Americans Gibb and Crabb claim men’s gold in Boca Chica
BOCA CHICA, October 6, 2019 – Jacob Gibb and Taylor Crabb of
United States-A defeated Sam Pedlow and Sam Schachter of
Canada-A 2-0 (21-19, 21-18) to win the gold medal of the
Hamaca Finals NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament in Boca
It was the second tough battle on Sunday for the American
duo who outplayed fellow compatriots Ryan Doherty and Miles
Evans in the semifinals 2-1 (24-26, 21-13, 19-17).
Pedlow and Schachter won their semifinal contest against
Canadians Grant O’Gorman and Simon Fecteau-Boutin 2-0
Doherty and Miles claimed the bronze medal with a 2-0
(21-15, 21-19) over O’Gorman/Fecteau-Boutin.
Mexico’s Josue Gaxiola and José Luis Rubio won the match for
fifth place with a 2-0 (21-18, 21-19) victory over Puerto
Rico’s Cristian Encarnación and Juan Ribas.
Dany Lopez and Gerson Contreras finished in seventh position
when Juan Virgen of Mexico-A was unable to play due to a