Boca Chica welcomes beach players from 10 countries
BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic, March 28, 2013 – The players
from ten countries are ready to battle for the top honors in the
double-gender Boca Chica Beach Volleyball Tournament presented
by Presidente, the second stop of the 2013 NORCECA Circuit.
USA and Canada each will be represented by two teams per gender,
while Puerto Rico has registered two men’s teams. Three women’s
pairs and three men’s duos will take part to defend the colors
of the Dominican Republic.
Teams will play under a pool-play format before advancing to a
single-elimination bracket. Ten women’s tandems are divided in
two pools while the thirteen men’s teams will compete in four
The pool-play competition runs on Friday and Saturday with the
quarterfinals, semifinals and medal matches scheduled on Sunday.
The event serves off on Friday morning at 9:00 with St Lucia’s
Julian Bissette and Joseph Clercent playing against Hector Soto
and Victor Rivera of Puerto Rico-B in the men’s tournament,
while Heather Bansley and Elizabeth Maloney of Canada-A battling
Brittany Hochevar and Summer Ross of United States-B.
The preliminary enquiry and general technical meeting took place
on Thursday evening at the Bellevue Resort Hotel chaired by
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA Confederation and
Ramon Garcia, president of the Dominican Republic National
Pool A: Canada-A, Guatemala, Honduras, Dominican Republic-C,
United States-B. Pool B: United States-A, Mexico, Dominican
Republic-A, Canada-B, Dominican Republic-B.
Pool A: Puerto Rico-A, Dominican Republic-A, Canada-B. Pool B:
United States-A, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic-C. Pool
C: Canada-A, Trinidad & Tobago, Dominican Republic-B. Pool D:
Mexico, St Lucia, Puerto Rico-B, United States-B.
Chaim Schalk-Benjamin Saxton (CAN-A), Christian Redman-Maceij
Zbyszewski (CAN-B), Yewddys Perez-William Sanchez (DOM-A), Alex
Medina-Luis Castillo (DOM-B), Luis Rodriguez (DOM-C). Aseah
Thomas-Anthony Pippen (ISV). Julian Bissette-Joseph Clercent (LCA).
Lombardo Ontiveros-Juan Virgen (MEX). Roberto Rodriguez-Erik
Haddock (PUR-A), Hector Soto-Victor Rivera (PUR-B), Simon Blake-Daneil
Williams (TRI), Bradley Keenan-John Mayer (USA-A), Avery Drost-Will
Heather Bansley-Elizabeth Maloney (CAN-A), Jamie Broder-Kristina
Valjas (CAN-B), Diana Peguero-Nairobi Agramonte (DOM-A), Deborah
Constanzo-Karla Montilla (DOM-B), Magen Bolton-Pamela Jaime
María José Orellana-Lourdes Ramírez (GUA), Gina Flores-Martha
Euceda (HON), Bibiana Candelas-Martha Revuelta (MEX), Jennifer
Fopma-Brooke Sweat (USA-A), Brittany Hochevar-Summer Ross