US volleyball team with Buchanan's Patrick Gasman advances to U-19 Continental semis

The Fresno BeeJuly 16, 2014 

The U.S. Boys Youth National Volleyball Team -- which features Buchanan High's Patrick Gasman among it's 12-player squad -- beat Puerto Rico 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 on Wednesday at the NORCECA Under-19 Continental Championships in Tulsa, Okla.

Gasman played in only the third game and did not register a kill or a block as the U.S. improved to 2-0 in the seven-nation tournament and advanced to Friday's semifinals.

Gasman had two kills and two blocks in the U.S.'s tournament-opening sweep of Nicaragua on Monday.

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