Mora and Lopez score two wins at Managua 2017 opening day
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, December 3, 2017. - Ruben Mora and Danny
Lopez of Nicaragua scored two wins in the same number of outings
on opening day of the men’s Beach Volleyball tournament of the
XI Central American Games at the Salvador Allende sand court in
Paseo Xolotlan of Managua.
Ruben and Danny had little resistance from Luis Luna/Gabriel
Nuñez of Belize, prevailing 2-0 (21-12, 21-12) in the opening
math of the Games. Later, with support of a considerable crowd,
they dominated Irvin Reyes and Manuel Serrano of Honduras 2-0
Carlos “Tato” Escobar with David “Pepe” Vargas of El Salvador,
Richard Smith with Sebastian Valenciano of Costa Rica and Andy
Leonardo alongside Luis Garcia of Guatemala pocketed one victory
each, in their one outing of the day.
Tato and Pepe defeated Reyes/Serrano of Honduras 2-0 (21-13,
21-18); Richard and Sebastian prevailed over Panama’s Davis
Montero and Elmar Valdez by 2-0 (21-14, 21-8), while Andy and
Luis finished 2-0 (21-8, 21-15) over Luna/Nuñez of Belize.
Day two of the men’s division starts with Richard
Smith/Sebastian Valenciano of Costa Rica against Carlos
Escobar/David Vargas of El Salvador at 11:00 am (local time).
The four day preliminary round-robin concludes on Wednesday
December 6, with the top ranked team advancing into semifinals.
Men’s results Sunday December 3:
Rubén Mora/Danny Lopez (NCA) d Luis Luna/Gabriel Nuñez (BIZ) 2-0
(21-12, 21-12); Richard Smith/Sebastián Valenciano (CRC) d Davis
Montero/Elmar Valdez (PAN) 2-0 (21-14, 21-8); Carlos
Escobar/David Vargas (ESA) d Irvin Reyes/Manuel Serrano (HON)
2-0 (21-13, 21-18); Andy Leonardo/Luis Garcia (GUA) d Luis
Luna/Gabriel Nuñez (BIZ) 2-0 (21-8, 21-15); Rubén Mora/Danny
Lopez (NCA) d Irvin Reyes/Manuel Serrano (HON) 2-0 (21-10)