Four women teams claim two wins in Hato Mayor
HATO MAYOR, Dominican Republic, November 1, 2019 – The duos
of Dominican Republic-A, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Costa Rica
won their two matches on Friday, the opening day of the Hato
Mayor Beach Volleyball Tournament at Rancho Doña Callita.
The Dominicans Julibeth Payano and Michelle de la Cruz and
the Puerto Ricans María González and Bianca Torres both
scored victories against the teams of Belize and Martinique
and will play on Saturday for the top place in Pool D.
Payano/De la Cruz won 21-11, 21-9 over Clara Sabal and Kelsy
Balderamos and then beat Martinique’s Cristelle Choux and
Carole Herve 21-5, 21-8. Gonzalez/Torres won 21-8, 21-11
against Martinique and 21-12, 21-11 over Belize.
In Pool C, Cubans Yanisleydis Sanchez and Lidianny
Echeverría won 21-9, 21-6 over Saldy Amparo and Ángeles
Betancourt of Dominican Republic-B and overcame Alexandra
Poletto and Megan Nash of Canada-B 19-21, 22-20, 15-11 in 53
Costa Ricans Katherine Quesada and Mariela Quesada won the
3-team Pool B after victories over Rian Lenarduzzi and Anna
Suen Dunn 21-17, 21-14 of Canada-A and Nicaraguans Swan
Mendoza and Lolette Rodriguez 21-19, 13-21, 15-12.
In Pool A also of three teams, Corinne Quiggle and Falyn
Fonoimoana of United States will play on Saturday with
Valeria Valenciano and Taylor Nutterfield of U.S. Virgin
Islands for the first place after victories over Trinidad &
Tobago of Suraya Chase and La Teisha Joseph. The Americans
won 21-5, 21-13 and the islanders triumphed 21-13, 21-12.
Women Friday’s Results
Pool A: ISV d TTO 2-0 (21-13, 21-12), USA-A d TTO 2-0 (21-5,
Pool B: CRC d CAN-A 2-0 (21-17, 21-14), CRC d NCA 2-1
(21-19, 13-21, 15-12)
Pool C: CAN-B d ESA 2-0 (21-19, 21-13), CUB d DOM-B 2-0
(21-9, 21-6), CUB d CAN-B 2-1 (19-21, 22-20, 15-11), ESA d
DOM-B 2-0 (21-6, 21-10),
Pool D: PUR d MQE 2-0 (21-8, 21-11), DOM-A d BIZ 2-0 (21-11,
21-9), DOM-A d MQE 2-0 (21-5, 21-8), PUR d BIZ 2-0 (21-12,