COSTA DEL SOL, El Salvador, 22 de junio de 2023.- With intense and battled matches, the men’s beach volleyball tournament of the 2023 San Salvador Central American and Caribbean Games has reached the most exciting phase, with 16 teams qualified to the knockout round to reach the quarter finals, semifinals and finals.
Juan Virgen and Miguel Sarabia of Mexico beat Kevin Rodriguez/ Josué Rivera (PUR) 2-0 (21-16, 21-11) to finish first place in pool A and will face Ryck Webb/Martin Blake (JAM).
In pool B, Juan Carlos Noriega/Yeferson De La Hoz (COL) prevailed 2-0 (21-19, 21-15) over Hayerling De Jesús/Oscar Martínez (DOM) and took first place in pool B; they will face Sheldon Descartes/Joseph Clercent (LCA) who beat Small Jahmal/Cluevvan Cumberbath (VIN) 2-0 (21-11, 21-3) in the last match of the day.
The Central Caribe Sports team, Andy Leonardo/Luis García, topped pool C after defeating St Clair Hodge/Shaw Seabrookes (SKN) 2-0 (21-09, 21-16) and in the match that qualifies them to the quarterfinals they will play Irvens Benjamin/Joseph Olando (HAI).
Rolando Hernández/José Gómez (VEN) defeated Marc Lomeli/Austin Pippen (ISV) 2-0 (21-10, 21-15) to lock pool D and will face Jesario Ebanks/Casey Santamaria (CAY).
Noslen Diaz/Jorge Luis Alayo (CUB), beat Rubén Mora/Jefferson Cascante 2-0 (21-19, 21-12) a Rubén Mora/Jefferson Cascante (NCA) and as top place in pool E they will face De Jesús/Martínez (DOM) second of B.
In pool F Franklin Flores and Armando Guatemala (ESA) prevailed 2-1 (21-18, 22-24, 21-19) against Daniel Dyner/ Jhostin Varela (CRC) to face Puerto Rico in the next round who finished second place in pool A.
Dyner/Valera (CRC), second in pool F, will meet second place of pool C, St Clair Hodge/Shaw Seabrookes (SKN) in the round of 16. While Mora/Cascante (NCA), second in pool E, will clash with Marc Lomeli/Austin Pippen (ISV), second in pool D.
Resultados del jueves
Virgen/Sarabia MEX 2-0 (21-16, 21-11) Rodriguez/Rivera PUR
Noriega/Yeferson COL 2-0 (21-19, 21-15) De Jesus/Martinez DOM
Blanco/Garcia L. CCS 2-0 (21-9, 21-16) Hodge/Seabrookes SKN
BOSQUI/BRICE MQE 0-2 (0-0, 0-0) Forfeit of team A Small/Cluevvan VIN
Peter/Tigrito VEN 2-0 (21-10, 21-15) Lomeli/Austin ISV
Hawkins/Simmons TCI 0-2 (2-21, 4-21) Bonnie/Cairon ANT
Mora/Cascante NCA 0-2 (19-21, 12-21) Diaz/Alayo CUB
Broaster/Nunez BIZ 0-2 (14-21, 17-21) Webb/Blake JAM
FLORES/Guatemala ESA 2-1 (21-18, 22-24, 21-19) D. Dyner/Varela CRC
Gonzalez/Quintero PAN 1-2 (16-21, 21-15, 13-15) Sheldon/Clercent LCA
Bonnie/Cairon ANT 0-2 (11-21, 3-21) Webb/Blake JAM
Small/Cluevvan VIN 0-2 (12-21, 18-21) Sheldon/Clercent LCA
Juegos del viernes
MEX vs JAM 11:00 a.m. Cancha central
SKN vs CRC 11:00 a.m. Cancha 2
CUB vs DOM 12:00 md. CC
CAY vs VEN 12:00 md. C2
PUR vs ESA 3:00 CC
GUA vs HAI 3:00 p.m. C2
ISV vs NCA 4:00 p.m. CC
LCA vs COL 4:00 p.m. C2