Victoria Mayer of Argentina sets a ball while Dominique Corsaro prepares to spike in their match against Slovenia.
Santa Fe, Argentina, August 19 2017 - Argentina maintained the winning rhythm and grabbed their second victory after four breathtaking sets in front of their crowd at the National Technological University Stadium.
The squad coached by Estasnislao Vachino won by scores of 25-21, 25-20, 21-25 and 25-18 with Sofia Menardi, Angeles Ligorria and Dominique Corsario as best weapons.
Meinardi ended with 14 tallies, while Ligorria scored 13 and Corsario Closed with 10.
For Slovenia Alja Jerala and Tali Lekse finished with 12 apiece, followed by Nika Cigale who scored 11.
Argentinean services were also a big key with 11 collective aces against 2 by the slovenians who came from behind after tying the third set 20-20.
Jose Casar’s team made some adjustments that kept the European girls alive when the match seemed to be solved quickly by the hosts.
In the fourth Argentina reached the first technical time-out with a 5 points advantage leading the set 8-5. Bianca Farriol worked hard with some blocks to control the game behind the net while Menardi converted to trail the set by seven units.
Slovenia missed some key passing plays and despite having a very good blocking game, gave up 31 points in unforced errors.
Briana Bracco failed the last Slovenian service that gave Argentina the win.