Three of four Canadian teams in quarterfinals at NORCECA beach volleyball tournament

SANTO DOMINGO - Ryan Vanderburg of Toronto and Andrew Hinchey of London, Ont., as well as Canada’s two entries in women’s play all advanced to the quarterfinals on Saturday at the third stop on the NORCECA beach volleyball circuit.

In women’s round of 16,  Jamie Broder of Victoria (in photo) and Eve Danserau of Montreal prevailed 21-19, 21-15 against Dominican Republic’s Gina and Ginette Del Rosario while Canadian pair Jaclyne Jallos and Cindy Phillips defeated Jamaica’s Cheril Daley and Cherine Richards 21-18, 21-14.

On the men’s side, Vanderburg and Hinchey defeated Giandro Tokaay and Quinten Anthony of Curacao 21-14, 21-9 in the opening playoff round to advanced to a final eight date against Puerto Rico’s Roberto Rodriguez and Christopher Underwood.

Meanwhile Martin Reader of Comox, B.C., and Chaim Schalk of Red Deer, Alta, were upset in their round of 16 match by Costa Rica’s brothers Gilberto and Alexander Villegas 21-16, 21-17.

The quarters, semis and final are all on Sunday.