HCT Orange and Westpoint Black Win Toronto Cup

Another great weekend of handball is in the books. The 2nd edition of the Toronto Cup was held in Brampton on Nov. 4th and 5th with teams participating from Detroit, Westpoint Military Academy, the Greater Toronto Area.

After an action-packed weekend Westpoint Black (women) and Handball Club Toronto Orange (men) took home the championships in their respective divisions.

On the women’s side, Westpoint went undefeated (4-0) enroute to the championship. In the final game they played Handball Club Toronto Black and won the match 29-20. Alyssa Hershey won Most Valuable Player of the tournament, with Sarah Fazzolari earning Most Valuable Goalie.

Westpoint Black

Here were the final standings:

  1. Westpoint Black 4-0
  2. Handball Club Toronto Black 2-2
  3. Handball Club Toronto Grey 2-2
  4. Westpoint Gold 0-4

Top five goal scorers:

  1. Dawn Song (HCT Black) 28
  2. Alyssa Hershey (WP Black) 26
  3. Phoebe Xu (WP Black) 23
  4. Deb Podema (HCT Grey)
  5. Kim Munro (WP Gold)

On the men’s side, HCT Orange took home the gold, after a hard-fought tournament. After day one, the team beat HCT Grey and Detroit Handball Club, and needed to win both games on Sunday to capture the championship. After a back-and-forth match between Detroit on Sunday, Orange won the match 25-23. In the final gam they were tested by HCT Grey, but managed to remain strong winning 23-18. Omar Yassen (Detroit won Most Valuable Player of the tournament with Aleksandar winning Most Valuable Goalie.

HCT Orange

Final Standings:

  1. Handball Club Toronto Orange 3-1
  2. Detroit Handball Club 2-1-1
  3. Handball Club Toronto Grey 0-1-3

Top five goal scorers:

  1. Omar Yassen (Detroit) 28
  2. Jason Miller (HCT Orange) 25
  3. Hady ElSayed (Detroit) 23
  4. Alexis Renaud (HCT Grey) 21
  5. Osbeth Bravo (HCT Orange) 19

Special thanks to all teams for making the trip and all volunteers, coaches, officials, referees, and supporters for creating a great atmosphere and an amazing weekend of Handball.