Mexicans Vasquez and Hernandez end CAMBOWL Junior with victory in Under-21 Masters

    08/06/07

    Guatemala

    Metro Bowl in Guatemala City, Guatemala

    The Masters finals in the Under-21 division of the CONCABA CAMBOWL Junior at Metro Bowl in Guatemala City were an all-Mexican affair in which the Mexican boys and girls earned gold, silver and bronze. Guatemala earned a bronze medal in each category.

    2007CambowlJuniorU21BoysMastersHumbertoVasquez.jpg Both finals in best-of-three games format were decided in the third and final game. In the Boys' title match, Humberto Vasquez (on the left) came back from being down 1-0 against Erick Beltran with two consecutive wins 196-178 and 212-206 to earn the gold medal. Beltran took silver and semi-final losers, Carlos Monasterio, Guatemala and Manuel Arencibia, Mexico, shared the bronze.

    2007CambowlJuniorU21GirlsMastersGabrielaHernandez.jpg In the girls' title match, Gabriela Hernandez (pictured right) lost the first game against Hilda Gutierrez 212-166 but rebounded with back-to-back 192 games to claim the gold medal. Gutierrez received the silver medal and Tannya Lopez, Mexico and Paola Portabella, Guatemala, shared the bronze.

    88 players - 46 boys and 42 girls - from six countries, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama participate in the CONCABA CAMBOWL Junior U-15 and U-21 championships at Metro Bowl in Guatemala City.

    Boys and girls competed in two categories, Under-15 and Under-21 years, in Singles, Doubles, Mixed Foursome, team and Masters.


    CAMBOWL Junior Boys Sub 21 - Masters Results


    Boys Under 21 Medalists:
    1. Humberto Vasquez, Mexico
    2. Erick Beltran, Mexico
    3. Carlos Monasterio, Guatemala and Manuel Arencibia, Mexico





    CAMBOWL Junior Girls Sub 21 - Masters Results


    Girls Under 21 Medalists:
    1. Gabriela Hernandez, Mexico
    2. Hilda Gutierrez, Mexico
    3. Tannya Lopez, Mexico and Paola Portabella, Guatemala