Oklahoma, USA, July 19, 2022 – Brazil and
Dominican Republic played a high-level match
with Dominican Republic taking several leads
before Brazil could come back and win 3-0
(25-22, 25-20, 25-20) at the Girls U19 Pan
American Cup on Tuesday at the Cox Business
Convention Center in Tulsa.
will play Costa Rica (0-2) in the pool play
finale on Wednesday. Dominican Republic (1-1)
will face Puerto Rico (1-1).
play from Dominican Republic, Brazil led in
attacks (46-37), blocks (9-7) and aces (4-3).
Dominican Republic had 16 scoring errors and
Brazil had 15.
three players score 15 points each: outside
hitter Vittoria Kuehne, opposite Manoela Forlin
and outside hitter Rebeca Borges. Borges had a
match-high 14 spikes. Forlin had a match-high
Katielle Vargas led Dominican Republic with 16
Manager Jose Caetano: The match was very high
level and that is important for us. Dominican
Republic is a good team in our group. It’s
important to have a good match against a good
team to give us confidence as we move on in the
Pacheco, coach of Dominican Republic: “It was a
tough game. I think we played well and could
have played a little better but some of our
players lacked playing experience. I am very
happy with the players that did it well.”