The United States wins men’s gold in Punta Cana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, October 1, 2023.- In a match that went to the maximum of three sets, the United States couple Timothy Brewster/Kyle Friend took top honors in the Punta Cana Volleyball Classic for the second consecutive year, defeating the Canada duo Jake MacNeil/William Russell 2-1 (21-14, 16-21, 15-11).

The bronze also went to the United States with the Hagen Smith/Logan Webber duo that defeated the Mexicans Ricardo Galindo/Isaías Aguirre 2-0 (22-20, 21-13).

Fifth place was occupied by the Canadian pair Arran Chambers/Liam Kopp who beat the Guatemalan duo Andy Blanco/Luis García 2-0 21-15, 21-11).

The Dominicans Hayerling De Jesús/Oscar Martínez finished seventh by dispatching Eddy Toro/Gregory De La Cruz of Aruba in two sets (21-19, 21-19), while Robert Cronshaw/Bryce Mayer of the Virgin Islands finished ninth after winning their match against the Dominicans Jorge Rosario/Rolvin Maldonado 2-0 (21-16, 21-15).

Timothy Brewster/Kyle Friend USA

Eleventh position went to the Costa Ricans Daniel Dyner/Jhostin Varela who defeated Zendai Richards/Shawn Seabrookes from Saint Kitts 2-0 (21-16, 21-16).

The other results of the day were:

Jake MacNeil/William Russell (CAN) d Ricardo Galindo/Isaías Aguirre 2-0 21-16, 21-15), Timothy Brewster/Kyle Friend USA) d Hagen Smith/Logan Webber 2-0 (21-9, 21-16 ), Daneil Williams/Fabien Whitfield (TTO) d Christopher Oxford/Isaac Nelson (GRN) 2-0 (21-6, 21-14), Arran Chambers/Liam Kopp (CAN) d Eddy Toro/Gregory De La Cruz (ARU ) 2-0 (21-16, 21-15), Andy Blanco/Luis García (GUA) d Hayerling De Jesús/Oscar Martínez (DOM) 2-1 (19-21, 21-16, 21-15).