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TTO and Suriname top Girls’ Pools in Aruba

 

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, July 07, 2018 - The CAZOVA (Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association) Youth Olympic Beach Volleyball Qualifier kicked off, Eagle Beach Oranjestad, Aruba.

 

Tysan Selvon and Britney Choon of Trinidad and Tobago won Group A; qualifying for the Semi-finals with two matches going to three sets. Their first match was against Rose Etienne and Carolina Richard of Haiti. 21-12, 13-21 and 15-11. They also played the host in the final match of the day 17-21, 21-16 and 15-10 lasting fifty five minutes. Aruba represented by Kayla Arends and Mali Rafini defeated the Haitians earlier in the day 22-20 and 21-10 to finish second in the group.

 

Group B was closed as the three teams all won one game and lost the other. Suriname finished on top with a point coefficient off 1.2361, Suriname lost to Jamaica 21-10, 14-21 and 12-15 and defeated US Virgin Island in a difficult match 21-7 and 21-19. Jamaica then fell to the pressure of the US Virgin Island 21-16 and 21-13.

 

Quarter Finals:

US Virgin Islands vs Haiti

Aruba vs Jamaica