Dmitry Druzhinsky - MatchPointNYC Hosts Annual Wall Ball Tournament

Dmitry Druzhinsky – MatchPointNYC Hosts Annual Wall Ball Tournament

Since 2015, politicians, business and media professionals, and celebrities have gathered along with sports fans to witness some fast-paced competition. Local athletes from Brooklyn and the Bronx have been smashing ball to wall annually in the Johnny Ray Memorial Pro Wall Ball Tournament, which takes place at MatchPoint NYC. According to Dmitry Druzhinsky, a fierce cross-town rivalry is led by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams along with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to get inner-city and under-served youth engaged in physical activity, and also benefit initiatives from the U.S. Wall Ball Association for learning anti-violence and anti-obesity measures. This tournament started in 2012 and celebrates the life of the USWA CEO’s brother Jonathan Ray, who inspired the association. Druzhinsky is humbled at the opportunity to host organizations that promote a healthy lifestyle to complex.

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dmitry-druzhinsky-joined-by-local-lawmakers-at-pro-wall-ball-tournament-at-matchpoint-nyc-2016-08-09