AVP Hawai’i: USA takes 5 semi slots in unique tourney, plus our photo gallery

April Ross-AVP Hawaii-AVP Hawaii 9/16/2018
April Ross digs a high line shot/Ed Chan, VBshots.com

HONOLULU — The USA proved to be poor hosts at Fort deRussy beach park in Waikiki Beach in a tournament April Ross said “is like a 100-yard dash,” taking five of eight semifinal spots for Sunday.
We have all the results, reactions and analysis from the top American pairs and a photo gallery, and Sunday’s schedule.
The eight team double-elimination tournament format is a bit like starting a three-day tournament on Saturday, bypassing Friday.
“It’s crazy,” Ross said. “It’s like a 100-yard dash. You’ve got to come out and sprint from the beginning. We did that this morning, and then we lightened up a little in the middle, and now we’re back and in the semis. We’re so excited.”



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