Women’s Quarterfinals are set in Punta Cana
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, September 29, 2018 – Mexicans
Martha Revuelta and Zaira Orellana are among the
quarterfinalists of the female segment of the Punta Cana Beach
Volleyball Tournament, the fourth stop of the 2018 NORCECA
Revuelta and Orellana will play Costa Ricans Marcela Araya and
Eugenia Ramírez on early Sunday after the bad weather conditions
forced to stop the competition on Saturday afternoon.
The two teams of United States registered to play have secured
spots in the quarterfinals as Falyn Fonoimoana and Molly Turner
of United States-B will play Blanca Regino and Estefanie
Bethancourt of Guatemala while Katie Spieler and Karissa Cook of
United States-A will clash with Yanisleidis Sanchez and Arin
Hechavarría of Cuba.
The other quarterfinal match features Nicole and Megan McNamara
of Canada playing against Nicaraguans Swan Mendoza and Socorro
Araya and Ramirez advanced with a 2-1 (14-21, 21-19, 15-12) win
over Darby Dunn and Devon May of Canada-B.
Fonoimoana and Turner beat Almeida-Ariz and Valenciana of US
Virgin Islands 2-0 (21-9, 21-14) while Sanchez and Arlin
defeated Allanis Navas and Maria Gonzalez of Puerto Rico
2-1(21-18, 15-21, 16-14)
Finally, Nicaraguans Swan Mendoza and Socorro Lopez got their
ticket to the quarterfinals after a 2-1 victory over Kai Wright
and Sashalee Wallen of Jamaica (17-21, 21-13, 15-11).