HES 1-WALL DOUBLES
- March 14th, 2004
The H.E.S., located in
Brooklyn, is the indoor backup facility for the USHA National One-Wall
Championships. All matches consisted of one 25 point game and the entire
tournament was completed on just one day. Thanks to Moshit Paskal of the HES and
Artie Fuchs for making the arrangements.
Pete Pelligrini/ Gabe
Vazquez d. Milton Jones/Phong Nguyen 18, Kendell Lewis/Andy Rousseau d. Paul
Angel/Nick Theodorakis 8, Carlos Lopez/Ed Maisonet d. Henry Santiago/Tyrone
Sostre d. Pelligrini/Vazquez 13, Jonathan Lee/Tony Roberts d. PeeWee
Castro/Victor LoPierre 16, Lewis/Rousseau d. Joe Kaplan/Cesar Sala 23, Willie
Polanco/Rookie Wright d. Lopez/Maisonet 20
Lee/Roberts d. Jagnandan/Sostre
16, Polanco/Wright d. Lewis/Rousseau 13
The quarterfinal match-up of Lewis/Rousseau against Kaplan/Sala was full of
great handball action. There were moments when all four players were were flying
through the air to make spectacular returns. Andy and Kendell won the squeeker
by just two points.
Lee and Roberts into their
semifinal match-up as huge underdogs and came out with a stunning 25-16 victory
over the current YMCA champions Jagnandan and Sostre. Polanco and Wright had
little difficulty disposing of Lewis and Rousseau.
The “giant killers”, Jon
and Tony, ran out of miracles and were defeated 25-12 by Rookie and Willie. The
cash awards were $500/team for the champions, $250/team for the runners-up, and
$125/team for the semifinalists.
It was all about the