07/18/2015 08:46 EDT | Updated 07/18/2016 05:59 EDT

Canada's women's beach volleyball team moves on to semis

Canada's women's beach volleyball team advanced to the semifinals at the Pan Am Games by defeating Costa Rica in straight sets on Saturday night. 

Toronto's Melissa Humana-Paredes and Winnipeg's Taylor Pischke have not lost a set in their four matches.

They bested Natalia Alfaro and Karen Cope with a 21-12 first-set win, followed by a 21-12 victory to end the quarter-final match.

Canada's dominant pair will face Cuba in Sunday's semifinal. 

​Earlier Saturday, Canada's top-seeded men's team was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Mexico.