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-
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
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.