Clipped From The Galveston Daily News
6-C THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 30, 1989 Beach volleyball championships Bryan Kelley, left, and Vicky Veastegui of the "Danger Zone" go for the block against J.P. Boyea and Dave Schakei; far right, of "Crunch," which finished second in the power, division of 'the Stalf photo by Vince StiQlich Jr. Coors Light Volleyball regional tournament at Stewart beach Saturday. Saturday. Coliins qualifies for national tourney Dn UllVCr BAii r»w - . By MIKE BAILEY The Daily News GALVESTON — Third-seeded "Collins" upset the top-seeded team Saturday at the Coors Light Co-Ed Volleyball Championships regional tournament at Stewart Beach to earn a spot in the nationals nationals in Miami. The six-member "Collins" team won seven games en route to the championship. It defeated top- seeded "Crunch," 11-8, 11-7 to win the power division. The intermediate intermediate division tournament is today at Stewart Beach and Apffel Park. More than 60 teams are entered into today's tournament. "It was some really top-flight volleyball out there tonight," said Dennis Youngquist, president of All Sports Marketing, which is producing producing the event. Eight teams competed in the power division. Both teams in the finals are from the Houston area Many of the players in the tournament tournament play college or professional volleyball. The finals will feature the winners winners of 16 regions in both divisions and will be played at Penrod's Beach Club in Miami Beach, Fla. Oct. 5-9. The tournament is in its third year. The tournament also benefits charity. "One hundred percent of the money raised goes toward Easter Seals," tournament director Jim Halcarz said. Almost 400 people are competing in the tournament. Today's action will feature players of all abilities. "A lot of people who are playing in the recreational division will be discovering volleyball for the very first time,'' Youngquist said.