Turkey land atop Pool D after delivering a 3-0 to Peru


Turkey's Yaprak Erkek attempts a block against Peru en-route to the victory of her side

Rosario, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - Turkey added another win to extend their momentum in Rosario and net Pool D first place - a 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-19) victory over Peru that allowed them to maintain their undefeated status and their perfect numbers as well.

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The talented duo of Ebrar Karakurt and Yaprak Erkek topped the charts of the game, with 14 and 11 points. Peru’s Kiara Montes finished also with 11 points, as the only player with double figures in the fourth-placed team of the pool.

Once again, Karakurt and Erkek fulfilled the task for Turkey and, although Peru reacted on the final moments with a brave Kiara Montes, a long shot gave shape to a European 25-20. Peru recovered at the birth of the next set, but Karakurt and Atlier reappeared to change the course of the game 16-12 and then rush to 25-17. Changing a handful of players, Turkey remained in control and Erkek grabbed the wheel to complete the 25-19.


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