CONEY ISLAND, N.Y. -- Tywan Cook showed the fans who crowded the Asser Levy Park handball courts that he wasn’t about to relinquish his crown on Sunday. Just a year removed from winning his first USHA National Singles title, Cook defended his title with an impressive victory over rising talent Kadeem Bush, 25-19 then paired with Carlin Rosa to defeat Timbo Gonzalez and Allan Sanchez 25-16 to complete the slam.
All finalists dazzled the crowd with extended rallies, emphatic kills and great sportsmanship throughout their matches.
George Figueroa defeated Ray Lopez for the Men's 40-Plus title. Boris Piker won both the Men's B Singles and Open Singles crowns. Adam Gittlitz won the Men's C Drop-down over Teodoro Garcia.
Jonathan Davila and Christian Guzman won the Men's B Doubles, defeating Mohamad Mansi and Manny Sanchez.
Karen McConney won the Women's Pro Singles title, defeating Veronica Figueroa.
Mel Sky and Jessica Santiago took the Women's Pro Doubles by defeating Veronica Figueroa and Quasia Watson in Round Robin competition.
A Special "Thank You" goes to Alethia Mendez, William Polanco, Jared Vale, Glenn Hall, Sophia Murphy-Barnes, Glenn Usher, Laurence DuBois, Carlos Centeno and everyone that stepped up to volunteer, referee or help out in any way throughout the weekend making the 9th USHA Wallball Championships a great event!
See the final results and draws HERE.