Flores/Chacon and Velluti/Guerra to play Men’s AFECAVOL U-21
PUERTO JIMENEZ, Costa Rica, September 2, 2017. – Defending
champions Erik Flores and Wagner Chacon of Guatemala will face
Nicolas Velluti and Fabian Guerra of Costa Rica-1 at the
AFECAVOL U-21 Central American Beach Volleyball men’s semifinals
on Sunday at Playa Preciosa in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica.
Erik and Wagner advanced into semifinals after defeating Irvin
Reyes and Adonis Rodríguez of Honduras-2 by 21-11 in both sets.
Nicolas and Fabian won their quarterfinal to Sanchez brothers of
Honduras-1 by 2-0 (21-13, 21-12). Both teams reach the
Earlier, Erik and Wagner had won pool A while prevailing 2-0
(24-22, 21-16) over Cascante/Jimenez of NCA-2, who finished
second. Nicolas and Fabian topped pool C outplaying Belize-2 of
Rivero/Barrow by 2-0 (21-11, 21-15).
The other semifinal features two Nicaraguan teams; Denis Lopez
and Jefferson Cascante of NCA-1, and Christopher Cascante
alongside Hernan Jimenez of NCA-2. Denis and Jefferson are
undefeated and aiming to reach their second consecutive title
In quarterfinals, Denis and Jefferson beat El Salvador-1 of
Josue Palma/Walter Martinez by 2-0 (21-10, 21-16); while
Christopher and Hernan came from behind to beat Allan Obando and
Alexandre Lezcano of Costa Rica-2 in three tough sets 2-1
(13-21, 21-16, 15-9).
Denis and Jefferson finished first place in pool B defeating
twin brothers Guardado of El Salvador-2 by (21-8, 21-6).
Sunday’s actions kick off with placing matches and conclude with
the awarding ceremony.
Men’s Results Day 2 Saturday September/2:
GUA d NCA2 2-0 (24-22, 21-16); Pool B: CRC2 d HON1 2-0
(21-14, 21-10); NCA1 d ESA2 2-0 (21-8, 21-6); Pool C:
CRC1 d BIZ2 2-0 (21-11, 21-15); HON d ESA1 2-0 (21-14, 21-17);
GUA d HON2 2-0 (21-11, 21-11); CRC1 d HON1 2-0 (21-13, 21-12);
NCA2 d CRC2 2-1 (13-21, 21-16, 15-9); NCA1 d ESA1 2-0 (21-10,
21-16); Classification 9-11: ESA2 d BIZ1 2-0 (21-15,