Dominican Caceres reigns among prolific scorers
LANGLEY, Canada, September 27, 2013 – Dominican Republic’s Jose
Caceres became the first player ever to register a 30-point
performance twice in a single match in the history of the
NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship.
Caceres poured 31 points in the loss of Dominican Republic to
Cuba in five sets Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the
The news was served by Roosevelt Comarazamy, Communications
Director of NORCECA from the confederation headquarters in Santo
Nicknamed “Little Nail” (El Clavito), the 6-11 feet Caceres
established the all-time record for the event when he fired 37
points against Mexico on October 17, 2009. The prolific scorer
Caceres also holds the single-match record of the Men’s Pan
American Cup with 37 points against Puerto Rico on June 6, 2009.
Five players have reached the 30-point plateau in the tournament
since the rally-point rule was established and the Volleyball
Informative System (VIS) was implemented beginning in 2001.
Second in the list is Barbados’s Elwyn Oxley, who totaled 32
points also against Mexico on September 20, 2007.
Mexico’s Leonardo Manzo and Cuba’s Wilfredo Leon are tied in
third place with 31-point performances.
Manzo had his big game against Dominican Republic in the same
match Caceres set the all-time record while Leon produced his
offensive barrage on September 3, 2011 against the United
Mexico’s Ivan Contreras complete the list of members of the
exclusive club with his 30-point production against Puerto Rico
on September 28, 2003.