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Nicaragua finishes in seventh place


MONTERREY, Mexico, March 24, 2017 – Nicaragua earned its first win in U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup to finish in seventh place.


The Nicaraguan team defeated Jamaica by scores of 18-25, 25-20, 16-25, 25-21 and 16-14 in the classification round for places 7th to 9th, in one hour and 48 minutes of game time.


Jonny Zeledon topped with 26 points, while Byron Hernandez scored 18 for the Central American team.


For Jamaica, Shavar James closed with 22 units and Devounte Bennet with 13. Both squads ended their participarion in the tournament that concluded on Saturday at “Nuevo Leon” Gym.