Valencianas overcome Changas in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 28, 2019 – Valencianas de Juncos
climbed back from a 0-2 hole to hand Changas de Naranjito their
first loss of the season to start the sixth week of actions in
the Puerto Rican Superior League.
Valencianas won by scores of 3-2 (23-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-22,
15-12) with Paulina Prieto leading the attack with 21 points,
followed by Lynda Morales (17) and Ivonessa García (14). Andrea
Rangel of Changas had a match-high 29 points in the losing
Juncos improved their record to 5-8 with 14 points while Changas
suffered their first defeat to put their win-loss mark at 12-1
with 36 points in the first position.
In other matches:
Indias of Mayaguez came back to defeat Polluelas of Aibonito 3-1
(17-25, 25-13, 25-19, 26-24). The Indias now have 15 points
(5-8) while Aibonito stayed with 3 points (0-13).
In Toa Baja, the Amazonas of Trujillo Alto kept their fourth
place after defeating Llaneras in straight sets 3-0 (25-21,
Alba Hernández (13), Zoe Sostre (12) and Adriana Viña (10) were
the best scorers for Amazonas. Génesis Collazo had 14 for Toa
Trujillo Alto has 16 points with a 6-6 record and Toa Baja stays
with 17 points (6-5).