Ja's beach volleyball teams advance
The Jamaican male beach volleyball pairs of Mark Lewis and Ryck Webb (Team A) and Christopher 'Froggy' Walters and Donovan 'Larry' Richards (Team B) are through to the semi-finals of the 2016 Male Olympic Beach Volleyball Qualifier being played in Trinidad and Tobago.
Playing against the third seeded US Virgin Islands (USVI) teams, the seventh-seeded Jamaicans pulled out a hard-fought 2-1 match victory. In the first match, USVI A handed Jamaica B their first defeat 23-21, 21-15. Jamaica A then defeated USVI B 21-17, 21-14 before outlasting USVI A 15-13 in a ding dong Golden Set battle.
The Jamaicans now await either Barbados, Aruba, or Suriname in the semi-finals.