By MARIO RENTERIA
Imperial Valley Press Sports Editor
5:34 AM EDT, July 13, 2011
MEXICALI — The Pan American Cup men’s under-19 volleyball tournament tipped off at the Auditorio del Estado on Monday here.
The tournament features two groups with Pool A featuring Brazil, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico. Pool B has host Mexico, USA and Trinidad and Tobago.
The tournament is set to conclude Saturday, according to the Confederacion de Norte America, Centro America y el Caribe Web site, ww.norceca.org. The tournament tipped off Monday with Mexico beating Trinidad and Tobago, 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-11, and Brazil beat Costa Rica, 3-0 (25-6, 25-8, 25-10.
On Tuesday, Puerto Rico was set to face Costa Rica and USA was to face Trinidad and Tobago.
Tonight, Brazil will face Puerto Rico at 5 p.m. and Mexico will face USA at 7 p.m.
According to the Web site, admission is free. The Auditorio del Estadio is located inside Ciudad Deportiva, home to Los Aguilas de Mexicali stadium Casas Geo.
More information is available at the above Web site and at www.indebc.gob.mx including live scoring and schedule of games.