Jen Kessy

Beach volleyball winning streak of Gibb-Patterson team in jeopardy

Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson are on a four-tournament winning streak, but the top-seeded pair at the AVP Championships beach volleyball tournament in Huntington Beach have their work cut out for them this weekend. Gibb admitted that a winning streak of this magnitude is something that "just never happens" in beach volleyball. Gibb and Patterson fell to Brad Keenan and John Mayer, 21-19, 12-21, 15-13, Saturday morning and must work their way through the loser's bracket to earn a shot at a fifth consecutive title. They play an afternoon match against 11th-seeded Casey Jennings and Nils Nielsen to begin their comeback attempt. The tournament has already lost 2008 Olympic...