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Dominicans win second match in Pool D


ROSARIO, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - In order to decide their place in the upcoming Round of 16, Dominican Republic smoothly defeated China 3-0 (25-13, 25-11, 25-21) and finished on Pool D third slot with a 2-2 campaign, while the Asians will play for the 17th place of the competition. 


Madeline Guillen, Yanlis Feliz and Natalia Martinez formed a power trio of scorers for Dominican Republic, with 15, 13 and 10 points respectively. Middle-blocker Geraldine Gonzalez added 9 for the Dominican Republic and all of them were above China’s best scorer - Che Wenhan with 7 caps. 


In Santa Fe, the United States defeated Mexico after a long five sets match in Pool B by scores of 17-25, 24-26, 25-19, 30-28 and 15-10.


Madison Kubik finished as best scorer with 31 points for the USA. She was followed by Logan Eggleston, who tallied 17, while Mica Allison registered 13 and Kendall Kip 10.


Uxue Amaya Guerreca topped for Mexico with 28 points, Grecia Castro scored 15, Natalie Nava 11 and Melanie Parra 10.