Canada's women's beach volleyball team moves on to semis
Pischke, Humana-Paredes extend dominance into knockout stage
Canada's women's beach volleyball team advanced to the semifinals at the Pan Am Games by defeating Costa Rica in straight sets on Saturday night.
BREAKING: Pischke and Humana-Parades cruise to a victory in the QFs over CRC, will play CUB in the semis <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CBCPanAm?src=hash">#CBCPanAm</a> <a href="http://t.co/upVTDRC81C">http://t.co/upVTDRC81C</a>—@cbcsports
Toronto's Melissa Humana-Paredes and Winnipeg's Taylor Pischke have not lost a set in their four matches.
They bested Natalia Alfaro and Karen Cope with a 21-12 first-set win, followed by a 21-12 victory to end the quarter-final match.
Canada's dominant pair will face Cuba in Sunday's semifinal.
Earlier Saturday, Canada's top-seeded men's team was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Mexico.