Under21 Champions Crowned at Beach HP Champs
B.J. Hoeptner Evans
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HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (July 19, 2012) – The 2012 USA
Volleyball Beach High Performance Championships (Beach HPC) crowned their first
gold medalists on Thursday.
In the men’s under-21 division, Kyle Stevenson (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
and Alex Jones (Sunnyvale, Calif.) won the gold medal, defeating Kevin Villela
(Phoenix) and Weston Carico (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) in the final, 21-18,
Chris Long (Long Beach, Calif.) and Robbie Page (Rochester, N.Y.) won the
bronze medal, defeating Parker Kalmbach (Coto De Caza, Calif.) and Vaun Lennon
(Westchester, Calif.) in the third-place match, 20-22, 21-16, 16-14.
In the women’s U21 division, Jace Pardon (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) and Litara
Kiel (Long Beach, Calif.) won the gold medal, defeating Betsi Metter (Phoenix,
Ariz.) and Eve Ettinger (Santa Barbara, Calif.) in the final, 21-19, 12-21,
Sisters Stephanie and Kristina Pellitteri (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) won the
The Beach HPC will give participants exposure to international style
competition within five separate age divisions. The USAV Beach HP Championships
is the marquee event for USA Beach Programs.
Teams competing in the Beach HPC will be representing USA Beach National
Teams, USA Beach High Performance Teams, or affiliated USAV Regions. Region High
Performance teams scheduled to participate are: Florida, Aloha, Intermountain,
Chesapeake, Arizona, Lakeshore, Iowa, and Southern California.
The USAV Beach HPC is taking place on the south side of the Hermosa Beach
Pier, adjacent to the Jose Cuervo Hermosa Beach Open, which will be on the north
Daily Event Schedule:
Friday, July 20: U15 and U17 Pool Play Round 2, U19 Pool Play Round, Jose
Saturday, July 21: U15 and U17 Playoffs and Finals, U19
Pool Play Round 2, U26 Pool Play, Jose Cuervo Main Draw
Sunday, July 22: U19
and U26 Playoffs and Finals, Jose Cuervo Main Draw and Finals
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