NORCECA: Chiapas Mexico Day 1

The NORCECA beach volleyball tour has started it's fourth event of the summer in Chiapas Mexico.  Pool play is underway with Canada sending two teams of each gender down to the event.  With most of the higher ranked teams now competing on the FIVB tour, the NORCECA stops are a great chance for Canada's up and coming athletes to get some international competition experience.

Canadian Men's Teams

Canada Simon Fecteau-Botin and Cameron Wheelan CAN-1
Canada Francois-Guy Allaire and William Sidgwick CAN-2

Canadian Women's Teams

Canada Victoria Altamore and Rebecca Crosier CAN-1
Canada Victoria Cowley and Alexandra Mingay CAN-2

Women's Day 1 Pool Play Results

Mexico MEX 1 def Canada CAN 2 (21-16, 21-14)
Guatemala GUA 1 def Canada CAN 2 (24-22, 21-14)
Mexico MEX 2 def Canada CAN 1 (22-20, 12-21, 16-14)
Cuba CUB def Canada CAN 1 (21-18, 21-12)

Men's Day 1 Pool Play Results

Canada CAN 2 def Mexico MEX 2 (21-19, 21-19)
Canada CAN 2 def Cayman Islands CAY (21-12, 16-21, 18-16)

The other men's matches were postponed until Saturday morning, we will report back when we know the results.