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Silver for Pedlow/Schachter in Boca Chica

By Ontario Volleyball, 10/07/19, 9:30AM EDT


TORONTO, ON (October 7, 2019) - Canada had a strong showing at the Hamaca NORCECA Beach Volleyball Finals in Boca Chica, the Dominican Republic highlighted by a silver medal finish from Sam Pedlow and Sam Schachter. The two Sam's were undefeated in tournament play until their finals loss to Jacob Gibb and Taylor Crabb of the U.S.A. Fellow Canadians, Grant O'Gorman and Simon Fecteau-Boutin placed fourth overall.

On the women's side, the teams of Megan and Nicole McNamara and Sophie Bukovec and Taylor Pischke finished fourth and fifth, respectively. The four competed against each other during the Quarterfinals, with Megan and Nicole taking the victory before a loss to the U.S.A. in the third-place finals. Bukovec and Pischke were victorious against Mexico in their final match.

Upcoming tournaments in the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour include another Dominican Republic stop in Hato Mayor on Oct. 31 - Nov. 4 and Jamaica in mid-November.