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May-Treanor, Gibb win Atlanta Open titles

June 11, 2007

ATLANTA — It was a case of some déjà vu for locals Misty May-Treanor and Jake Gibb Sunday.

Top seed May-Treanor (Newport Harbor High) and Kerri Walsh continued their domination of the Assn. of Volleyball Professional Crocs Tour, winning the women's title at the Atlanta Open.

It was their seventh consecutive title of the year. The defeated second seeds Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder 21-9, 21-15 in the final. With the win, May-Treanor, the winningest female beach volleyball player of al time, registered 76th title.

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On the men's side, Gibb, a Costa Mesa resident, and his teammate Sean Rosenthal won their second consecutive title of the season with a 21-16, 17-21, 15-13 win over the third-seeded team of Mike Lambert, also a Costa Mesa resident, and Stein Metzger.

— From staff reports

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