TOKYO, Japan, July 31, 2021 – Dominican Republic
beat Kenya 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-8) in a match
between winless teams in Pool A of the women’s
volleyball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games
on Saturday morning.
The Dominicans now have a 1-3 win-loss record
and need to beat host Japan in their next outing
to advance to the quarterfinals round.
Lisvel Eve and Prisilla Rivera led the balanced
attack of the Dominican Republic with 13 and 12
points, respectively. Bethania de la Cruz added
8 points and Jineiry Martínez and Gaila Gonzalez
chipped in with 7 points apiece.
Leonida Kasaya was the best Kenyan with 8
points, followed by Morcy Moim and Sharon
Kiprono each with 7 points.