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CAC Games: Barnes 8th in discus, women’s volleyball scores back-to-back wins


One of Cayman’s beach volleyball duo scored back-to-back wins Tuesday (31 July) while a national record holder bowed out of contention at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Columbia.

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Playing against Suriname, Harrison and Powery claimed the first set 21-12, with Suriname taking the second 11-21. Cayman won the tiebreaker 15-11 for the victory. The win comes one day after Harrison and Powery defeated Saint Lucia.

For the men, Cayman’s Casey Santamaria and Nathan Dack faced Honduras in a tough match up, losing in straight sets 12-21, 18-21. The men and women will not advance to the finals, but will continue to play for final placement.


Cayman’s Lacee Barnes competed in the women’s discus, placing 8th out of 12 competitors with a throw of 46.25
metres. Barnes, along with CAC games teammate, hurdler Rasheem Brown, are slated for the North American Central American and Caribbean Championships (NACAC) in Toronto, Canada starting 10th August at the University of Toronto’s Varsity Stadium.

Cayman’s sole remaining athlete is national javelin record holder Alex Pascal, who is slated to compete on Thursday, 2nd August.

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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

From Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. It was in this role where he was able to merge his best attributes: sports knowledge and personality. While with the Ticats, Jordan provided live analysis and interviews while developing a digital portfolio of one-on-one interviews, episodic sports comedy and full length sports & news features. He has also worked with CBC Sports for Hockey Night in Canada, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Special Olympics as well as roles with Cineflix and Cream Productions as an Assistant Director.

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