RIMINI, Italy, June 8, 2021 - The Dominican
Republic dominated Thailand in straight sets to
improve their win-loss record to 5-4 at the FIVB
Volleyball Women's Nations League in Rimini,
The Dominicans beat the Thais 3-0 (25-16, 25-17,
25-23) and extended their dominance in the
head-to-head matches against the Asian team to
9-3, including the last 5 times.
For the second day in a row, the attacker
Yonkaira Peña was the top producer in the
Dominican offense with 18 points, followed by
Brayelin Martínez with 12 despite the fact that
she was rested in the third set as well as her
sister Jineiry (5 points).
Prisilla Rivera contributed 11 points and
veteran Annerys Vargas contributed 7 points,
five blocks included.
Pleumjit Thinkaow and Onuma Sittirak stood out
for Thailand with 12 and 7 points, respectively,
and Karina Krause finished with 6 points.
The Dominicans led in attacks 45-33, blocks 11-3
and aces 3-1. They gave away 19 points via
unforced errors compared to 16 by the Thais.