AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, April 22, 2022 –Cubans
Jorge Luis Alayo and Noslen Díaz made a terrific
start at San Marcos Beach Volleyball Tournament
with victories over duos of United States and
Mexico In Pool A on Friday.
Alayo and Diaz first prevailed against Americans
William Kolinske and Evan Cory by scores of 2-1
(23-25, 26-24, 15-12) in a battle that lasted 1
hour and 5 minutes.
The Cuban pair capped their day with a 2-0
(21-13, 21-13) over Mexicans Juan Virgen and
Canada’s Daniel Dearing and Sam Schachter won
Pool B with a well-fought victory 2-1 (21-16,
21-23, 15-12) over Mexico’s Barajas and Cruz who
had defeated Puerto Rico’s Kevin Rodriguez and
Juan Ribas 2-0 (21-16, 21-15).
In Pool C, Canadians Jake MacNeil and Alexander
Russell outdueled Americans Travis Mewhirter and
Timothy Brewster in 59 minutes winning by scores
of 2-1 (12-21, 24-22, 20-18) for their second
Earlier on Friday, MacNeil/Russell had defeated
Travis Lee and Bryce Meyer of U.S. Virgin
Islands 2-0 (21-15, 21-10) while Mewhirter/Brewster
breezed past Mexico’s Ricardo Galindo and Isaias
Aguirre 2-0 (21-9, 21-13).
The tandem of Lee/Meyer recovered to edge
Galindo/Aguirre 2-1 (23-21, 14-21, 15-12) in 53