Puerto Rico and Cuba crowned in Guatemala Beach
GUATEMALA, April 22, 2007.- The pairs of Puerto Rico and
Cuba, in women and men respectively, won the second leg
of the 2007 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit held here
during the weekend.
Maritere Ramos and Ania Ruiz prevailed against
Dominicans Margarita Suero and Bethania Almanzar after
three sensational sets.
The Puerto Ricans lost the opening set 24-26, but came
back to win the second 21-14 and then triumphed 20-18 in
the tiebreaker. In semifinals, Ramos-Ruiz defeated
Canadians Sarah Pothhaar and Isabell Czerveniak by score
of 21-18, 21-17.
Pothhaar-Czerveniak recovered to win the bronze medal
with a 21-15, 22-20 victory over Costa Ricans Ingrid