Orellana & Revuelta reach 2nd straight semifinals
KRALENDIJK, Bonaire, September 27, 2019- The Mexican pair of
Zaira Orellana and Martha Revuelta reached their second
straight semifinal at the seventh leg of the 2019 NORCECA
Beach Volleyball Tour Circuit.
This after Orellana and Revuelta defeated Nicaraguans
Valeria Mendoza and Lolette Rodriguez 2-0 (21-12, 21-13) in
the first quarterfinal.
In the semifinals on Saturday morning, the Mexicans will
face Canada-A players, Alina Dormann and Victoria Cowley
after they ousted El Salvadorans Kathya Vasquez and Fernanda
Vargas 2-0 (21-17, 21-19).
And in the other semifinal, USA-B Aurora Davis and Alexandra
Wheeler plays Guatemalans Estefanie Bethancourt and Natalia
USA-B dominated their USA-A countrywomen Melissa Fuchs and
Lindsay Fuller 2-0 (21-9, 21-13), while Bethancourt and
Girongot the better of Trinidad and Tobago duo Malika
Davidson and Rheeza Grant 2-0 (21-13, 21-14) for the third
straight meeting in two tournaments, back-to-back.
Earlier in the morning session, top seeded Orellana and
Revuelta won Pool A with a 3’0 record after beating
Curacao´s Angjeny Tolentino and Leandra Savonije 2-0 (21-16,
Bethancourt and Giron were also perfect in Pool B with a 3-0
win loss record thanks to their 2-0 (21-7, 21-15) victory
against Arubans Jackie Toussaint and Mali Rafini while in
Pool C, Davis and Wheeler steamrolled Cowley and Durmann in
their pool decider 2-0 (21-10, 21-11).
Trinidad and Tobago and Nicaragua qualified to the
quarterfinals as the first and second best third placed
finishers due to higher points won to a better point-ratio
than Curacao at 1.1782 and 1.1287 respectively. Curacao had
a 0.8963 point-ratio.
Friday’s results in Bonaire
MEX d CUR 2-0 (21-16, 24-22), USA-A d CAN-B 2-1 (21-18,
24-26, 15-12). Pool B: ESA d NCA 2-0 (21-19, 21-19),
GUA d ARU 2-0 (21-7, 21-15).
TTO d BON 2-0 (21-9, 21-1), USA-B d CAN-A 2-0 (21-10,
MEX d NCA 2-0 (21-12, 21-13), CAN-A d ESA 2-0 (21-17,
21-19), USA-B d USA-A 2-0 (21-9, 21-13), GUA d TTO 2-0
(21-13, 21-14). Losers Quarterfinals: CAN-B d ARU 2-0
(21-16, 21-18), CUR d BON 2-0 (21-1, 21-0).