Reader and Sewell off to great start at second stop on NORCECA beach tour

SAN SALVADOR – Number-one seeds Martin Reader of Comox, B.C., and Ray Sewell of Calgary opened the second stop on the NORCECA beach volleyball circuit on Friday with two victories. The pair won the gold medal last weekend at the season opening event in the Cayman Islands.

On Friday, Reader and Sewell defeated James Wood and Mercury Miller of Honduras, 21-15, 21-17 and and Gabriel Monge and Luis Morua of Costa Rica, 21-11, 21-9. 

Aldo Miramontes and Juan Virgen of Mexico and Yewwdis Perez and German Recio of Dominican Republic kept pace with the Canadians by also winning their opening two matches.

There are 16 pairs in men’s competition. Reader and Sewell are the only Canadian entry.