DURANGO, Mexico, August 23, 2021. - Guatemala
swept Trinidad and Tobago 3-0 (25-22, 25-22,
25-21) for seventh place at the Men’s NORCECA
Continental Championship in Durango, Mexico.
Guatemala (1-4) scored on 31 opponent errors and
led 2-1 in serves, Trinidad and Tobago (0-5)
held a 9-5 advantage in blocks and scored 18
points on Guatemala’s errors; both teams
finished with 37 points on attacks.
Outside hitter Carlos López led Guatemala with
16 points on 13 kills, 2 blocks and one ace,
joined by outside hitter Gerardo González with
12 points on 10 kills and 2 blocks.
With a match-high of 24 points, outside hitter
Daynte Stewart led Trinidad and Tobago.
Carlos López, Captain of Guatemala: “We played a
good tournament, we had really good performances
and we’re confirming our seventh position in
NORCECA ranking despite not being at our best”.
Ryan Stewart, Captain of Trinidad and Tobago:
“To me we started off pretty well, we didn’t
finish with the result we wanted but the guys
still did pretty good; in the latest stages of
the game, in crucial moments we made simple