Mayaguez is one win away from first title


MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico, May 5, 2013 – The Mayaguez Indians need one more victory to claim their first title in the Puerto Rico Women’s Volleyball Superior League after defeating the Corozal Pinkin 3-1 (25-17, 25-18, 26-28, 25-21) on Sunday.


The Indians lead the best-of-seven final series with a 3-0 win-loss record winning the first three matches by identical 3-1 score.


Sarai Álvarez topped Mayaguez with 21 points, including two blocks and one ace, while American Danielle Scott-Arruda contributed three blocks among her 16 points. Yarimar Rosa and Shonda Cole each tallied 13 points for the winners.



Dominican Prisilla Rivera led the defeated side with 18 points while Kim Willoughby and Jessica Candelario finished with 14 and 10 respectively.


The fourth match of the series is scheduled on Tuesday in Corozal.