Tegucigalpa, Honduras; August 03, 2022.- The
central blocker of Costa Rica, Lakysha Thompson
was declared the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of
the V Afecavol Women's Under 23 Championship, by
guiding her team to the fifth consecutive title
in this category.
Thompson was the top scorer for Costa Rica with
76 points, highlighting 13 through blocks, and
she was a key player in high-intensity matches
like against Guatemala, Nicaragua and Honduras
in the last match of the tournament, in which
she scored 7 points.
Lakysha said that “I feel very happy, it is an
award that I did not expect to win, any of us
could win it because we are a great team, we all
add up. This recognition of the effort of so
many years, all that I have worked for seven
years, here you can see the result”.
"This is my first under 23 title, I was also
champion in the Central American Major and I
have participated in under 18 and under 20,"
said the Most Valuable.
Guatemala, third place in the tournament, won
four individual prizes just like Honduras, while
Costa Rica was left with three and Nicaragua
This is how the individual prizes were:
Lakysha Thomspon CRC Most Valuable Player
Nathaly Pérez Best Scorer HON
María José Castro Best Digger CRC
Jimena Castellanos Best Setter GUA
María Belén Arcia Best Opposite NCA
Ana Granados Best Receiver GUA
Ana Granados Best Libero GUA
Nathaly Pérez Best Spiker 1 HON
Naomi Monney Best Spiker 2 GUA
Natalia Reyes Best Blocker 1 HON
Daniela Barrantes Best Blocker 2 CRC
Andrea Aceituno Best Server HON