Canada and USA secured of spots in women’s finals

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, April 23, 2022 – Teams representing Canada and United States will play in the finals of the San Marcos Beach Volleyball Tournament as pairs from those powerhouses are set to battle between them in Sunday’s semifinals.

Canadians Shanice Marcelle and Ruby Sorra will challenge compatriots Brandie Wilkerson and Sophie Bukovec while Alexandra Wheeler and Susannah Munno will meet fellow Americans Megan Gebhard and Savanah Simo in the Final Four phase.

Marcelle and Sorra won the first quarterfinals match over Ambert Bennett and Cristina Almeida of U.S. Virgin Islands 2-0 (21-7, 21-11) in 26 minutes followed by Wheeler and Munno winning 2-0 (21-12, 24-22) over Abril Flores and Esperanza Albarran of Mexico.

The women’s action continued with Wilkerson and Bukovec defeating Mexicans Atenas Gutierrez and María Quintero 2-0 (21-16, 21-10) and Gebhard and Simo breezing past the local team of Alejandra Villavicencio and María Celeste Ibarra 2-0 (21-10, 21-12).