SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 5,
In a close game from start to finish, Puerto
obtained its second victory of the Final Six by
defeating the United States 25-22, 28-26, 21-25,
25-20 in the second match of the day on Monday.
A shot from veteran Karina Ocasio gave “Las
Nenas” the point they needed to win the first
set 25-22 and show them the path to victory on
the second date of the fair.
Those led by Fernando Morales extended their
unbeaten record to 2-0 and the Americans, who in
their debut accounted for Canada 3-0, are now
Morales, in turn, declared that the team
defended and had a consistent service, aspects
of the game that he hopes will also come out
against the Dominican Republic.
Brittany Abercrombie and Ocasio, with 18 and 17
points, respectively, led Puerto Rico's