Bastidas Soars at Junior 3-Wall!
|Tyree Bastidas jumps for a deep ball in the 19-Singles final at the Venice Beach Rec Center. Bastidas slammed the Boy's 19-Singles and 19-Doubles, and in the process won his 7th consecutive juniors singles title.
VENICE BEACH, Calif. - The Tyree Bastidas juggernaut keeps rolling through juniors events. Bastidas defeated Fergal Collins,21-8, 21-19. Collins made sure Bastidas earned every point, forcing the Brooklyn handballer to come back from a 9-0 deficit in the second game.
Bastidas and partner Ricky Ortiz rolled in their doubles win over Fergal Collins and Ryan Sutherland, 21-7, 21-7. By winning the Boy's 19-Singles and 19-Doubles, Bastidas secured his name amoung some of the best junior handballers.
The last loss Bastidas suffered was in the 19-Singles semifinals to Billy O'Donnell at the 2007 Juniors in Elmhurst, N.Y. This win marked the 7th consecutive final that Bastidas has won in 1, 3, and 4-wall junior national events.
Brant Bidegain edged Erik Matiasek in the Boy's 17-Singles, 21-3, (15-21), 11-9.
Kansas City's Hector Facio rolled in the Boy's 15-Singles, dropping Julio Garcia, 21-8, 21-2.
Garcia and Anthony Collado captured the Boy's 15-Doubles. To see the complete results, click on "Read More."
Boy’s 19-Singles (drop-down to 19B)
First Round: Gabe Sanchez (Venice, CA) d. Richie Estrella (Tucson), 9, (13), 6; Dan Sterrett (Oak Park, IL) d. John Miranda (Tucson), 3, 5.
Quarterfinals: Tyree Bastidas (Brooklyn) d. Sanchez, 4, 5; Ryan Sutherland (Mound City, KS) d. Raymond Ortiz (Tucson), 4, 5; Fergal Collins (Co. Tipperrary, IRE) d. Riley Kloss (Mt. Prospect, IL), 5, 2; Adrian Ortiz (Norwalk, CA) d. Sterrett, 7, 20.
Semifinals: Bastidas d. Sutherland, 1, 3; Collins d. Ortiz, default.
Final: Bastidas d. Collins, 8, 19.
Boy’s 19 A Singles
Final: R. Sutherland d. A. Ortiz, default.
Boy’s 19 B Singles
First Round: Sanchez d. Miranda, 6, 10; Kloss d. Estrella, 4, 18.
Semifinals: Sanchez d. Sterrett, (19), 9, 1; Kloss d. Ortiz, 7, 6.
Final: Gabe Sanchez (Venice, CA) d. Riley Kloss (Mt. Prospect, IL), 19, 17.
Boy’s 19 Consolation Final: Sterrett d. Estrella, 6, 7.
Boy’s 17-Singles (drop-down to 17B)
First Round: Erik Matiasek (Park Ridge, IL), BYE; Marcea Mosely (Denver) d. Jose Garcia (Venice, CA), (20), 19, 6; Joel Torres (Los Angeles) d. Kyle Kloss (Mr. Prospect, IL), 9, (18), 1; Eric Brandman (Brooklyn) d. Ivan Lugo (Tucson), 0, 3; C.J. Laffey (Park Ridge, IL), BYE; Humberto Cardenas (Tucson) d. Adoni Rodriguez (Santa Barbara), 10, 2; Irvin Martinez (Venice, CA) d. Ricky Ortiz (Norwalk), default; Brant Bidegain (Jamul, CA), BYE.
Quarterfinals: Matiasek d. Mosely, 4, 6; Brandman d. Torres, 10, 3; Laffey d. Cardenas, 10, (6), 5; Bidegain d. Martinez, 2, 7.
Semifinals: Matiasek d. Brandman, 13, 16; Bidegain d. Laffey, 12, 17.
Finals: Bidegain d. Matiasek, 3, (15), 9.
Boy’s 17 A Singles: Brandman d. Laffey, 2, 5.
Boy’s 17 B Singles
First Round: Cardenas d. Garcia, 8, 8; Rodriguez d. Lugo, 12, 12; Mosely d. Torres, 18, (16), 8.
Semifinals: Cardenas d. Kloss, 8, 7; Mosely d. Rodriguez, 20, 19.
Final: Humberto Cardenas (Tucson) d. Mircea Mosely, 8, (15), 1.
Boy’s 17 B Consolation Final: Kyle Kloss (Mt. Prospect, IL) d. Ivan Lugo (Tucson), 8, 17.
Boy’s 15-Singles (drop-down to 15B)
First Round: Angel Estrella (Tucson), BYE; Max Thomas (Pasadena, CA) d. Stephen Larson (Tucson), 2, 13; Alex Mendez (Santa Barbara) d. Pedro Gonzalez (Los Angeles), default; Julio Garcia (San Jose, CA) d. Jacob Rodriguez (Santa Barbara), 3, 12; Hector Facio (Kansas City, KS), BYE; Javier Perez (Tucson) d. Ralphie Fregoso (Alta Loma, CA), 0, 3; Efren Sanchez (Santa Barbara) d. Patrick Sutherland (Mound City, KS), (6), 4, 6; Daniel Fernandez (Pasadena, CA), BYE.
Quarterfinals: Estrella d. Thomas, 0, 0; Garcia d. Mendez, 1, 0; Facio d. Perez, 4, 1; Fernandez d. Sanchez, 1, 9.
Semifinals: Garcia d. Estrella, 1, 5; Facio d. Fernandez, 15, 5.
Final: Facio d. Garcia, 8, 2.
Boy’s 15 A Singles: Angel Estrella d. Dan Fernandez, default.
Boy’s 15 B Singles
Preliminary Round: Mendez d. Thomas, 2, 9.
First Round: Sanchez d. Gonzalez, (19), 20, 10; Fregoso d. Larson, 2, 5; Rodriguez d. Sutherland, 7, 14; Perez d. Mendez, 2, 9.
Semifinals: Sanchez d. Fregoso, 5, 9; Rodriguez d. Perez, 13, 17.
Finals: Rodriguez d. Sanchez, 6, 6.
Boy’s 15 Consolation: Pat Sutherland d. Alex Mendez, 13, 1.
Boy’s 13-Singles (drop-down to 13B)
First Round: Damion Chapa (Rosemead, CA) d. Alex Guadarrama (Santa Barbara), 7, (14), 2; Anthony Collado (Saratoga, CA) d. Angel Marquez (El Paso, TX), 6, 0; Steve Matiasek (Park Ridge, IL) d. Trevor Penick (Poway, CA), 8, 5; Ivan Chapa (Los Angeles) d. Pedro Murillo (Tucson), 1, 0.
Semifinals: Collado d. D. Chapa, 9, 3; I. Chapa d. Matiasek, (10), 17, 10.
Final: Collado d. I. Chapa, 5, 6.
Boy’s 13 A Singles: Damion Chapa d. Steve Matiasek, 19, 9.
Boy’s 13 B Singles
Semifinals: Guadarrama d. Murrillo, 4, 3; Marquez d. Penick, 4, 5.
Finals: Marquez d. Guadarrama, 2, 11.
Girl’s 17-Singles Round Robin
Day One: Sandy Ng (Brooklyn) d. Brittyn Bidegain (Jamul), 1, 1; Cheryl Chen (Brooklyn) d. Marisa Fregoso (Alta Loma, CA), 4, 4; Shirley Chen (Brooklyn) d. Brittyn Bidegain (Jamul, CA), 11, 9. Sandy Ng (Brooklyn) d. Cheryl Chen (Brooklyn), 1, 7.
Day Two: Ng d. M. Fregoso, 0, 1; S. Chen d. C. Chen, 8, 9; S. Chen d. M. Fregoso, 4, 2; Bidegain d. C. Chen, 20, 7. Ng d. S. Chen , 17, 2.
Day Three: Bidegain d. Fregoso, 7, 1.
1st: Sandy Ng
2nd : Shirley Chen
3rd: Brittyn Bidegain
4th: Cheryl Chen
First Round: Coleman McGrath (San Francisco) d. Luis Mendez (Santa Barbara), 0, 3; Carlos Espinoza (Tucson) d. Alan Cheng (Tucson), 2, 7; Rosita Howard (Tucson) d. Toya Fregoso (Alta Loma, CA), 0, 2; Brandon Ramirez (Canyon Country, CA) d. Melony Fregoso (Alta Loma, CA), 1, 1.
Semifinals: Coleman d. Espinoza, 7, 2; Ramirez d. Howard, 8, 5.
Final: Coleman d. Ramirez, 11, 5.
11 and Under B
First Round: Alan Cheng (Tucson) d. Toya Fregoso (Alta Loma, CA), 4, 4; Luis Mendez (Santa Barbara) d. Melony Fregoso (Alta Loma, CA), 7, 2.
Final: Mendez d. Cheng, 1, 3.
11 and Under Consolation
Melony Fregoso d. Toya Fregoso, 1, 0.
First Round: Kyle Kloss/ Adoni Rodriguez (IL/ CA) d. Javier Perez/ Ivan Lugo (AZ), 3, 2; Joel Torres/ Jose Garcia (CA) d. Richie Estrella/ Angel Estrella (AZ), 19, 11; Dan Sterrett/ Riley Kloss (IL) d. Irvin Martinez/ Marcea Mosely (CA/ CO), 14, 19.
Quarterfinals: Tyree Bastidas/ Ricky Ortiz (NY/ CA) d. K. Kloss/ Rodriguez, 2, 1; Brant Bidegain/ Eric Brandman (CA/ NY) d. Humberto Cardenas/ Raymond Ortiz (AZ), 9, 0; Eric Matiasek/ C.J. Laffey (IL) d. Torres/ Garcia, 11, 20; Fergal Collins/ Ryan Sutherland (IRE/ KS) d. Sterrett/ R. Kloss, (19), 5, 7.
Semifinals: Bastidas/ Ortiz d. Bidegain/ Brandman, 1, 7; Collins/ Sutherland d. Matiasek/ Laffey, 15, 13.
Final: Bastidas/ Ortiz d. Collins/ Sutherland, 7, 6.
First Round: Anthony Collado/ Julio Garcia (CA), BYE; Stephen Larson/ Angel Marquez (AZ/ TX) d. Alex Guadarrama/ Alex Mendez (CA), 20, 6; Jacob Rodriguez/ Efren Sanchez (CA) d. Damion Chapa/ Ivan Chapa (CA), 8, 18; Steve Matiasek/ Patrick Sutherland (IL/ KS) d. Daniel Fernandez/ Coleman McGrath (CA), 16, 18.
Semifinals: Collado/ Garcia d. Larson/ Marquez, 9, 3; Rodriguez/ Sanchez d. Matiasek/ Sutherland, 4, 8.
Final: Collado/ Garcia d. Rodriguez/ Sanchez, 9, (15), 1.
|Players, parents and coaches get together in front of the Venice Beach Rec Center to say "Thanks" to event sponsor Vitamin Water and Coke Zero.
VENICE BEACH, Calif. - Tyree Bastidas will be playing in his seventh consecutive national junior singles final (includes 1, 3, and 4-wall) on Sunday morning. Bastidas will face Ireland's Fergal Collins. Collins has shown he's right at home playing in California, and is looking to take home more hardware. Last month at the Four-Wall Nationals, Collins won the Men's A and Boy's 19-Singles titles.
The two will also face off in the Boy's 19-Doubles final.
All division finals will be completed on Sunday. To see Saturday's full results, click on "Read more"
VENICE BEACH, Calif. - (Friday) Play continued on another perfect day at the
Venice Beach Rec Center and Boardwalk. All number one seeds advanced
in their respective divisions. In the Boy's 13-Singles, Damion Chapa
survived a first round scare, but nicely recovered in the third game to
advance over Santa Barbara's Alex Guadarrama 21-7, (14-21), 11-2.
|Boy's 19-Doubles action, Joel Torres reaches back for a deep shot as CJ Laffey gets ready for the return.
Boy's 19 and 15-Doubles began Friday afternoon. Tyree Bastidas and
Ricky Ortiz opened play with a dominant two-game win. Down 17-20, CJ
Laffey and Erik Matiasek fought off three game points to win their
second game and avoid a tiebreaker. The youngsters from the Lattof
YMCA team defeated Joel Torres and Jose Garcia, 21-11, 21-20.
|(Above) National 3-Wall Juniors sponsor Coca-Cola, Powerade and Vitamin Water welcome Junior players to Venice Beach at the Rec Center Courts. (Left) Stephen Larson of Tucson, Ariz. runs down a shot from Pasadena's Max Thomas in the Boy's 15-Under Singles. Thomas wiped out a 12-0 deficit in the second game to win his first round match, 21-2, 21-13.
Preliminary singles matches started Thursday afternoon
at the Venice Beach Rec Center Handball Courts. Denver's Marcea Mosely
advanced with a tiebreaker win over Jose Garcia of Venice in the Boy's
17 Singles, (20-21), 21-19, 11-6. Garcia's doubles partner Joel Torres
was able to win his first round match in another tiebreaker over Kyle
Kloss, 21-9, (18-21), 11-1. Singles divisions all began Friday morning
with doubles starting in the afternoon.
Junior handball players from around the country will compete for
national titles at the Venice Beach Rec Center Handball Courts, only a
few feet from the World Famous Muscle Beach and the Venice Beach
Boardwalk. Play for the 2009 USHA National 3-Wall Juniors
Championships begins Thursday at 4:00 pm.
The draws for 2009 USHA National 3-Wall Junior Championships are now available.
Click on each division to display the draw and start times (pdf files)*.
*Please note, draws and start times are tentative.
Boy's 19 and Boy's 15 Doubles begin Friday.