Honduras sweeps Guatemala and finished in sixth place

LIMA, Peru, May 18, 2019 - The Honduran team claimed a crushing victory over Guatemala 3-0 (25-9, 25-11, 25-9) and took the sixth place of the V edition of the U20 Pan American Cup- Herbalife Cup.

 An hour with 4 minutes lasted the meeting that was held at the Manuel Bonilla Coliseum in Miraflores. Those led by Catarine Leiva repeated the victory achieved in the Group Phase over Guatemala, with superiority in attack (31-12) and service (8-4), and blanked in blocks with 4 points.

The top scorer was the Honduran attacker Estefany Godoy with 12 points, with 7 attacks and 5 service. For Guatemala, the highest individual scorer was Andrea Serra with 7 effective attacks.

Guatemala gave 32 points in unforced errors to its rival, Honduras reduced them to 13.

Catarine Leiva, Honduras coach: We're satisfied because the team went from less to more. Each one of the girls grew from match to match, but we wanted to leave here with a new perspective, that the girls realize our reality and how much we still have to work.

 William Fernandez, coach of Guatemala: Unfortunately the team was lowering its level as the competition advanced, the girls were very frustrated. Our next step will be to restructure the team, we have many things to change.