Hato Mayor women’s semifinals to repeat in Cayman Islands  

SEVEN MILE BEACH, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, November 12, 2022.- Women’s semifinals of Hato Mayor this past weekend between Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as USA against Dominican Republic will repeat in Cayman Islands, the seventh stage of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour.

Allanis Navas and María González of Puerto Rico will face Canadians Amanda Harnett and Marie-Alex Bélanger once again in Sunday’s first semifinal. This past weekend Navas and González came on top and won the title of Hato Mayor.

In the other semifinal, United States will meet Dominican Republic, Teegan Van Gunst/Katie Lindstrom against Bethania Almanzar/Crismil Paniagua; Almanzar played with Esmeralda last weekend.

The gold medal match could be a repeat between Navas/González and Van Gunst/Lindstrom.

Lindstrom USA

Navas/González won pool B to Van Gunst/Lindstrom 2-0 (21-19, 26-24) and then they went on to beat Ivone Soler and Sofía Velásquez of El Salvador by a comfortable 2-0 (21-7, 21-8) in the quarterfinal round.

Van Gunst and Lindstrom resolved well their quarter final match by a 2-0 (21-16, 21-14) win against Molley McBain/Lea Monkhouse of Canada who earlier beat Gutiérrez/Ibarra of Mexico 2-0 (21-10, 21-16) to win pool A.

Canadians Amanda Harnett and Marie-Alex Bélanger beat Ileann Powery/Jessica Wolfenden of Cayman Islands 2-0 (21-14, 21-17) in quarterfinals. Earlier they finished first place of pool C after defeating Alexandria Ashman/Chevonna Lewis of Jamaica 2-0 (21-8, 21-6).

While Dominicans Bethania Almanzar/Crismil Paniagua, pool D winners, dominated their quarterfinal match without difficulties against Ximena Núñez/Isabela Rodríguez of Costa Rica 2-0 (21-8, 21-5).

Sunday’s schedule starts at 9:00 am with placing matches followed by the semifinals.