U-21 Central American Beach Volleyball is underway
SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua, May 26, 2013 - Teams of Nicaragua
in the men’s division and Guatemala and El Salvador in the
women’s side, achieved the biggest success during the first day
of action at the U-21 Central American Tournament of Beach
In Men’s Pool A, the defending champions Ruben Mora and Miguel
Lopez of Nicaragua won their three matches of opening day
against Josue Flores/Andres Flores of Costa Rica –B (21-14,
21-14), followed with a 2-1 close victory (21-14, 19-21, 17-15)
over Carlos and Armando Guatemala of El Salvador and closed with
a 23-21, 21-8 win over José Vásquez and Cristobal Madriagada of
In Pool B, Gerson Contreras/Luis López of Nicaragua-B defeated
Anthony Solis and Andrey Quintero of Costa Rica-A in three sets
(21-14, 19-21, 17-15). Solis/Quintero won 21-10, 21-10 over Luis
Torres and Mario Ramirez of Guatemala and Contreras/Lopez would
play Torres/Ramirez to decide the winner.
In the women’s division, being played under a round-robin
format, Maria Vargas and Kathya Vasquez of El Salvador and Maria
Andrea Orellana and Nadia Galan of Guatemala each won three
matches in day one.
Vargas/Vasquez won 21-12, 21-17 over Kimberly Arguedas/Diana
Sanchez (Costa Rica-B), 21-15, 21-18 against Valeria Valenciano/Angie
Alfaro of Costa Rica-A and continued with a 21-10, 21-18 victory
over Estefania Flores/Osiris Juarez of Nicaragua-B.
Orellana/Galan won 21-11, 21-11 against Socorro Lopez/Denisse
Lopez of Nicaragua-B, 21-12, 21-11 over Arguedas/Sanchez and
prevailed 22-20, 11-21, 15-13 against Valenciano/Alfaro.