Saturday, September 13, 2014

2014 3 Wallball World Championships - Quarterfinals & Semi-finals

The 3 Wallball World Championships are happening in Las Vegas this weekend, and some notable racquetball competition is going on. The tournament is a Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) satellite event.

There was a big upset in that division, as Jessica Parrilla defeated Rhonda Rajsich, 15-12, 15-3, in the quarterfinals on Friday. Parrilla will play Michelle Key in the semi-finals Saturday, as Key beat Luisa Santillan, 15-3, 15-9, in the quarters.

On the top side, Janel Tisinger and Jackie Paraiso will face off in the semis after winning their respective quarterfinal matches. Tisinger beat Linda Tyler (neƩ Scales), 15-10, 15-8, and Paraiso defeated Cecilia Orozco, 15-9, 15-14.

In women's doubles, Paraiso and Parrilla have teamed up and they defeated Celeste & Mary Schoumaker, 15-11, 15-4, in one semi-final, while Key and Rajsich beat USA indoor champions Aimee Ruiz and Tisinger, 15-3, 15-8.

In the men's quarterfinals, top seed Rocky Carson defeated Roland Keller, 15-4, 15-0, and will play Charlie Pratt in the semis, as Pratt beat Greg Solis, 15-8, 15-12.

On the bottom of the draw, 2nd seed Alvaro Beltran defeated Daeyong Kwon, 15-7, 15-9, and Daniel De La Rosa beat Andree Parrilla, 15-12, 15-11, to set up an all Mexican semi-final.

Beltran and De La Rosa will also be facing off in doubles, as Beltran and Carson will play De La Rosa and Joe Young in one doubles semi-final. The other will be 3rd seeds Greg Solis and Robert Sostre versus either 2nd Brian Pineda and Chris Mcdonald or Brandon Davis and Jesus Ustarroz.

The competition is being live streamed from Las Vegas via the Ektelon TV network.

2014 3 Wallball World Championships
Las Vegas, Nevada

Women's Pro

Singles - Quarterfinals

Janel Tisinger d. Linda Tyler, 15-10, 15-8
Jackie Paraiso d. Cecilia Orozco, 15-9, 15-14

Jessica Parrilla d. Rhonda Rajsich, 15-12, 15-3
Michelle Key d. Luisa Santillan, 15-3, 15-9

Singles - Semi-finals

Janel Tisinger v. Jackie Paraiso
Michelle Key v. Jessica Parrilla

Doubles - Semi-finals

Jackie Paraiso & Jessica Parrilla d. Celeste & Mary Schoumaker, 15-11, 15-4
Michelle Key & Rhonda Rajsich d. Aimee Ruiz & Janel Tisinger, 15-3, 15-8

Doubles - Final

Jackie Paraiso & Jessica Parrilla v. Michelle Key & Rhonda Rajsich

Men's Pro

Singles - Quarterfinals

Rocky Carson d. Roland Keller, 15-4, 15-0
Charlie Pratt d. Greg Solis, 15-8, 15-12

Daniel De La Rosa d. Andree Parrilla, 15-12, 15-11
Alvaro Beltran d. Daeyong Kwon, 15-7, 15-9

Singles - Semi-finals

Rocky Carson v. Charlie Pratt
Alvaro Beltran v. Daniel De La Rosa

Doubles - Quarterfinals

Alvaro Beltran & Rocky Carson d. Bret Harnett & Rick Koll, 15-10, 15-11
Daniel De La Rosa & Joe Young d. Scott Davis & Craig Lane, 15-3, 15-4

Greg Solis & Robert Sostre d. Cliff Swain & Josh Tucker, 15-11, 15-8
Brian Pineda & Chris Mcdonald v. Brandon Davis & Jesus Ustarroz

Doubles - Semi-finals

Alvaro Beltran & Rocky Carson v. Daniel De La Rosa & Joe Young
Greg Solis & Robert Sostre v. Brian Pineda & Chris Mcdonald or Brandon Davis & Jesus Ustarroz

Follow the bouncing ball….

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