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Dominicans improve to 2-0 at U20

CORDOBA, Mexico, July 15, 2017 – Defending champions Dominican Republic scored their second victory in as many tries with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-8, 25-19) win over Peru at the U20 FIVB Women’s World Championship on Saturday.

Vielka Peralta and Madeline Guillen had 19 and 12 points, respectively, while Leslie Leyva finished with 10 points for Peru.

In another match, United States swept Cuba 3-0 (31-29, 25-20, 25-23) to even their record at 1-1 while Cuba dropped to 0-2.

Brionne Butler and Lead Edmond each had 12 points for the United States while Heidy Casanova finished while Heidy Casanova finished with 23 points for the defeated side.

In the last match of Saturday, Russia beat Mexico 3-1 (25-15, 23-25, 25-17, 25-14). The winners improved to 2-0 and the losers are now at 1-1.

Maria Vorobyeva and Anna Kotikova each had 16 points for Russia while Uxue Guereca and Karla Mireles had 9 apiece for Mexico.