TTO beat Australia for firs ever win
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, July 14, 2017 – FIVB World
Grand Prix debutants Trinidad and Tobago picked up their first
ever win in the competition as they overcame Australia 3-1
(16-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-17) in Group 3 in Port of Spain on
Last week, Australia claimed their first victory in the
competition when they defeated Trinidad and Tobago 3-0. On
Friday, Australia won the first set for the fourth time in five
matches, but it wasn’t enough as the hosts roared back.
Krystle Esdelle (18 points) and Channon Thompson (17 points)
dominated the scoring for Trinidad and Tobago, while the highest
scorer in the match was Australia’s Rachel Rourke with 21
points, 10 more than the next highest scorer on the team, Eliza
Trinidad and Tobago dominated in the blocking (13-7) and serving
(11-6) categories but were guilty of 34 errors to Australia’s
Also in Group 3, in Caracas, Venezuela - Hungary made a flying
start on the second weekend of the FIVB World Grand Prix by
crushing Mexico in straight sets (25-14, 25-20, 25-13).
Hungary's Rita Liliom was the top scorer of the match with 15
points followed by her teammate Edina Dobi who scored 8. On the
losing side Andrea Maldonado topped the charts with 8 points
with Dulce Carranza (6 points) trailing her a bit.