results - Lakewood Park "2003" Handball Tournament, Waterbury, CT August 9-10th, 2003

In our tournament, it's single-elimination until you play for the trophies and cash prize (1st,2nd,3rd, and 4th). It then becomes best-two-out-of-three.

In the singles match for 1st and 2nd, Gilbert Rosado (Waterbury,CT) defeated Pablo Garcia (Waterbury,CT) in two straight by the scores of 15-8 and 15-4. In the singles match for 3rd and 4th, Ray Ortiz (Bridgeport,CT) defeated Richie Cruz (Bridgeport,CT) two-out-of-three by the scores of 15-10, 8-15, and 15-4.

In the doubles match for 1st and second, the doubles team of Angel Santana (Waterbury,CT) and Guy Dennis (Brooklyn,NY) defeated Jose Montalvo (Stratford,CT) and Ray Ortiz (Bridgeport,CT) in an exciting match, in two straight, by the scores of 22-20 and 21-17. In the doubles match for 3rd and 4th, the doubles team of Roberto Velez (Brooklyn,NY) and Jay Santiago(Waterbury,CT) defeated the team of Jose Alvarez (Waterbury,CT) and Rich Ortiz (Waterbury,CT) in an also exciting match, two-out-of-three, by the scores of 21-23, 21-18, and 21-14.

Top four positions received trophies, with $500 in total cash prize (1st place $125, 2nd place $75, and 3rd place $50).

Next year we already have a verbal commitment for $2000 in cash prize money!

Thanks to HandballCity.com for all there support and now it's time to begin preparations for next years Lakewood Park "2004" Annual Handball Tournament!

Felix Osorio - Director, Lakewood Park Handball Association

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