Mancuso and Tellez lead Ponce to victory
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 12, 2017 – American Gina Mancuso
recorded 20 points and Cuban Dulce Tellez added 17 as Ponce
Lionesses outplayed the Dominican Republic women’s national team
3-2 (25-19, 21-25, 21-25, 25-19, 19-17) to even up at 1-1 the
volleyball friendly series between the two teams.
Janeliss Torres and Taylor Simpson contributed 11 and 8 points,
respectively, in the victory.
Gina Mambru had 17 points to lead five Dominicans who finished
the match with double digits in the scoring charts. Yonkaira
Peña and Annerys Vargas each registered 12 points, while Jineiry
Martinez and Erasma Moreno had 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Ponce outscored Dominican Republic in serving aces (8-7) and
The series continues on Friday with the third match at Salvador
Dijols Pavilion in Ponce.