Guatemala seeks the Tri U21 Championship in Puerto Cortés
PUERTO CORTÉS, Honduras. November 1, 2018.- The Men's Tournament
of the XI Central American U21 Beach Volleyball Championship
that takes place in Puerto Cortés, Honduras, from October 31 to
November 4 is ready to start with games from Friday.
With the registration of the participants during the preliminary
interviews conducted by José Luis Jiménez Lao, by Afecavol, the
presence of 10 couples was confirmed, representing five
countries of the region, except Panama.
Criforth Fallas and Alexandre Lezcano (CRC 1) compete for Costa
Rica, who won the Afecavol tie for the Youth Olympic Games in
Argentina recently, in addition to Allan Obando / Andrés
Valenciano (CRC 2).
Guatemala was a two-time champion last year with Wagner Chacón
and Erick Flores, only this time Chacón will have Edgard
Maldonado (GUA 1) as his partner to try to get the "tri".
Nicaragua has Denis Lopez / Jefferson Cascante (NCA 1) who were
vice champions last year in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica, and
Adonis Cascante / Sergio Cordero (NCA 2). For Belize will play
Joseph Carnegie and Aldair Peña.
The locals will have Adonis Rodriguez / Irvin Reyes (HON 1),
along with Kenny Fernández / Kevin Herrera. El Salvador is
introducing brothers Yoel and Diego Guardado (ESA 1), as well as
Diego Ascencio / Rolando Ávalos.
It will be played in two groups of five, advancing the best two
of each group to the semifinal that will be played 1A versus 2B
and 1B against 2A. The final will be held next Sunday.
The games will start at 9:00 a.m. on Friday in the court located
in the Municipal Beach of Puerto Cortés that was conditioned
with two main courts with bleachers, in addition to one
exclusively for training and warming.