USA, Canada and Puerto Rico secure spots among top 16 at FIVB U18

ISMAILIA, Egypt, September 8, 2019 - The United States dominated Korea 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-13) on Sunday to improve to 2-1 in Pool B of the FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship taking place in Ismailia.

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Team USA, now qualified to the Eight Finals (Top 16) concludes pool play against Canada on Monday. The top four teams in each of the four pools of five countries advance to the Eight Finals for crossover play with the winners advancing to the quarterfinals and losers falling into the 9-16 classification matches.

Emily Londot scored a team-high 13 points, while Devyn Robinson totaled 10 points.

Team USA previously defeated Mexico 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-16) but lost to Italy 3-2 (20-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-23, 15-13).

Canada is also qualified to the Top 16 Round after victories over Korea 3-1 (19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22) and Mexico 3-2 (15-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-15, 15-11) and a loss to Italy 3-0 (25-20, 25-7, 25-19).

Mexico is 0-3 and next plays Italy on Monday. The Mexicans lost to Korea 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-23).

In Cairo, Puerto Rico is playing in Pool A having lost its first two matches to Egypt 3-1 (26-24, 20-25, 30-28, 25-21) and to Brazil 3-0 (25-12, 25-20, 25-13).

They overcame Cameroon to claim a five-set victory on Sunday that earned them a spot in the Top 16 and then meet China on Monday.

The Puerto Ricans erased a two-set deficit to win 3-2 (19-25, 24-26, 25-11, 25-21, 15-9) with a 26-point performance from Sofia Victoriá.

FIVB U18 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

 
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