Brayelin scores 23 in Dominican win over Peru
SANTA MARTA, Colombia, November 14, 2017 – The Dominican
Republic claimed a 3-1 (25-14, 25-27, 25-17, 25-16) victory over
Peru to remain unbeaten in the women’s volleyball tournament of
the Bolivarian Games in Santa Marta on Tuesday.
It was the second victory in as many outings for a Dominican
side that won in their debut in straight sets over Venezuela.
Brayelin Martinez led four Dominicans in double figures in the
scores with 23 points, followed by Gaila Gonzalez and Jineiris
Martínez, with 16 and 15 points, respectively. Natalia Martinez
started the last two sets and contributed 11 points in the
Angela Leyva was the best Peruvian with 17 points. Andrea
Urrutia and Maguilaura Frías added 15 and 14 in the losing
Each team scored with 14 blocks with Jineiris and Brayelin
registering 6 and 4, respectively, for the winners who dominated
in attacks 54-40.