USA against Guatemala in men’s final

PASEO XOLOTLAN, Managua, Nicaragua, October 8, 2022.- Timothy Brewster and Kyle Friend, of United States advance to the final of the V Stop of the NORCECA.

Beach Volleyball Tour, to face Andy Leonardo /Luis García of Guatemala.

Brewster/Friend left on the road their compatriots Paul Lotman/Raffe Paulis 2-0 (21-18, 21-14) in semifinals, under a constant breeze at the Paseo Xolotlán Beach Volleyball stadium in Managua.

In the other semifinal, Leonardo/ García overpowered 2-0 (21-19, 21-14) Nicaragua of Denis Lopez and Ruben Mora.

In quarterfinals Brewster/Friend beat Daniel Dyner/Sebastián Valenciano of Costa Rica,2-0 (21-6, 21-14), while Leonardo/García won 2-0 (22-20, 21-17) against the other Nicaraguan team Jefferson Cascante/Danny López.

There are high expectations of a challenging final, because previously Andy Leonardo/Luis García, prevailed over Americans Paul Lotman/Raffe Paulis.

The weather conditions due to Hurricane Julia that affected Nicaragua on Saturday night, forced to push ahead the semifinals, while the medal matches will be held on Sunday morning at 9:45.

Andy Leonardo and Luis Garcia of Guatemala advance to gold medal match

Men’s Results Saturday


Friend/Brewster USA 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) Lotman/Paulis USA

Mora/Lopez NCA 0-2 (19-21, 14-21) Blanco/Garcia L. GUA


MacNeil/Russell CAN 1-2 (13-21, 21-16, 11-15) Lotman/Paulis USA

Blanco/Garcia L. GUA 2-0 (22-20, 21-17)            Cascante/Lopez NCA

Friend/Brewster USA     2-0 (21-6, 21-14) D. Dyner/Valenciano CRC

Mora/Lopez NCA 2-0 (21-11, 22-20) Kopp/Chambers CAN

Clasif. 9/12

Lomeli/Samuelson ISV 0-2 (20-22, 14-21) C. Lobo/Villafuerte CRC

Delgado/Recinos GUA 1-2 (21-18, 14-21, 8-15) Clercent/Sheldon LCA

Sunday’s schedule  


Leonardo/García GUA – Brewster/Friend USA


Lotman/Paulis USA- Mora/ López  

Clasif. 5/8

Cascante/Lopez NCA vs MacNeil/Russell

Kopp/Chambers CAN vs D. Dyner/Valenciano