Puerto Rico crushes Honduras in 49 minutes
TIJUANA, Mexico, April 30, 2012 – Puerto Rico trounced Honduras
in three consecutive sets (25-4, 25-6, 25-4) in just 49 minutes
for its second victory in Pool A of the NORCECA Women’s Olympic
Qualification Tournament on Monday. Honduras dropped to 0-2.
Stephanie Enright and Sarai Alvarez each registered 13 points to
top the scores of Puerto Rico with Enright totaling 8 winners
with her booming serves. Puerto Rico totaled 25 aces for the
David Aleman, coach of Puerto Rico, gave opportunity to play to
every player on the roster in anticipation to the third and last
match of the pool against Dominican Republic on Tuesday.
“We kept the same rhythm as yesterday and everyone got the
chance to play and contribute,” Captain Vimarie Mojica of Puerto
Catarine Leiva, the Captain of Honduras, said: “For the first
two days we have faced teams with very strong serves and we
couldn’t pass the way we would like to.”
“The key against Dominican Republic will be to avoid the
unforced errors and to maintain the effective serves against a
team with very good middle attack,” Aleman commented.
Matt Winkler, the coach of Honduras, said: “Three of our key
players stayed back in Honduras because they couldn’t leave from
their jobs but we are here to see where we are and to learn from