Mexico wins Baja California Women’s International Cup, While
Dominican Republic takes the Gold in the U-18 Category
TIJUANA, Mexico, April 14 2012 - Mexico Pre-Olympic Team was
crowned as champions of the Baja California Women’s
International Volleyball Cup after defeating the U20 Cuban team
3-2 (15-25, 25-21, 29-27-15-25, 15-11).
Cuba’s Yunieska Robles was the best scorer with 38 points but
could not avoid the defeat of her side. She was followed by
Dayamis Sánchez, who scored 20.
Mexico’s Seomara Sainz, elected MVP, finished with 23 points
while Claudia Cecilia Ríos converted 15. The work of both
players was the key to the victory for the team coached by
Estanislao Vachino, who won its first international title with
the Mexican squad.
The gold of the U-18 Category went to Dominican Republic , that
also competed in the overall category finishing in third place.
The he fourth and fifth positions were for the Junior and Youth
Teams of Baja California.
Last year, in the overall category, Mexico finished with the
bronze medal after defeating defending champions Dominican
Republic while Argentina defeated Cuba that finished for the
second year in a row with the silver medal.
Final Ranking Overall Category:
1. Mexico, 2.
Cuba, 3. Dominican Republic, 4. Baja California Junior 5. Baja
Final Ranking U18 Category: 1.
Mexico Baja California Youth, 3. Mexico Performance Elite Youth