Klineman & Ross win women’s gold in Boca Chica
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic, October 7, 2018 – USA’s Alix
Klineman and April Ross claimed the women’s gold medal of the
Boca Chica Beach Volleyball Tournament with a straight-set win
over top-seeded Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson on Sunday.
The American duo scored a convincing 2-0 (21-16, 21-18) victory
over the Canadian pair.
The second-seeded Klineman and Ross outscored compatriots Kelley
Larsen and Emily Stockman in terrific three-set semifinal duel
that finished 2-1 (21-18, 19-21, 22-20).
On the other hand, Wilkerson and Bansley advanced to the title’s
match after defeating Cubans Arlin Hechavarría and Yanisleidis
Sánchez by scores of 2-0 (21-14, 21-16).
The bronze medal went to Larsen and Stockman who defeated
Hechavarría/Sánchez 2-0 (21-14, 21-19).
Sarah Pavan and Melisa Humana-Paredes finished in the fifth
position after a 2-0 (21-10, 21-11) win against Mexicans Martha
Revuelta and Zaira Orellana.