Cayman Islands Beach Volley kicks off with full action
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 25, 2014 – The Cayman
Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament, the first event of the 2014
NORCECA Circuit, serves off on Friday at Seven Mile Beach with
32 contests men’s and women’s.
The General Technical Meeting was held on Thursday evening
chaired by Noel Williams, president of the Cayman Islands Beach
Volleyball Federation, and Arnaldo Sánchez, technical director,
and Miguel Ramirez, referee supervisor.
Earlier on the day, all teams went through the traditional
preliminary enquiry and passed the inspections of their
respective nationalities and uniforms.
Ramirez performed the clinics with all the national and
international referees designated to officiate the matches.
The action kicks off at 9:00 am with three women’s matches
spread around the three courts set up in the area.
Chante Smith and Ileann Powery of Cayman Islands-B go against
Claudia Seguin and Brandie Wilkerson of Canada-B in Court 1,
Brenda Allen and Shanicia Dyer of St Kitts & Nevis meet Karen
Cope and Natalia Alfaro of Costa Rica in Court 2, and Stephanie
Burnside and Gloria Santoyo of Mexico-A face off Vanessa Virgen
and Paulette Cruz of Mexico-B.
The men’s schedule features Cameron Wheelan and Michael
Plantinga of Canada-A taking on Julian Bissette and Joseph
Clercent of St Lucia and defending champions Roberto Rodriguez
and Erik Haddock of Puerto Rico squaring off Eargenell De Cuba
and Alexander Mitchell of Aruba at 10:40 am.
They will be followed by the match of Guatemala’s Andy Blanco
and Erick Garrido against Duncan Hamann and Ethan Manderson of
Cayman Islands-C and the match of Tarandath Deonath and Tevin
Joseph of Trinidad & Tobago against Ryan Vandeburg and Andrew
Hinchey of Canada-B.