The Junior Girls Handball Team, Municipal School of Jávea, have been crowned the champions of the league by beating Elx in the final at the Palau d’Esports of Javea. On the same day, the juvenile men’s team won the runner-up losing to Augustinians of Alicante. Cllr Juan Luis Cardona, from the Department of Sports, described it as a “breathtaking” season by both teams who debuted this year in handball competitions. Councillor Cardona also gave his congratulations to coach Pepe Hierro, for the “great work, sacrifice and fellowship and good cheer that he has managed to convey to all the children.” The teams gathered at the Palau d’Esports in front of delighted audience, raffling two shirts donated by Barcelona players. The Grapevine Issue 170 2014| 19 | Provincial Champions!