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Plantinga/ Wheelan advance to quarterfinal

BOQUERON, Puerto Rico, August 5, 2016 - The Canadian duo of Michael Plantinga/Cameron Wheelan advanced  to quarterfinals after winning his two matches in Pool A of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball in Boqueron.


Plantinga/Wheelan defeated Orlando Irizarry/Juan C. Ribas from Puerto Rico (21-17 , 21-9 and later beat Marty Lorenz/Adam Roberts (USA) 22-24, 21-19, 16-14 .


The other Canadian team, Cristian Redman/Felipe Humana-Paredes had split results in two matches of the Pool round. They were defeared by James Drost/Kevin Kulioske of USA (21-15, 21-11). Then they defeated Brayan Monge/Sebastian Valenciano from Costa Rica ( 21-15, 21-18).


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


Friday’s Men Results


Pool A: Plantinga/Wheelan (CAN) d. Irizarry/Ribas (PUR) 21-17, 21-9; Plantinga / Wheelan (CAN) d. Lorenz/Roberts (USA) 22-24, 21-19, 16-14. Pool B: Drost/Kulioske (USA) d. Redman/Humana–Paredes (CAN) 21-15, 21-11; Redman/Humana–Paredes (CAN) d. Monge/Valenciano (CRC) 21-15, 21-18. Pool C: Guzmán/Haddock (PUR) d. Garrido/León (GUA) 21-19, 19-21, 15-11; Garrido/León (GUA) d. Pepe/Morales (ESA) 21-19, 21-13. Pool D: Rodríguez/Cabrera (PUR) d. Sophivait/Ballyde (GDP) 21-5, 21-6; Rodríguez/Cabrera (PUR) d. Williams / Blake (TRI) 21-10, 21-10.