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Quesada and Peña to play early match at Cayman Islands

 

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 21, 2017 – Cubans Daisel Quesada and Karell Peña, winners of the first competition of the year in La Paz, Mexico, will step into the sand on early Friday in one of the first men’s matches of Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball, the second leg of the 2017 NORCECA Circuit.

 

Playing in Pool A, Quesada/Peña will meet Maverick Hatch and Garrett May of Canada-B at 9:30 while Marlon Phillip and Daneil Williams of Trinidad & Tobago will play Ruben Mora and Dany Lopez of Nicaragua.

 

Also at 9:30 in Pool A, the first female match will see Melissa Burrowes and Ileann Powery of Cayman Islands-B playing La Teisha Joseph and Apphia Glasgow of Trinidad & Tobago.

 

The general technical meeting took place on Thursday night chaired by Kennedy McGowan, president of Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation, Daymian Stewart, NORCECA delegate, and Andre Trottier, Referee delegate.

 

Men’s Pool Composition

Pool A: Karell Peña/Daisel Quesada (CUB), Maverick Hatch/Garrett May (CAN-B), Ruben Mora/Dany Lopez (NCA), Marlon Phillip/Daneil Williams (TRI). Pool B: Aaron Nusbaum/Ryan Vandeburg (CAN-A), Mark Burik/William Kolinske (USA-A), Jon Mesko/Skylar del Sol (USA-B), David Vargas/Carlos Escobar (ESA). Pool C: Orlando Irizarry/Juan Ribas (PUR), Casey Santamaría/David Wood (CAY), Andy Leonardo/Luis García (GUA), St Clair Hodge/Kemoroy Percival (SKN).

 

Women’s Pool Composition

Pool A: Lidiannis Echeverria/Leila Martinez (CUB), Melissa Burrowes/Ileann Powery (CAY-B), La Teisha Joseph/Apphia Glashow (TRI). Pool B: Maria J. Orellana/Blanca Recinos (GUA), Betsi Flint/Kelley Larsen (USA-A), Sider/Caleigh Cruickshank (CAN-B). Pool C: Lolette Rodriguez/Swan Mendoza (NCA), Valeria Porrata/Ashley Vasquez (PUR), Amber Bennett/Melanie Valenciana (ISV). Pool D: Jamie Broder/Caleigh Whitaker (CAN-A), Jace Pardon/Lara Dykstra (USA-B), Marisa Harrison/Stefania Gandolfi (CAY-A), Williams/Quesada (CRC).