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Carlos Lopez of Guatemala the Most Valuable Player at Managua Games


MANAGUA, Nicaragua, December 16, 2017. - Guatemalan outside hitter Carlos Lopez was recognized with the Most Valuable Player award of the men’s Volleyball tournament of the XI Central American Games Managua 2017 at Alexis Argüello sport complex.


Carlos Lopez carried his team to win the gold medal after ten years of not reaching the podium, also received the award as First Best Spiker.


Christopher Navarrete of Nicaragua picked up the awards as Best Libero, Best Receiver and Best Defense.


Costa Ricans Alberto Blanco and Javier Alvarez won the awards for Best Scorer and First Best Middle Blocker.


Luis Membreño of Honduras finishes as Best Setter and his teammate Watler Ornello was granted the award as of Second Best Middle Blocker.


The Second Best Spiker was handed to Keith Castillo of Belize, the Best Opposite to Carlos Rodriguez de El Salvador and the Best Service to Jose Donaldo Ureña of Panama.


Final Standing: 1. Guatemala, 2. El Salvador, 3. Honduras, 4. Costa Rica, 5. Nicaragua, 6. Panama, 7. Belize.


Individual Awards:

MVP: Carlos Lopez, Guatemala

Best Scorer: Alberto Blanco, Costa Rica

First Best Spiker: Carlos Lopez, Guatemala

Second Best Spiker: Keith Castillo, Belize

First Best Middle Blocker:  Javier Alvarez, Costa Rica

Second Best Middle Blocker: Watler Ornello, Honduras

Best Opposite: Carlos Rodriguez, El Salvador

Best Setter: Luis Membreño, Honduras

Best Libero: Christopher Navarrete, Nicaragua

Best Defense: Christopher Navarrete, Nicaragua

Best Receiver: Christopher Navarrete, Nicaragua

Best Service: Jose Donaldo Ureña, Panama