TORONTO, Canada, July 23, 2015 – Melissa Vargas carried Cuba to
a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-17, 25-21) victory over Argentina in the
match for fifth place at the women’s volleyball tournament of
the Pan American Games held at Toronto Exhibition Center on
Vargas had a tournament-high 32 points, including four aces and
one block, to lead the winning attack. She got support from
Regla Gracia who registered 14 points, while Alena Rojas,
Daymara Lescay and Sulian Matienzo each contributed 9 points in
Emilce Sosa and Leticia Boscacci finished with 17 and 15 points,
respectively, for Argentina and Sol Piccolo had 11 in the loss.
Cuba held the advantage in spikes 58-53 as well as in service
winners 8-2 whereas both teams scored via 11 blocks.