Top-seeded women cruised to victories in St Lucia
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, October 26, 2012 –USA, Dominican Republic
and Costa Rica, the top-seeded teams in action during the
opening day at the St Lucia Beach Volleyball Tournament all won
their respective matches at beautiful Pigeon Point Beach on
The number-two seeded USA combo of Kathryn Babcock and Tracilyn
Weamer confirmed their high level by overwhelming Anguilla’s Eva
Hodge and Rikiesha Leveret 21-6, 21-16.
The promising third-ranked pair of Dominicans Deborah Constanzo
and Karla Montilla downed Grenada’s Shakira Collymore and
Maginnie Ampofo 21-2, 21-11 while the experienced fourth-seeded
Costa Rican duo of Ingrid Morales and Natalia Alfaro won 21-13,
21-16 against Nancy Joseph and Pauline Woodroffe of Trinidad &
The top-ranked Kristina Vlcek and Victoria Cowley of Canada
received a free-pass to the second round and will start
competing on Saturday.
Fans at Pigeon Point Beach saw the local girls Samantha Mann and
Dania Hamilton of St Lucia-1 winning their match 21-13, 21-9
over Nikita Campbell and Bownie Allicot of Saint Vicent.
After losing their two matches of the opening day, the teams of
Anguilla, Grenada and Saint Lucia-2 were eliminated.
Women’s results of Friday:
TRI-A d LCA-B 2-0 (21-14, 21-11), CRC d TRI-B 2-0 (21-13, 21-6),
DOM d GRN 2-0 (21-2, 21-11), SKN d FSM 2-0 (21-19, 21-19), ANT d
ISV 2-0 (21-16, 21-17), USA d AGU 2-0 (21-6, 21-6), LCA-A d VIN
2-0 (21-13, 21-9), AGU d ISV 2-0 (21-11, 21-13), FSM d GRN 2-0
(21-10, 21-19), TRI-B d LCA-B 2-0 (21-13, 21-7).