Dominican Prisilla Rivera the MVP at CACG Barranquilla


BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, July 25, 2018. - Dominican Prisilla Rivera was named the Most Valuable Player of the women’s volleyball tournament of the 2018 Barranquilla XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games at Humberto Perea Coliseum.


Prisilla’s physical and commanding presence on the court carried her team to win their fifth consecutive Central American and Caribbean title.


The Dominican Republic had other players awarded for their outstanding performance. Brenda Castillo was named the Best Libero and Best Digger; Gaila González the Best Opposite and Lisvel Eve Mejía the Second Best Middle Blocker.


Colombian silver medalists Maria Alejandra Marin received the award as Best Setter, while Amanda Coneo was handed two individual recognitions as second Best Wing Spiker and Best Receiver.


From Trinidad and Tobago, Channon Thompson was the Best Wing Spiker of the event; Sinead Jack the Best Middle Blocker and Esdelle Krystle named the Best Server.


Andrea Rangel of Mexico was the Best Scorer.


Final Standings: 1. Dominican Republic; 2. Colombia; 3. Puerto Rico; 4. Mexico; 5. Trinidad and Tobago; 6. Venezuela; 7. Cuba; 8. Costa Rica.