Poland sweeps Dominican Republic, USA loses to Netterlands

KORTRIJK, Netterlands, July 15, 2021 Poland mastered a 3-0 (25-21, 25-11, 25-16) shutout of the Dominican Republic to claim third place in the Pool F final standings.

The Polish team will meet Brazil, fourth in Pool E, in the playoff for the 5-to-8 positions. The Dominican side will clash against United States, losers to Netherlands 3-2 (25-15, 25-22, 21-25, 221-25, 15-10) in Rotterdam).

Polish Martina Czyrnianska registered 16 points as the best scorer for the winners. Flormarie Heredia finished with 8 points for the Dominican Republic while Geraldine Gonzalez and Romina Cornelio each had 7 tallies.

Elles Dambrink led Poland with 27 points followed by Jolien Knollema with 20. Emily Londot and Allison Jacobs scored 19 and 13, respectively, to lead the United States.