Youth Olympians Navas and Gonzalez advance in Puerto Rico


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, November 11, 2018 - No surprises occurred in their second game in the National School Volleyball Championship for the youth Olympians Maria Gonzalez and Allanis Navas.


Both athletes and their institutions advanced to the Girls' Quarter Finals to be played on Monday, November 12 at the Borinquen Coqui Complex in Cupey.


Piaget de Manatí with González beat Frobel de Aguadilla (who has the prospect of the U-20 team, Ariana Pagán). The scores of the match were 25-15, 25-10. Gonzalez only saw action in the second set.


Piaget will play tomorrow, Monday, November 12 at 5:45 pm against the Sacred Heart of Ponce School that dominated Wesleyan de Guaynabo (25-18, 25-17).


On the other hand, Navas and the Disciples of Christ Academy took another step in the championship by beating CIEM de Carolina. The set scores were 25-19, 25-11.


Disciples goes against Valvanera de Toa Baja in Monday’s quarterfinals, The Puerto Rican Girls' School, led by the national coach, José Mieles, advanced to the quarterfinals by defeating Cristo Rey de Ponce (25-10, 25-22).


The Colegio Notre Dame de Caguas beat the school Emilio R. Delgado (25-16, 25-10). The Caguas institution will face Saint Francis who defeated Captain Correa de Hatillo (25-18, 25-21).


A total of 350 teams from 105 schools in 35 municipalities, are active with more than 4,000 students-athletes and about 200 coaches. A total of 310 matches will be played during the 10 days of the competition.