Puerto Rico takes gold in Punta Cana
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, October 1, 2023.- The Puerto Rican duo
Allanis Navas/María González won the gold medal this sunday at the
Fourth Stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour 2023 after beating the
team of USA Lexy Denaburg/Molly Turner 2-0 (23-21, 21-11).
The bronze was won by the other pair from the United States Corine
Quiggle/Sarah Murphy who defeated the Dominican Republic duo Bethania
Almanzar/Julibeth Payano 2-0 (21-15, 21-19).
In fifth position were the Canadians Dana Roskic/Calinda Kok who
defeated the Mexicans Esperanza Albarrán/Yeray Vidaurrazaga 2-0
The Costa Ricans Angel Williams/Kianny Quesada finished seventh,
defeating Guatemala Natalia Girón/Paola Alvarado 2-1 (18-21, 21-17,
The other Canadian duo Lea Monkhouse/Marie-AlexBelanger finished ninth,
beating the Virgin Islands Melanie Valenciana/Taylor Buckner 2-0 (21-10,
21-8), while the eleventh position was occupied by the Dominicans
Crismil Paniagua/Nallelin Taveras who they beat Suraya Chase/Phylecia
Armstrong 2-0 21-17, 21-5).
The other results of the day were:
Kathya Vasquez/Sofía Velasquez (ESA) d Britney Choon/Tsyan Selvon (TTO)
2-0 (21-11, 21-16), Lexy Denaburg/Molly Turner (USA) d Corine
Quiggle/Sarah Murphy (USA) 2-0 (21-14, 21-13), Allanis Navas/María
González (PUR) d Bethania Almanzar/Julibeth Payano (DOM) 2-0 (21-13,
21-10), Esperanza Albarrán/Yeray Vidaurrazaga (MEX) d Natalia
Girón/Paola Alvarado (GUA) 2-0 (21-11, 21-12), Dana Roskic/Calinda Kok
(CAN) d Angel Williams/Kianny Quesada (CRC) 2-1 (18-21, 21-13, 15 -9).