Puerto Rico beat Trinidad and Tobago 3-0 at the U18 Continental
TIJUANA, Mexico, August 6 2012 — Puerto Rico defeated Trinidad
and Tobago 3-0 (25-7, 25-7, 25-8) to clinch their first victory
in Pool B at the Norceca Womens’ U18 Continental Championship.
Julymar Otero and Nanishka Pérez, scored 11 and 10 points
respectively for Puerto Rico. They also registered 6 aces
Despite the loss, the Trinidadian captain, Reann Young felt glad
about this first International experience. “It was good to be
in this first game in a great facility and with great fans,”
said Young who finished with 2 points.
“We had a good match today and I feel glad for this victory the
first one for us as a young team”, stated Wilmarie Rivera from
Trinidad and Tobago had their Preliminary Inquiry on monday
morning after delay in a conecting flight. The Caribbean team
had time to step on the court under the direction of Ali
“Is my second time in Tijuana coming as a coach, but now with a
younger team and a group of U16 girls, but I think this will be
a great experience to achieve,” said Macsood.
Puerto Rican coach Victor Vazquez remarked “We know it is tough
for Trinidad and Tobago to arrive today and start playing
without enough time, and we expect to go on with our goal to
qualify to the world championship”.