Exciting battles in Nicaragua BVB Tour
SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua, March 19, 2019 – Denis López and
Gerson Contreras in the men’s division and Elia Machado and
Socorro Lopez in the women’s competition won the third festival
of the Nicaraguan Beach Volleyball National Tour on Sunday.
Lopez/Contreras put an end to the perfect march of Danny Lopez
and Ruben Mora, winners of the first two stages, winning the
men’s final 22-20, 20-13.
López/Contreras won their pool undefeated and then dispatched
Luis Duarte and Lenny Gómez 21-12 in quarterfinals and Miguel
Lopez and Hernan Jimenez 21-11, 21-16 in semifinals.
López/Mora won their three pool matches, then defeated Byron
González and Mario Guevara 21-10 in quarterfinals and Jefferson
Cascante and Francisco Dinarte 21-18, 21-19 in semifinals.
Cascante/Dinarte won the bronze medal with a 21-11, 21-15
victory over López/Jiménez.
After three stages, Mora/López lead the standings with 580
points followed by López/Contreras with 540 and López/Jimenez
In the women’s event, Machado/López defeated Rodríguez/Mendoza
21-12, 21-15 for their second crown.
Machado/López had lost to Rodriguez/Mendoza 21-16 in the
six-team round robin. They also lost to Alonso/Lugo but advanced
as one of the top four teams.
In semifinals, Rodríguez/Mendoza defeated Cortez/Juárez in three
sets 16-21, 21-10 y 21-9, while López/Machado beat Lugo/Alonso
21-18 y 21-12.
Lugo/Alonso won 22-20 over Cortez/Juárez for the third place.
Rodríguez/Mendoza lead the female event with 560 points,
followed by Machado/López with 540 and Lugo/Alonso with 500.
The fourth stop of the tour will take place next Sunday March 24