Dominicans blank

Koreans at VNL

RIMINI, Italy, June 1, 2021 - Brayelin Martínez and Yonkaira Peña scored 16 points each leading the Dominican Republic to a 3-0 (25-23, 28-26, 25-18) victory over South Korea in the Women’s Volleyball Nations League of the FIVB on Tuesday.

It was the second victory against three defeats for the Dominican side that a day before had succumbed in five sets to the representative of Belgium.

Gaila González contributed 15 points to the Dominican victory, and middle blockers Annerys Vargas and JIneiry Martínez added 6 and 4, respectively.

For Korea, Yeon Koung Kim was the best attacker with 14 points and Jeongah Park added 9 points.

The winners led in attacks 49-35 and also in blocks 6-4. The losers had a 5-4 margin in serves.

It is the Dominican Republic's third consecutive victory over South Korea in official competitions, raising their mark to 7-4 in those confrontations.