Ponce takes 2-1 lead in friendly series
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 13, 2017 – American Taylor Simpson
collected 20 points as Ponce Lionesses defeated Dominican
Republic 3-2 (21-25, 25-20, 16-25, 25-22, 15-10) to take a 2-1
lead in the friendly female volleyball series.
Simpson had 4 blocks and two aces as Ponce outclassed the
Dominican team in aces (11-3) and held the edge in the blocking
Deme Morales had 12 points for the winners while Nelmarie Cruz
added 7 in the victory.
Yonkaira Peña had a match-high 23 points for the Dominican
Republic while Erasma Moreno finished with 13 points in the
loss. Gaila Gonzalez and Annerys Vargas added 11 and 8 points,
The series serve to prepare Ponce for the upcoming Puerto Rican
National League while the Dominicans are warming up for the