News

Argentina outplay Chile in South American duel at Pan Am Cup

 
Havana, Cuba, March 30, 2017 – Argentina won the South American duel against Chile and Cuba held off a tough Colombia in the most exciting matches of day two at the U18 Girls’ Pan American Cup taking place in Havana.

Meanwhile, Mexico and Dominican Republic scored their second victories to set up a clash for the top position in the four-team Pool C of the tournament which offers three tickets to the age-group FIVB World Championship to be held in Argentina from August 18 to 27.

Omaha 2015
Sol Salinas (5) landed 19 points to carry the load of Argentinean offense

Argentina, already qualified as host country, debuted with a 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 26-28, 25-18) victory over their neighbors Chile in Pool A. 

The Chilean side finished with a 1-1 win-loss record and their fate depends on Thursday’s match between Argentina and Puerto Rico (0-1). 

Sol Salinas topped the winners with 19 points, followed by Martina Delucchi and Sofia Meinardi who contributed 14 and 11 points, respectively. Chile’s Beatriz Novoa had a match-high 21 points and Maike Bertens added 18 in the loss.

Omaha 2015


Cuban Elizabeth Vicet contributed 20 points in the victory over Colombia

Ailama Cese and Elizabeth Vicet landed 25 and 20 points, respectively, as Cuba defeated Colombia 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 25-21) to conclude Pool B with a 2-0 mark. The Colombians need a victory over Costa Rica on Thursday to secure a spot in the quarterfinals.

Emelys Martinez scored 13 points for Colombia while Manuela Ibarguen and Valerin Carabali added 11 and 10, respectively, including a tournament-high 6 blocks by Carabali.

In the first match of Wednesday, Mexico defeated Uruguay (0-2) in a lopsided 3-0 (25-12, 25-9, 25-20) victory to improve to a 2-0 record and 10 points.

Uxue Amaya Guereca had 10 points in the well balanced Mexican offense, while Karka Mireles and Grecia Esther Castro each contributed 9 points. Uruguay’s Melissa Paez charted 9 points in the defeat.

Omaha 2015
The Dominicans are aiming for the sky after improving to 2-0 in Pool C

Dominican Republic continued with a one-sided 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-12) victory over Guatemala. Lilianis Feliz and Madeline Guillen scored 13 and 12 points, respectively, as the top contributors for the winners.

The Dominican Republic, already with a spot in the World Championship as NORCECA champions, improved to 2-0 and 10 points, the same record of Mexico.

The pool winners with the two best records after the completion of the preliminary round on Thursday get direct tickets to the semifinals. The pool winner with the lowest record will join the second placed teams in the quarterfinals.

The top two NORCECA teams and the top South American teams will get tickets to the event in Argentina.

Top Scorer by Day
33- Sofia Victoria of Puerto Rico v Chile on 28-3-17
25- Ailama Cese of Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17

Best Scoring Performances
33- Sofia Victoria of Puerto Rico v Chile on 28-3-17
26- Beatriz Novoa of Chile v Puerto Rico on 28-3-17
25- Ailama Cese of Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17
21- Beatriz Novoa of Chile v Argentina on 29-3-17
20- Elizabeth Vicet of Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17

Best Blocking Performances
6- Valerin Carabali of Colombia v Cuba on 29-3-17
5- Sofia Victoria of Puerto Rico v Chile on 28-3-17
3- Renata Sanz of Chile v Puerto Rico on 28-3-17
3- Loraine Lopez of Puerto Rico v Chile on 28-3-17
3- Yaneirys Rodriguez of Dominican Republic v Guatemala on 29-3-17

Best Serving Performances
4- Hennesys Lalane of Dominican Republic v Guatemala on 29-3-17
4- Yamisleydis Viltres of Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17
3- Hennesys Lalane of Dominican Republic v Uruguay on 28-3-17
3- Hennesys Lalane of Dominican Republic v Guatemala on 29-3-17
3- Martina Delucchi of Argentina v Chile on 29-3-17
3- Elizabeth Vicet of Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17
3- Ivy Vila of Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17

Best Team Blocking Performances
12- Puerto Rico v Chile on 28-3-17
10- Cuba v Costa Rica on 28-3-17
10- Dominican Republic v Guatemala on 29-3-17
10- Colombia v Cuba on 29-3-17

Best Team Serving Performances
16- Cuba v Colombia on 29-3-17
10- Cuba v Costa Rica on 28-3-17
10- Mexico v Uruguay on 29-3-17
10- Dominican Republic v Guatemala on 29-3-17

Highest Scoring Sets
28-26 Chile v Argentina (3rd Set) on 29-3-17
25-23 Puerto Rico v Chile (3rd Set) on 28-3-17

Highest Scoring Matches
210- Chile d Puerto Rico 3-2 (25-18, 19-25, 23-25, 25-16, 18-16) on 28-3-17

News

{{item.LocalShortDate}}
All the News