Top-seeded Bansley & Wilkerson reach semifinals in Boca Chica
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic, October 6, 2018 – Top-seeded
Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson of Canada advanced to the
semifinals of the Boca Chica Beach Volleyball Tournament where
they will face Cubans Arlin Hechavarría and Yanisleidis Sánchez.
The other semifinal contest will see an All-USA encounter with
Kelley Larsen and Emily Stockman against Alix Klineman and April
Bansley and Wilkerson won a tough quarterfinals match against
highly touted compatriots Sarah Pavan and Melisa Humana-Paredes
2-0 (21-18, 23-21) in 38 minutes.
On the other hand, Hechavarría and Sánchez defeated Mexicans
Martha Revuelta and Zaira Orellana 2-0 (21-12, 21-19) in 32
Larsen and Stockman only needed 27 minutes to eliminate
Dominican Republic’s Alondra Berroa and Juliberth Payano 2-0
(21-11, 21-11) in 27 minutes, while Klineman and Ross beat
Mexicans Stephanie Burnside and María Quintero 2-0 (21-15,
21-15) in 30 minutes.