Top Four Seeds Cruise To Manhattan Beach Quarterfinals

  0 Wendy Mayer | August 19th, 2017 | AVP Tour, News, Pro Beach

AVP Manhattan Beach Open

The top four seeds are through to the quarterfinals after blazing through their foes on Day 1 of the main draw on Manhattan Beach.

Only one of the 12 matches involving the teams was decided in a third set, with No. 2 Billy Allen and Stafford Slick topping No. 7 Jeremy Casebeer and John Mayer 21-18, 20-22, 15-9 in the third round.

Also through to the quarters are No. 1 Taylor Crabb and Jake Gibb, No. 3 Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena and No. 4 Trevor Crabb and Sean Rosenthal.

Crabb/Gibb topped the No. 32, No. 17 and No. 9 seeds en route to the fourth round. Allen/Slick downed No. 31, No. 15 and No. 7. Dalhausser/Lucena made quick work of No. 30, No. 14 and No. 6 Theo Brunner and Casey Patterson (21-15, 21-8). Crabb/Rosenthal moved past No. 29, No. 20 and No. 5 seed Ryan Doherty and John Hyden (21-13, 21-14).


Men’s Winners Bracket

#1 Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb

#2 Billy Allen/Stafford Slick

#3 Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena

#4 Trevor Crabb/Sean Rosenthal


Contender’s Bracket

#5 Ryan Doherty/John Hyden

#6 Theo Brunner/Casey Patterson

#7 Jeremy Casebeer/John Mayer

#8 Ed Ratledge/Eric Zaun

#9 Reid Priddy/Ricardo Santos

#15 Marty Lorenz/Chaim Schalk

#10 Avery Drost/Chase Frishman

#11 Ty Loomis/Curt Toppel

#12 Maddison McKibbin/Riley McKibbin

#13 Brian Bomgren/Tim Bomgren

#17 Michael Brunsting/Jeff Samuels

#19 Branden Clemens/Ben Vaught




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About Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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