Puerto Rico complete the Norceca U-18 Final Four
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, September 5, 2016 - Puerto
Rico complete the U-18 Continental Championship Final Four.
The Puerto Rican beat Guatemala 3-0 (25-10, 25-21 ) to reach the
semifinal stage for the first time since Championship of 2010.
"We fought against a team that has much more experience than
mine. These match the girls use to gain experience", commented
the Guatemala head coach, Edgar Callejas.
"We try to use this match as preparation for the next match
against USA, but to my surprise we made 25 errors in services.
We need to avoid those mistakes and play faster to real option
to win", said Ariel Ortiz, coach of Puerto Rico.
Loraine Lopez was the best scorer for Puerto Rico with 10 points
and captain, Paulina Pérez achievement seven units.
Puerto Rico vs. United States will be the second semifinal on
Tuesday, September 6. The
match will be played at 20:00 (local time).