Loyola United places 3rd in Phil Handball Summer Tourney

June 09, 2017
ASHS News; Photo courtesy of Poch Gutierrez

Consisting of players from the Ateneo Junior High School and Ateneo Senior High School, Loyola United Handball Club placed third in the 2017 Philippine Handball Federation Summer League last May 21, 2017. Among the schools the team faced en route to becoming the bronze titlists were La Salle College Antipolo (W), Montessori Integrated School (W, L), College of San Benildo (L), and a selection of National Team players (L).

Loyola United Handball Club is (standing from left) John Matthew San Juan of Cardoner/10- Chabanel, Andre Rafael Z. Abangan of 12- Xavier, Coach Poch Gutierrez, Anthony Joseph Jorge of 12- Evans, Christian Carl Abrera of 12- Grodziecki, and Neil Angelo Mendoza of 12-Anchieta; sitting from left: Timothy James P. Agpaoa of 12-Denn, Ken Dominic F. Pasa of 12– Carvalho, River Joaquin De Vera of 11- Bellarmine, Miguel C. Patron of 12- Denn, Juan Sancho P. Henson of 12- Xavier, Gel Christian Llames (manager) of 12- Navarro. Not in the photo is Mico Angelo P. Magturo of 12- Daniel. 
The tournament was held from April 26 to May 21, 2017 in Montessori Integrated School in Antipolo and Xavier School in San Juan.