Dominicans beat Puerto Ricans in 9-16 Round

DURANGO, Mexico, September 27, 2021 - Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico 3-1 (18-25, 25-13, 25-12, 25-18) in a duel between neighboring countries of the NORCECA Confederation for positions 9 to 16 of the FIVB U-18 Volleyball World Championship.

The triumph allowed the Dominican team the ticket to play for positions 9 to 12, while the Puerto Ricans will battle for places 13 to 16.

Left-handed Ariana Rodríguez Fung scored 18 points as the leading scorer for the winning team, closely followed by Alondra Tapia with 17. Elsa Cuevas contributed 11 points.

For Puerto Rico, left-handed Ana Fuertes finished with 12 points and Valeria Pagán followed with 11.