Honduras beats Belize in four sets
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, September 7, 2017.- Honduras came from
behind to beat Belize 3-1 (20-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-18) and add
their second win at the XVII AFECAVOL U-21 Men’s Central
American Championship at the IND Volleyball venue in Managua,
Belize took Honduras by surprise in the first set and then turn
the actions around to finish on top in four sets. Honduras has
2-0 win-loss record while Belize remains win-less with 0-3.
Both teams were similar in spikes with a 43-40 margin for
Belize, they finished tied with 6 aces. Honduras held advantage
in blocking (10-4).
Alex Godoy led Honduras with 14 points, joined by Sebastian
Aguirre with 12 points. Francis hauze of Belize scored a
match-high of 25 points and Michael Jenkins contributed with 20
Alejandro Castillo, Head coach of Honduras commented “this is a
very complicated event and good results come from team work. Our
lack of experience and overconfident attitude were the reason to
lose set one, but we achieved our goal”.
Delio Arruebarrena, Head coach of Belize said “we started very
well, but we lost concentration for a momento and the boys
weren’t capable of keeping the same rhythm thru out the rest of
the match; this is a normal result for young players like my