Brewster and Friend going for second gold at NORCECA Tour

PASEO XOLOTLAN, Managua, Nicaragua, October 7, 2022.- Timothy Brewster and Kyle Friend, of United States won their two pool-play matches and advanced to quarterfinals of the V NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour, increasing their chances to repeat the gold medal they won in Punta Cana las week.

Brewster/Friend advanced to the quarterfinal round after beating  Daniel Delgado/Roberto Recinos of Guatemala, 2-0 and then with a 2-0 against Marc Lomeli/Daniel Samuelson of U.S. Virgin Islands.

Brewster/Friend wait for the winner between Daniel Dyner/Sebastián Valenciano of Costa Rica and Joseph Clercen/Sheldon Descartes of St. Lucia.

In the other bracket, Andy Leonardo/Luis García of Guatemala, advanced to quarterfinals winning over Paul Lotman/Raffe Paulis of United States 2-0. Leonardo/García wait for the winner between the U. S. Virgin Islands (Lomeli/Samuelson) and Jefferson Cascante/Danny López of Nicaragua.

The other Nicaraguans, Rubén Mora/Denis López, won pool A, beating Dominica and Costa Rica (Criforth Lobo/José Villafuerte), and wait for the winner of Canada’s Liam Kopp/Arran Chambers and Guatemala’s Delgado/Recinos.

Also, Lobo/Villafuerte of Costa Rica, will face team USA (Lotman/Paulis), to decide who faces the other Candian duo Jake MacNeil/William Russel in quarterfinals.

Ruben Mora NCA – Joseì Fernandez CRC

Round of 12 matches on Saturday:

Kopp/Chambers (CAN) vs Delgado/Recinos (GUA) 09:00

Dyner/Valenciano (CRC) vs Clercent/Sheldon (LCA) 09:45

Lomeli/Samuelson (ISV) vs Cascante/Lopez (NCA) 10:30

Lobo/Villafuerte (CRC) vs Lotman/Paulis (USA) 11:15

Men’s Results Friday

CRC (Criforth Lobo- José Villafuerte) 2-0 (21-11, 21-15) LCA (Joseph Clercen/Sheldon Descartes)

NCA (Ruben Mora/Denis Lopez) 2-0 a DMA (NFP)

CAN (Liam Kopp/Arran Chambers) 2-0 (21-17, 21-13) a NCA (Jefferson Cascante y Danny Lopez)

CAN (Jake MacNeil/William Russel) 2-0 (21-17, 21-18) ESA (Christopher Guardado/Yoel Guardado)

CRC (Daniel Dyner/Sebastián Valenciano) 2-0 (21-18, 21-10) JAM (Mark Blake/Noley Ferguson)

Guatemala (Andy Leonardo/Luis Garcia) 2-0 26-24, 21-16 USA (Paul Lotman/Raffe Paulis)

ISV (Marc Lomeli/Daniel Samuelson) 2-0 (21-0, 21-0) TTO NSP

USA (Kyle Friend/Timoty Brewster) 2-0 (21-8, 21-13) GUA (Daniel Delgado/Roberto Recinos)

NCA Mora/López 2-0 (21-14, 21-16) CRC (Lobo/ Villafuerte)

LCA (Clercent/Sheldon) 2-0 DMA NSP

CAN (MacNeil /Russell) 21-18, 21-12 CAN (Kopp/Chambers)

NCA (Cascante/López) 2-0 21-14, 21-14 ESA (Guardado/Guardado)

GUA (Leonardo/García) 2-0 (21-14, 21-15) Dyner/Valenciano

USA (Lotman/Paulis) 2-1 (16-21, 21-10, 15-9) JAM (Blake/Ferguson)

USA (Brewster/Friend) 2-0 (21-7, 21-16) ISV (Lomeli/Samuelson)

GUA – TTO (Forfeit)