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Cayman wraps up in Varadero for third NORCECA Tour stop

The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation sent three teams to Varadero, Cuba this weekend (27-29 April) for the third stop of the 2018 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour.

In Pool C, the team of Nathan Dack and Roy Ebanks finished 3rd overall with a record of 2-2, while Casey Santamaria and Jesse Parnham placed 4th in the same group with a 1-3 record. In the 9-12 semifinals, Dack & Ebanks would fall to the team from Puerto Rico 2-0 (21-11, 21-10) slotting them into the 11th place final. They would lose to Spain 2-0 (21-12, 21-17) to finished 12th overall. Santamaria & Parnham would advance straight to the 13th place final due to a Puerto Rico forfeit in the 13-16 round. They would lose to Curacao 2-0 (21-11, 21-16) to claim 14th place.

For the women, the team of Ileann Powery and Stefania Gandolfi would finish 4th overall in Group C with a 1-3 record. In the 13-16 semifinals, the duo would score a straight set 2-0 win (21-14, 21-17) over Dominican Republic. They would follow that with a 2-1 win (21-19, 17-21, 16-14) over Trinidad and Tobago to place 13th overall.

The NORCECA Tour continues 20-24 September in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at or .

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