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Puerto Ricans face to face in men’s semifinals at Boqueron

 

BOQUERON, Puerto Rico, August 6, 2016 - Puerto Rico’s duos, Kevin Rodriguez/Arnel Cabrera and Pablo Guzman/Eric Haddock will meet in the men's semifinal of the NORCECA Circuit Beach Volleyball, Boqueron stage .

 

Puerto Rico teams advanced to dominate their respective quarterfinal matches. Rodriguez/Cabrera defeated Erick Garrido/Luis León of Guatemala (21-16, 21-16) . While Guzman/Haddock beat Devion Williams/Simon Blake of Trinidad & Tobago (21-12, 21-10) .

 

United States (Drost/Kolinsie ) defeated their compatriots (Robert /Lorenz ) 21-17, 24-22 . Also in Canadians battle, Humana-Paredes/Redman defeated Plantinga/Wheelan , 24-22 , 21-18 .

 

United States and Canada will be faces in the other semifinal in Central American Stadium in Boqueron.

 

 

Men’s Results Saturday

 

Preliminary Round

 

Pool A: Lorenz/Roberts (USA) d. Irizarry/Ribas (PUR) 19-21, 21-18, 15-5. Pool B: Drost/Koliuske (USA) d. Monge/Valenciano (CRC) 21-16, 21-12. Pool C: Guzmán/Haddock (PUR) d. Pepe / Morales (ESA) 16-21, 21-9, 15-11). Pool D: Williams/Blake (TRI) d. Sophivair/Ballyde (GDP) 21-17, 21-17.

 

LQF: Irizarry/Ribas (PUR) d. Sophivair/Baltyde (GDP) 21-13, 21-15; Monge/Valenciano (CRC) d. Pepe/Morales  (ESA) 18-21, 22-20, 17-15. 

 

QF: Guzmán/Haddock (PUR) d. Williams/Blake (TRI) 21-12, 21-10; Redman/Humana–Paredes (CAN) d. Plantinga/Wheelan (CAN) 24-22, 21-18; Rodriguez/Cabrera (PUR) d. Garrido/León (GUA) 21-16, 21-16; Drost / Kolinsie (USA) d. Roberts/Lorenz (USA) 21-17, 24-22