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Costa Rica secures spot in quarterfinals


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, September 4, 2016 - Costa Rica advanced to the quarterfinals of the NORCECA U-18 Continental Championship after defeating French St. Martin.


The Costa Ricans dominated the match with scores of 25-8, 25-7, 25-8, to finish in the third place in Pool B.


Isla Johnson was the best scorer for Costa Rica with 24 points.


"It's always good to get a win. Now get ready to face a powerhouse like the USA or Dominican Republic, we must work and look to play like we did yesterday in the third set," said Andres Lopez , head coach of Costa Rica.


While French St. Maarten coach, Jean Luuc Lezin commented, "The girls continue to learn new things. These games are good for our development."