Honduras reaped its first triumph

LIMA, Peru, May 15, 2019 - The taste of triumph arrived on Wednesday for the Honduran national team, which beat Guatemala 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-13) in its last game for the Serie B of the U20 Pan American Cup- Herbalife Cup.

Wednesday 15 de May del 2019 18:00 PM

Honduras took advantage of the errors in the reception of Guatemala, and although in the second set the match was tighter, the Hondurans won with the impetuous attack by the center of their captain Nathaly Perez, who was the only one to reach the double digits with a total of 18 points.

The winners doubled their rival in aces (12-6), got 2 direct points in blocking to none by Guatemala. The attack was in favor of Honduras 28-21, who registered 24 unforced errors, while their opponents had 33.


Nathaly Pérez, captain of Honduras: The first two games we lost against Cuba and Peru gave us an important lesson, today we tried to avoid the mistakes we had made before and we are very happy to win and move on to the next round.

Jimena Castellanos, captain of Guatemala: Anxiety played against us, is a rival we know and we know we could give more fight as we did in the second set; It was not possible but we are sure that we will meet again and we will have the revenge.

Catarine Leiva's team secured their place in the quarterfinal stage as third in Group B with 5 points for today's victory. On the other hand, those directed by William Fernández finished in the fourth square and will play on Saturday 18 for the sixth place of the U20 Pan American Cup.



Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net

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