Six undefeated men's teams in Juan Dolio

JUAN DOLIO, Dominican Republic, May 8, 2024.- Six men´s couples remained undefeated during the first day of competitions of the third stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour 2024 that is held on Juan Dolio beach, Dominican Republic.

Christopher and Yoel Guardado of El Salvador went through the first day undefeated, defeating Edgar Maldonado/Luis García of Guatemala 2-1 (16-21, 21-18, 15-9) and the Dominicans Rolvin Maldonado/Alexander Wilmore 2-1 ( 21-17, 15-21, 15-11), another pair that won both matches were the Cubans Jorge Alayo/Noslen Díaz who defeated Declan Van Dam/Stephen Watson (CAY) 2-0 (21-8, 21-8) and Clerique Ward/Nage Hendrickson of Saint Kitts 2-0 (21-8, 21-4).

The Americans Evan Cory/Robert Harrison defeated Rolvin Maldonado/Alexander Wilmore (DOM) 2-0 (21-11, 21-14) in their first match and in the second they beat the Guatemalan duo Edgar Maldonado/Luis García 2- 0 (21-17, 21-13), while Kendall Ratter/Marc Lomeli of Virgin Islands defeated Clerique Ward/Nage Hendrickson (SKN) 2-0 (21-10, 21-12) and Declan Van Dam/Stephen Watson (CAY) 2-0 (21-14, 21-9), the same did the Nicaraguan couple Rubén Mora/Dany López beating Daniel Dyner/Jhostin Varela from Costa Rica 2-1 (21-23, 21-16, 15-11) and Hayerling De Jesús/Oscar Martínez (DOM) 2-0 (21-16, 21-13).

The other undefeated duo was William Rivera/Arnaldo Torres of Puerto Rico who defeated Miguel Sarabia/Gabriel Cruz (MEX) 2-1 (13-21, 21-17, 15-11) and Ethan Asimia/Joshua Dwarkasing (SUR ) 2-0 (21-7, 21-9).

The preliminary group round concludes this Thursday morning and the Quarterfinals and the losers' round will be played in the afternoon.

The other results of the day were:

Hayerling De Jesús/Oscar Martínez (DOM) d Jamaar Cropper/Ronaldo Franklyn (VIN) 2-0 (21-8, 21-14); Daniel Dyner/Jhostin Varela (CRC) d Jamaar Cropper/Ronaldo Franklyn (VIN) 2-0 (21-17, 21-17); Robert Kemp/Arran Chambers (CAN) d Ethan Asimia/Joshua Dwarkasing (SUR) 2-0 (21-6, 21-11); Miguel Sarabia/Gabriel Cruz (MEX) d Robert Kemp/Arran Chambers (CAN) 2-1 (14-21, 21-19, 15-9).