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The perfect pictures from a fantastic Sunday on the AVP Manhattan Seaside Open

Andy Benesh tries to revive Billy Allen in the course of the lengthy freeze in set 2/Mark Rigney picture

AVP Manhattan Seaside followers had been handled to epic volleyball in nearly each match Sunday. Newly topped gold medalists April Ross and Alix Klineman gained the ladies’s bracket, with Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb getting their names on the Manhattan Seaside Pier, the primary for Bourne, second for Crabb.

Highlights included two shock semifinals groups, Brazilian qualifiers Larissa Franca and Liliane Maestrini and No. 10 seed Billy Allen and Andy Benesh.

Final week’s Atlanta champions Kristen Nuss and Taryn Kloth? The previous LSU stars took Kelly Claes and Sponcil to a 39-37 first set (the second longest in AVP historical past) earlier than succumbing 21-15 within the second.

And oldies however goodies Ricardo Santos (age 46) and John Hyden (age 48) scratched and clawed their solution to a fifth place end with a 90-minute win over Paul Lotman and Miles Partain (21-16, 21-23, 16-14) earlier than being eradicated in 97-minutes by Allen and Benesh (20-22, 23-21, 15-9).

The event proved that seaside volleyball followers are again in a giant means, with traces typically in extra of 100 yards to get into the stadium and followers contained in the stadium holding it all through the day with a view to maintain their seats.

The perfect pictures from VolleyballMag.com picture editor Ed Chan and Mark Rigney comply with. In the event you missed our earlier AVP Manhattan Seaside picture galleries, Saturday’s pictures are here, Friday’s pictures are here, Thursday’s pictures are here, and Wednesday’s pictures are here.

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