Dominicans rally to crush Serbia

RIMINI, Italy, June 19, 2021 - A day after suffering a painful five-set loss to Japan, the Dominican Republic team returned on Saturday with their strongest performance in the FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League.

The Caribbean Queens crushed Serbia 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-18) with a balanced offense and very few errors.

Playing without Bethania de la Cruz and Brayelin Martínez, their two main attacking weapons, Gaila González, Yonkaira Peña and Prisilla Rivera each scored 12 points to lead the eighth Dominican victory. Jneiry Martínez contributed 10.

The winners led in attacks 45-34 and in serves 4-0 while making 11 errors against 21 of the losers.

The Dominican Republic team concludes its participation in the 2021 Nations League by playing against Germany in the first game this Sunday.