Wilkerson/Bansley vs Klineman/Ross for women’s crown in Boca
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic, October 7, 2018 – Top-seeded
Brandie Wilkerson and Heather Bansley of Canada will play
against Alix Klineman and April Ross of United States for the
women’s gold medal of the Boca Chica Beach Volleyball Tournament
on Sunday evening.
Wilkerson and Bansley advanced to the title’s match after
defeating Cubans Arlin Hechavarría and Yanisleidis Sánchez by
scores of 2-0 (21-14, 21-16).
On the other hand, the second-seeded Klineman and Stockman
outscored compatriots Kelley Larsen and Emily Stockman in
terrific three-set duel that finished 2-1 (21-18, 19-21, 22-20).
The gold medal match is scheduled at 18:00 local time. The
bronze medal contest between Hechavarría/Sánchez and
Larsen/Stockman will place at 17:00.
The contest for fifth place features a duel between Mexicans
Martha Revuelta and Zaira Orellana and Canadians Sarah Pavan and
Revuelta/Orellana defeated compatriots Stephanie Burnside and
María Quintero 2-0 (22-20, 21-17) while Pavan/Humana-Paredes
dominated Alondra Berroa and Juliberth Payano of Dominican
Republic 2-0 (21-8, 21-7).