‘D’ for defence
champions Daran Gill and Mark Lewis began the defence of their open title with an easy win when the second Nissan Warrens Sports Club Beach Volleyball Classic served off at Brandon’s Beach yesterday.
Gill and Lewis defeated Victor Griffith and Sheldon Roach 21-12, 21-17. Earlier Griffith and Roach had edged Kyle Browne and Ronald Rice 21-13, 19-21, 15-7.
The threat to Gill and Lewis repeating could come from Winston Gittens and Kengie Matthews who dismissed Jason Hendy and Chinua Benjamin 21-17, 21-14. Curtis Gaskin and Omar Sealy beat Wayne Scott and Negus Talma 21-16, 21-12.
Seven teams are competing in the men’s open, nine in the men’s intermediate, eight in the women’s open and eight in the women’s intermediate. The action continues next Sunday and climaxes with the finals on May 19.