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Good start for the top three women’s team in Boquerón


BOQUERON, Puerto Rico, August 5, 2016 -The top three seed in the women’s started with victories on day one of the Boqueron stage of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit on Friday.


The first seeded Sara Hughes / Kelly Claes of United States beat Valeria Porrata/Dariam Acevedo of Puerto Rico (21-11, 21-12). Meanwhile, the second qualified, Nagy/Lapointe of Canada controlled the duo of Charles/Whitenton of U.S. Virgin Islands (21-11, 21-12) .


Also, Allison Dowdy/Kelly Stockman (USA) beat the local team of Idalia Andino/Yamaris Merced (21-14-21-9).


The top two teams from each Pool advance to the quarterfinals which will be played on Saturday afternoon.


Friday’s Results Women


Pool A: Orellana/Orellana (GUA) d. Porrata–Doria/Acevedo (PUR) 23-21, 21-17; Claes/Hughes (USA) d. Porrata–Doria/Acevedo (PUR) 21-11, 21-12. Pool B: Mendoza/Lopez (NCA) d. Charles/Whitenton (ISV) 21-13, 23-21; Nagy/Lapointe (CAN) d. Charles/Whitenton (ISV) 21-11, 21-12. Pool C: Andino/ Merced (PUR) d. Molina/Avalos (ESA) 21-18, 21-10; Dowdy/Stockman (USA) d. Andino/Merced (PUR) 21-14, 21-9. Pool D: Veltman/Harnett (CAN) d. Bennett/Valenciana (ISV) 21-19, 21-11; Veltman/Harnett (CAN) d. González/Nava (PUR) 21-19, 18-2, 15-8.