Exciting men’s duels set for Sunday in Aguascalientes

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, April 23, 2022 – Two exciting men’s duels are set for Sunday at San Marcos Beach Volleyball Tournament, the first stage of the 2022 NORCECA Tour.


It will be an all-American battle between William Kolinske and Evan Cory against Travis Mewhirter and Timothy Brewster while Mexicans Juan Virgen and Miguel Sarabia will face Cubans Jorge Luis Alayo and Noslen Diaz.


The first two men’s quarterfinals saw Kolinske and Cory defeating Daniel Dearing and Sam Schachter of Canada 2-0 (21-19, 21-17) and Mexicans Virgen and Sarabia coming out winners over Canadians Jake MacNeil and Alexander Russell 2-0 (21-16, 21-17).


Later on Saturday, the duos Mewhirter and Brewster and Alayo and Díaz also sealed tickets into the semifinals. The Americans outdueled Mexicans Jorge Barajas and Gabriel Cruz 2-1 (21-16, 19-21, 15-13) in 48 minutes while the Cubans rolled past Puerto Rico’s Kevin Rodriguez and Juan Ribas 2-0 (21-13, 21-14).


Puerto Rico’s Kevin Rodriguez and Juan Ribas qualified in ninth place after their 2-0 (21-15, 21-12) over Travis Lee and Bryce Meyer of U.S. Virgin Islands.


Lee/Meyer and Mexicans Ricardo Galindo and Isaías Aguirre finished in 10th and 11th positions.