Photo gallery of Thursday’s action as AVP MBO qualifying wraps up



Grant O’Gorman digs in a spray of sand/Ed Chan, VBshots.com

The main draw begins Friday at the AVP Manhattan Beach Open, but to get there the hopefuls went through two days of qualifying.

Here are VolleyballMag.com photo editor Ed Chan’s favorite shots from Thursday.

If you missed our photo gallery from Wednesday, click here. 

Lydia Smith with the set. Inanna Eshoo follow through on a flying dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Jessie Carnes changes directions to dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Nolan Albrecht (hitting) and Curt Toppel joust/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Sara Bouzeid pokeys over/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Charles Porter keeps the ball alive/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Seain Cook hustles for a block touch/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Travis Mewhirter finds some angle against Spencer Sauter/Ed Chan, VBshots.com John Schwengel passes the sky ball/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Charlie Ekstrom bombs away against Devon Newberry and Delaynie Maple. Grant O’Gorman digs in a spray of sand/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Savannah Simo sets a low dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Amy Reichel lays out for a dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Jon Ferrari and Andrew Dentler celebrate while David Vander Meer and Mike Groselle collapse in frustration/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Seain Cook overruns the dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Iya Lindahl lays out. Kyle Radde turns the spike angle/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Melissa Powell runs a ball down/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Laurel Weaver digs at full stretch/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Grant O’Gorman falls just short of the dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Alex Diaz digs a high line at a full run/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Marcus Partain follows through after running down a dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com David Vander Meer makes the dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Robbie Page celebrates his return to the main draw/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Travis Mewhirter hits through the defense/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Hagen Smith hustles for the shot/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Seain Cook celebrates/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Carly Kan pulls and digs/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Alex Diaz lays out for a dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Delaynie Maple extends for the jumbo shot/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Maria Clara Salgado moving on to the main draw. Eunyce Vercosa battles in the 2nd match of the day. Hagen Smith winds up for a spike/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Hagen Smith turns to celebrate/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Jon Ferrari sets a block touch/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Marcus Partain delivers an outside set/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Chase Frishman makes the overhand dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Marcus Partain reads a high line shot/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Robbie Page finds a hole in the David Lee block/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Adam Roberts picks up a shot/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Macy Gordon with the digi/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Lexy Denaburg with the dig/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Brett Greiner runs down a high dig off the court/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Chase Frishman runs down the high line/Ed Chan, VBshots.com

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