Honduras defeats Guatemala and is close to the title

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, July 19, 2019 - Honduras defeated Guatemala 3-0 (25-7, 25-19, 25-15) and moved closer to the title of the 18th Central American Women's U-20 Championship, which takes place in the Gymnasium # 2 Jorge Galeano of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Saturday 20 de July del 2019 08:00 AM

The Hondurans did not let the Guatemalans breathe, and from the very beginning of the first set, they overpowered in the attack, in the service and in the receipt, leaving the Guatemalan girls with little opportunity to harm them.

Being a game with few unforced errors (22 from Guatemala and 18 from Honduras), it was the strength in the attack of Nathalie Pérez from Honduras who served the victory on a gold platter. Pérez scored 31 points during the game. For Guatemala Jimena Castellanos with 8 points and Laura Cortez with 7 others, were the best scorers.

In blocking and service, the Hondurans were more effective, scoring 9 blocks against two by Guatemala and 11-1 in aces.

Guatemala plays against Nicaragua on Saturday and must win by any score to secure the second position of the tournament. Honduras closes the tournament against Belize and a victory assures them the title. The defeat could put at risk (depends on the rest of the results) in some way the Gold Medal. The other match is between Costa Rica and El Salvador.



Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net

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