USA-A leads seven qualified to men quarterfinals

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica, November 15, 2019 - USA-A's Chaim Schalk and Jeremy Casebeer were among  seven  teams  to cement a spot in the main draw quarterfinals at the end of the first day of the tenth and final stop of the 2019 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour.

Saturday 16 de November del 2019 06:00 AM

Competing in a  three-team Pool A round-robin, Schalk and Casebeer who won last week in Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic beat Canada-B's Max Losier and Fiodar Kazhamiaka  2-0 (22-20, 21-15) and will face Guatemalans Andy Blanco and Luis Garcia who also beat Canada-B 2-1 (21-16, 16-21, 15-13) to also qualify ahead of their pool decider on Saturday.

Likewise, in Pool B which also comprised three teams, Nicaraguans Ruben Mora and Denis Jose Lopez as well as Puerto Ricans' Joel Rodriguez and Juan Ribas, both secured quarterfinal spots ahead of their pool deciders on Saturday morning.

This after Rodriguez and Ribas blanked United States Virgin Islands' Marc Lomeli and Anthony Pippen 2-0 (21-13, 21-15), and  Mora and Lopez won versus Lomeli and Pippen also, 2-0 (21-16, 21-16).

In Pool C, Canada-A duo Jake MacNeil and Liam Kopp and Trinidad and Tobagos Daneil Williams and Joel Theodore set up a pool decider on Saturday after 2-0 starts in their four-team series.

MacNeil and Kopp won 2-0 (21-5, 21-12) over Jamaica-B pairing Owayne Lawrence, and Triston Hitchman , and also defeated Arubans Angela Fransua 2-1 (21-18, 19-21, 15-12).
And Williams and Theodore topped Aruba 2-0 (21-16, 21-13), and Jamaica-B 2-0 (21-12, 21-13).

USA-B's Paul Lotman an Miles Partain are the lone qualifiers from Pool D thus far after beating Jamaica-A's  Ryck Webb and Noley Ferguson 2-0 (21-14, 21-10), and Salvadorans, Carlos Escobar and David Vargas 2-0 (21-8, 21-12). Jamaica-A and El Salvador both have 1-1 records and meet on Saturday, with a quarterfinal spot at stake.

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Men's results:

POOL  A: USA-A  d CAN-B 2-0 (22-20, 21-15), GUA d USA 2-1 (21-16, 16-21, 15-13). POOL B: PUR d ISV 2-0 (21-13, 21-15), NCA d ISV 2-0 (21-16, 21-16). POOL C: CAN-A d JAM-B 2-0 (21-5, 21-12), TTO d ARU 2-0 (21-16, 21-13), CAN-A d ARU 2-1 (21-18, 19-21, 15-12), TTO d JAM-B 2-0 (21-12, 21-13). POOL D: USA-B d JAM-A 2-0 (21-14, 21-10), CRC d ESA  2-1 (17-21, 21-14, 15-12), JAM d CRC 2-1 (21-14, 17-21, 15-12), USA-B d ESA 2-0 (21-8, 21-12).

 

 

 

 
Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net