Above: M. Rajcak(CAN-finalist) and T. Bastidas(USAchampion)
Above:Team M. Polgrabia/G. Jennings(CAN-finalists) and Team Bastidas(USA-champs)
The Hamilton Downtown YMCA has been a stronghold of Ontario handball since its beginnings. The facilities are among the finest in the area and have been continuously upgraded over the years. The Hamilton Downtown YMCA presently boast six refurbished air conditioned courts, making play comfortable and enjoyable.
The Hamilton YMCA Handball Club is an active and enthusiastic organization that has sponsored and organized the Golden Horseshoe Handball Tournament for the past 38 years and once again, in its 39th year, the "Y" Handball Club invites participation from handballers of all ages. Join us October 19th-21st, 2007. We are looking forward to hosting you.
As a participant of this event, included is a Saturday Night Social. You are welcome to purchase tickets for this event for your guests at the registration desk on Friday, October 19th.
Parking is available behind or beside the YMCA on Jackson street.
Hamilton, Ontario - These are the results of the 39th Golden Horseshoe Handball Tournament held at the downtown YMCA Oct. 19th to 21st:
Open singles; Tyree Bastidas (
B Singles; John Audet (
C Singles; Adam Johnston (
50+ Singles; Jim Lowe (Temperance MI) def. Sal LiPuma (
60+ Singles; Larry Grimmer (
Open Doubles; Tyree Bastidas/Jurell Bastidas (
Tyree Bastidas (champion) Bob Turnan (referee) Jurell Bastidas (finalist)
Tournament Directors Jack Brady and Bob Turnan were in charge of the great hospitality and food served at the ‘Y’, and while most of the games were played on Saturday, the finals were decided on Sunday.
Tyree Bastidas and his brother Jurell Bastidas met at the finals of the Men’ s Open division, where T. Bastidas walked away with the top honor.
4-Wall State Singles Champions for 2008:
Open Tyree Bastidas--
Golden Masters Garyt Dahl -- Lansing
Super Masters Norm Young-- Lansing
Diamond Masters Carl Porter-- Lansing
“B” Dale Cole --
“C” Mike Murray --
Novice Tom Pritchard --
Notice where the champions normally play -- what’s up with that!
From left: Jurell and Tyree Bastidas, Phil Kirk and Pete Hanover.
Photo courtesy of Keith Thode
East Lansing, MI - The Open: Tyree Bastidas, a 17-year old from
Quarter Finals: Pete Hanover (
d. Pat Myers (
Finals: T. Bastidas d.