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Costa Rica Under 21 men’s Central American Beach Volleyball Champion

 

PANAMÁ CITY, Panama, November 13, 2022.- Julian Araya/Jhostin Varela (CRC 1) were crowned Under 21 Central American Champions after beating twin brother Christopher Guardado/Yoel Guardado of El Salvador 2-0 (23-21, 26-24) in a great final at the XIV Under 21 Beach Volleyball Central American Champion of AFECAVOL.

 

Araya/Varela left behind in semifinals Luis Cascante/Deyner López (NCA 2) 2-0 (21-12, 21-11), a rematch of last year’s semifinal.

 

While the Guardado twins beat Nicaragua-1 of Cristopher Cascante/Evans Solís 2-0 (21-16, 21-17) in the other semifinal.

 

The Guardado brothers, fell last year to Nicaragua, and this year they came close to the crown but Araya’s good defense and Varela’s effective blocking took over El Salvador.

 

In the all-Nicaraguan match for third place, Luis Cascante/Deyner López beat Cascante/Solís 2-0 (21-16, 21-18).

 

Sunday’s match

Pos 9-10. CRC 2 d 2-1 BIZ (21-18, 14-21, 15-12)

Semifinal

ESA 1 2-0 NCA 1 (21-16, 21-17)

CRC 1 2-0  NCA 2 (21-12, 21-11)

Pos 7-8. GUA 1 2-1 Pan 1 18-21, 21-12, 15-9

Pos 5-6. ESA 2 2-1 GUA 2. 21-13, 19-21, 15-11

Pos 3ro NCA 2 2-0 NCA 1 21-16, 21-18

Final     CRC 1- ESA 1 23-21, 26-24

 

Final positions:

1.- CRC 1; 2.- ESA 1, 3.- NCA 2, 4.- NCA 1; 5.- ESA 2; 6.- GUA 2; 7.- GUA 1; 8.- PAN 1; 9.- CRC; 10.- BIZ, 11.- PAN 2