Nicaragua upsets Guatemala, Costa Rica and El Salvador win
BELIZE CITY, Belize, July 20, 2017 – Nicaragua edged Guatemala
3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 15-25, 25-22, 16-14) as the XVII U20 Women’s
Volleyball Championship continued on Thursday.
Dalia Conto led Nicaragua with 19 points, while Maria Campos
added 11 and Massiel Brenes contributed 9. Guatemala’s Paola
Alvarado had a match-high 21 points followed by Kimberli Garcia
with 16 and María Juarez with 13.
Nicaragua has a 2-1 record and Guatemala dropped to 1-1.
El Salvador vs Panamá
El Salvador defeated Panama 3-1 (20-25, 25-15, 25-15, 25-15) in
the fifth match of the second day of actions. The Salvadorans
have a 1-2 mark while Panama is winless in three matches.
Adriana Dubón scored 13 points and Fabiola Vargas had 10 for El
Salvador. Nayoisse Campbell had 11 por Panama.
Costa Rica vs Belize
Por su parte, Costa Rica pasó apuros, pero al final logró un
importante triunfo en cinco set (24-26, 25-17, 25-15, 22-25,
15-2) sobre Belice, que batalló, pero se quedó sin combustible
en el último encuentro de la jornada.
Costa Rica faced some difficulties but at the end won a five-set
match 3-2 (24-26, 25-17, 25-15, 22-25, 15-2).
The Costa Ricans kept their undefeated record at 2-0 and the
home team is at 1-2.
For the winners, the captain Edya Espinoza scored 21 points and
Santa Volkovs added 17. Susan Alpizar had 12 for the winners.
Kori Diego scored 19 an Mia Musa added 13 for Belize.