prevail in a thrilling five-setter
KALININGRAD, Russia, July 16, 2017 – The Dominican Republic
defeated Belgium in a five-set (3-2, 25-13, 21-25, 25-21, 18-25,
15-11) thriller on Sunday.
The winners' top scorers,
Bethania De La Cruz and Elizabeth Martinez, put 22 points on the
board each, while Yonkaira Peña and Annerys Vargas contributed
17 and 11 points, respectively. Kaja Grobelna scored 21 for
In Macau, China achieved a victory at FIVB World Grand Prix Pool
E1 in Sendai after subduing United States 3-2 (25-27, 25-23,
25-21, 23-25, 15-11) taking revenge for the 3-0 sweep by the
Americans last week.
USA Madison Kindon scored match high 23 points and her teammate
Kelly Murphy did shine too with 22 points but it were China who
finally emerged victorious with Xinyue Yuan scoring 21 points
followed by Ting Zhu with 19.