Mexico and Puerto Rico remain undefeated in Norceca Gran
September 09, 2011.- Mexican men´s and women´s teams,
represented by Aldo Miramontes and Juan Virgen in males, and
Bibiana Candelas and Mayra Garcia in females, join Puerto Rico
as the undefeated squads in the first day of activities at
Norceca Gran Festivall Manzanillo 2011.
While Mexico 1 had victories over Costa Rica and Guatemala in
men´s, and against Saint-Kitts & Nevis and Costa Rica in women´s,
the Puerto Rican teams won over Costa Rica, Guatemala and
Dominican Republic in men´s competition, while on women´s side,
they defeated Mexico 2 and Guatemala.
The activities at Gran Festivall Stadium started soon with the
match that was won by Puerto Rico`s Rodriguez-Underwood in men´s
competition, defeating Guatemala´s Garrido-Blanco in two sets,
The second was a great game, where Mexico´s youngsters
Galindo-Ramirez had a great fight against Dominican Recio-Perez,
in three sets, 21-12/21-23/15-11.
Costa Rica´s Morales-Alfaro defeated Guatemala´s
Ramirez-Alvarado in the first women´s match of the competition,
in an intense game, 21-15/19-21/15-10.
Mexico´s elite women´s team, Garcia-Candelas, debuted and won
Saint-Kitts & Nevis Dyer-Allen couple, 21-7/21-12.
The present men´s champions of Manzanillo, Mexico´s elite team
Miramontes-Virgen, defeated Costa Rica`s Escobar-Monge, in two
After that, in a very intense men´s match, Puerto Rico´s
Rodriguez-Underwood beat Dominicans Recio-Perez in three
Mexico´s second team debuted against the difficult Puerto Rican
couple; Santiago-Acevedo defeated in two sets the Mexican second
team, formed by Virgen-Revuelta, with score 21-17/21-16.
In order to continue with the women´s games at Gran Festivall
Stadium, Guatemala´s Ramirez-Alvarado defeated Saint-Kitt`s
Mexico 2 men´s couple, Galindo-Ramirez, confronted in their
second match of the day the Guatemalans Garrido-Blanco, won by
the Central Americans, 21-14/23-21.
Mexicans elite team in women´s competition, conformed by
Garcia-Candelas, defeated in their second presentation of the
day versus Costa Rica´s Morales-Alfaro, 21-18/21-14.
In Miramar´s alternate stadium, in women´s fixture, Puerto Rico
defeated Guatemala 21-16/21-13, and in men´s competition, the
Puerto Ricans had another victory over Costa Rica, 22-20/21-18.
One of the most expected games of the night was the reappearance
Mexico´s first team, Miramontes-Virgen, which defeated
Guatemala´s Garrido-Blanco in two sets, 21-9/21-14.
The last match of the night was won by Mexico 2 in women´s,
featuring Virgen-Revuelta, defeating Saint-Kitts & Nevis,
WOMEN´S RESULTS OF FRIDAY:
CRC d. GUA (21-15/19-21/15-10); MEX1 d. SKN (21-7/21-12); PUR d.
MEX2 (21-17/21-16); GUA d. SKN (25-23/21-10); MEX1 d. CRC
(21-18/21-14); PUR d. GUA (21-16/21-13); MEX2 d. SKN
MEN´S RESULTS OF FRIDAY:
PUR d. GUA (21-16/21-13); DOM d. MEX2 (21-12/21-23/15-11); MEX1
d. CRC (21-12/21-13); PUR d. DOM (21-10/19-21/15-13);
GUA d. MEX2 (21-14/23-21); PUR d. CRC (22-20/21-18);
German Recio-Yewddy Perez (DOM)
Roberto Rodriguez-Christopher Underwood (PUR)
Erick Garrido-Andy Blanco (GUA)
Esteban Escobar-Brian Monge (CRC)
Aldo Miramontes-Juan Virgen (MEX1)
Ricardo Galindo-Irving Ramirez (MEX2)
Ana Ramirez-Susana Alvarado (GUA)
Ingrid Morales-Natalia Alfaro (CRC)
Yarleen Santiago-Darian Acevedo (PUR)
Shanicia Dyer-Brenda Allen (SKN)
Bibiana Candelas-Mayra Garcia (MEX1)
Vanessa Virgen-Martha Revuelta (MEX2)