Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 IRT Florida Pro-Am - Quarterfinals

The top four seeds are all through to the semi-finals at the 2017 International Racquetball Tour (IRT) Florida Pro-Am in Sarasota, Florida, including top seed and IRT #1 Kane Waselenchuk, who defeated Felipe Camacho, 11-1, 11-1, 11-2, in the quarterfinals on Friday. Second seed and IRT #2 Rocky Carson also won in three straight games, beating Samuel Murray, 11-8, 11-2, 11-8.

In the semi-finals, Waselenchuk will face 4th seed Jose Rojas, who was a winner over Jansen Allen in four games, 11-2, 11-5, 9-11, 11-4, and Carson plays 3rd seed Alvaro Beltran, who beat Marco Rojas, 11-8, 11-2, 11-8.

The IRT semi-finals will be 11 AM and Noon Saturday with the final Saturday night at 7:00 PM. All times Eastern. You can watch the semis and final via the IRT Network.

2017 IRT Florida Pro-Am, April 27-30
Sarasota, Florida


Quarterfinals - Friday

1) Kane Waselenchuk d. 8) Felipe Camacho, 11-1, 11-1, 11-2
4) Jose Rojas d. 5) Jansen Allen, 11-2, 11-5, 9-11, 11-4

3) Alvaro Beltran d. 6) Marco Rojas, 11-6, 11-5, 11-4
2) Rocky Carson d. Samuel Murray, 11-8, 11-2, 11-8

Semi-finals - Friday

1) Kane Waselenchuk v. 4) Jose Rojas
2) Rocky Carson v. 3) Alvaro Beltran

Follow the bouncing ball….

2017 IRT Florida Pro-Am - Round of 16

There was one upset in the Round of 16 at the 2017 International Racquetball Tour (IRT) Florida Pro-Am in Sarasota, Florida, as Samuel Murray defeated 7th seed Mario Mercado, 11-9, 11-8, 6-11, 11-9. Murray faces IRT #2 Rocky Carson in the quarterfinals, as Carson beat Andrés Gómez, 11-8, 11-3, 11-6 in the 16s.

Top seed and IRT #1 Kane Waselenchuk beat Gerardo Franco in the Round of 16, 11-8, 11-2, 11-3, and he'll play Felipe Camacho, who was a winner over Andres Ramirez, 11-9, 11-1, 11-7, in the quarters.

The IRT quarterfinals will be streamed live Friday evening from 4 PM on via the IRT Network. The semi-finals will be 11 AM and Noon Saturday with the final Saturday night at 7:00 PM. All times Eastern.

2017 IRT Florida Pro-Am, April 27-30
Sarasota, Florida


Round of 16 - Friday

1) Kane Waselenchuk d. Gerardo Franco, 11-8, 11-2, 11-3
8) Felipe Camacho d. Andres Ramirez, 11-9, 11-1, 11-7

5) Jansen Allen d. Wayne Antone, 11-6, 11-5, 11-7
4) Jose Rojas d. Set Cubillos, 11-4, 11-3, 11-0

3) Alvaro Beltran d. Alejandro Herrera, 11-8, 7-11, 11-2, 12-10
6) Marco Rojas d. Juan Salvatierra, 11-3, 11-2, 11-5

Samuel Murray d. 7) Mario Mercado, 11-9, 11-8, 6-11, 11-9
2) Rocky Carson d. Andrés Gómez, 11-8, 11-3, 11-6

Quarterfinals - Friday

1) Kane Waselenchuk v. 8) Felipe Camacho
4) Jose Rojas v. 5) Jansen Allen

3) Alvaro Beltran v. 6) Marco Rojas
2) Rocky Carson d. Samuel Murray, 11-8, 11-2, 11-8

Follow the bouncing ball….

Thursday, April 27, 2017

2017 IRT Florida Pro-Am - Preliminary Round

The International Racquetball Tour (IRT) comes to a close this weekend with the 2017 Florida Pro-Am in Sarasota, Florida. IRT #1 Kane Waselenchuk could finish the season undefeated if he wins this weekend. Daniel De La Rosa, the 3rd ranked IRT player, is absent after his daughter was born earlier this month.

The IRT Round of 16 will be streamed live Friday from 11 AM via the IRT Network with the quarterfinals Friday afternoon from 4 PM on. Also, the semi-finals will be 11 AM and Noon Saturday with the final Saturday night at 7:00 PM. All times Eastern.

2017 IRT Florida Pro-Am, April 27-30
Sarasota, Florida

Qualifying Round 1 - Thursday


Andres Ramirez d. Kevin Vazquez, 11-7, 11-8, 11-9

Qualifying Round 2 - Thursday

Q8) Gerardo Franco d. Edwin Galicia, 11-3, 11-9, 13-11
Q1) Andres Ramirez d. Robert Collins, 11-4, 11-5, 11-7

Q4) Wayne Antone d. Justus Benson, 0-11, 11-4, 13-11, 11-8
Q5) Set Cubillos d. Destry Everhart, 11-5, 11-8, 11-6

Q6) Alejandro Herrera d. Christian Wer, 11-3, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6
Q3) Juan Salvatierra d. Scott McClellan, 6-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-7

Q2) Samuel Murray d. Hanzel Martinez, 11-9, 11-0, 11-3
Q7) Andrés Gómez d. Robert Hemphill, 11-8, 11-2, 11-8

Round of 16 - Friday

1) Kane Waselenchuk v. Gerardo Franco - 11 AM
8) Felipe Camacho v. Andres Ramirez - 11 AM

5) Jansen Allen v. Alejandro Herrera - 1 PM
4) Jose Rojas v. Set Cubillos - 1 PM

3) Alvaro Beltran v. Q3 - Noon
6) Marco Rojas v. Juan Salvatierra - Noon

7) Mario Mercado v. Samuel Murray - 10 AM
2) Rocky Carson v. Andrés Gómez - 10 AM

Follow the bouncing ball….