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
Plantinga/Wheelan (CAN) d. Irizarry/Ribas (PUR) 21-17, 21-9;
Plantinga / Wheelan (CAN) d. Lorenz/Roberts (USA) 22-24, 21-19,
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.