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Briefs: May-Treanor falls

June 11, 2012

Newport Habor High product Misty May-Treanor and partner Kerri Walsh were defeated in the final of the Moscow event of the Federacion International de Volleyball World Tour of beach volleyball at Moscow Victory Park on Monday.

The two-time Olympic gold medalists, who won this event last year, lost to top-seeded Chen Xue and Zi Zhang of China, 21-14, 21-14, in the 34-minute title match.

It was the third crown this season for Xue and Zhang, who have won 12 FIVB championships overall.

Estancia High graduate Matt Fuerbringer and his partner, Nick Lucena, the No. 7 seed, finished ninth after being upset in the second round by a No. 13-seeded duo from Latvia.

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— From staff reports

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