Ella Connor and Piper Ferch of USA win first NORCECA U23 Beach title
SEVEN MILE BEACH, Grand Cayman, October 30, 2022.- Ella Connor and Piper
Ferch of the United States recovered from losing the first set to
Canadians Ruby Sorra and Kaylee Glagau 2-1 (18-21, 21-11, 22-20) to win
the first ever NORCECA U23 Beach Volleyball Tour in Cayman Islands.
Connor and Ferch had earned a bye to move into the tournament semifinals
where they downed compatriots Alexis Durish and Hailey Hamlett 2-0
While Ruby Sorra and Kaylee Glagau reached the gold medal match winning
their semifinal to Britney Choon and Tsyan Selvon of Trinidad and Tobago
2-0 (21-9, 21-11).
Alexis Durish and Hailey Hamlett went on to win the bronze medal match
2-0 (21-12, 21-14) over Choon/Selvon (TTO).
Earlier in quarterfinals, Durish/Hamlett (USA) overpowered the local
team of Brianna Delapenha/Joanna Robinson 2-0 (21-2, 21-4) and
Choon/Tyson (TTO) beat Deajra Tulloch/Chlouie Gaetos of Cayman Islands
2-0 (21-13, 21-13).
In the match for fifth place, Deajra Tulloch and Chlouie Gaetos earned
the victory to Anjia Delapenha and Lucie Finlason 2-0 (21-12, 21-14);
both teams from the host Cayman Islands.