Panama outplays Honduras
PANAMA CITY, Panama, October 20, 2017 - Panama (2-1) got into
the medal-battle by winning 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16) to
Honduras (2-1) in the last duel of the day on Friday at the XII
Central American U19 Men's Volleyball Championship.
The combativeness of Honduras was not enough to take the side of
the hosts, who had in their captain Denzel Arboine and David NG
their best performers with 29 and 13 points, respectively.
Jorge Santos and Rufo Paredes with eight units were the top
scorers for Honduras who yielded 45 points for errors by 23 of
their opponents, and was outscored 54-23 in attacks, 14-2 in
services, although they were better in blocks 8-7.
Eugenio Ortiz, coach of Panama, said that "the boys got tired
enough, they injured one that is a fundamental plug and the rest
of the people began to go down. Tomorrow we have to get into
everything, we will try to recover the team and see what