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Results from the second 2016 Beach NORCECA Playoff

March 09, 2016, 1:21 p.m. (ET)

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HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. - Taylor and Trevor Crabb won their second consecutive NORCECA Playoff of the season ahead of traveling to Guatemala City this weekend for the first Continental Tour tournament.

Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen took top nods among the women, giving them their first win of the season.

The winning pairs will have first pick of future NORCECA events in Costa Rica (April 13-18), Cayman Islands (April 21-25) and Dominican Republic (April 28-May 2).

The Crabb brothers repeated as playoff winners, after first winning on Feb. 16. This time around, as the No. 1 seed they beat Ed Ratledge and Ty Loomis 21-15, 21-18 in the final. The Crabbs used three-set victories in the second and third rounds to extend their playoff streak to six-straight matches.

Billy Kolinske partnered with Ty Tramblie for the tournament, they finished third by beating Avery Drost and Robart Page, 21-19, 21-19.

Winners of the first NORCECA playoff, Kelly Reeves and Allison McColloch finished third, while Flint and Larsen traded up from their third-place finish last time to take first on Tuesday. Flint and Larsen swept Geena Urango and Angela Bensend 21-18, 21-8 in the championship after reaching the match by way of two wins in the second and third rounds. Reeves and McColloch beat Amanda Dowdy and Emily Stockman, 21-17, 23-21, for third.

RESULTS
Women | Playoff #2, March 8
1. Betsi Flint/Kelley Larsen
2. Geena Urango/Angela Bensend
3. Kelly Reeves/Allison McColloch

Men | Playoff #2, March 8
1. Taylor Crabb/Trevor Crabb
2. Ed Ratledge/Ty Loomis
3. Billy Kolinske/Ty Tramblie

Women | Playoff #1, Feb. 16
1. Kelly Reeves/Allison McColloch
2. Kendra Vanzwieten/Kimberly DiCello
3. Betsi Flint/Kelley Larsen

Men | Playoff #1, Feb. 16
1. Taylor Crabb/Trevor Crabb
2. Billy Allen/Stafford Slick
3. Avery Drost/Billy Kolinske

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NORCECA Continental Tour – Dates and locations subject to change
March 11-13 Guatemala City, Guatemala
March 31-April 4 Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
April 7-11 La Paz, Mexico
April 13-18 Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
April 21-25 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
April 28-May 2 Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
June 9-13 Ensenada, Mexico
June 30-July 4 North Bay, Canada
July 13-17 Varadero, Cuba
July 27-Aug. 1 San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
Aug. 3-8 Boqueron, Puerto Rico
Aug. 25-29 Long Beach, Calif.
Sept. 29-Oct. 3 St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Oct. 6-10 Chula Vista, Calif.
Nov. 17-21 San Salvador, El Salvador
Nov. 24-28 Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago