Trinidad & Tobago score first victory ever against Venezuela
LIMA, Peru, June 24, 2017 – Trinidad & Tobago defeated Venezuela
3-1 (25-22, 25-17, 19-25, 25-18) in the match for 9th place of
the XVI Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup by Movistar at
Manuel Bonilla Coliseum on Saturday.
It was the first victory ever for Trinidad & Tobago against the
South American side. The islanders dominated their opponents in
blocks 16-6 with Sinead Jack leading the pack of blockers with
seven of her own.
Krystle Esdelle had 21 points and Channon Thompson added 18 as
the best scorers for the winning side. Jack and Darlene Randim
also scored in double figures for TTO with 16 and 14,
Maria José Perez and Desiree Glod finished with 14 and 12
points, respectively, for the defeated side.
Francisco Cruz, Coach of Trinidad & Tobago: “Today we controlled
the net and it was very difficult for Venezuela. Also our serves
were more effective than yesterday. The ninth place means that
we are advancing slowly but advancing after all.”