Saturday, September 30, 2023

Dominican Republic defeats Cuba in Pan American Volleyball Cup

The Cuban women’s volleyball team lost 3-2 to the host Dominican Republic this Monday, on day two of the Pan American Cup of North, Central America, and the Caribbean (NORCECA) in Santo Domingo 2023, a tournament that will take place until the 26th.

According to the website, the Cubans lost the first half by 14:25, won the second by 25:21, were beaten by 16:25 in the third half, and responded by 25:22 in the fourth half. It was the fifth game from last, 10-15, in an hour and 59 minutes of play.

The Dominicans secured the win with block dominance, 14 points for seven, and their rivals’ 36 penalties as they equalized on attacks (51-51) and serves (7-7).

Individually, opposing attacker Dezirett Madan stood out, who was the game’s top scorer with 21 goals, 19 in attack and two in service, supported by fellow Cuban Greisy Finé (14/14-0-0), while the Dominicans stood from Gaila Ceneida González (18/15-2-1) and Isabel Monkaira (17/15-1-1).

With this result, the selection of the Greater Antilles accumulates a win and a loss because this Sunday they defeated Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, and 25-18).

In Monday’s other two games, Mexico and the United States defeated Canada 3-1 and 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 17-25, and 25-18) and the Puerto Ricans (25-12, 25-18). 15 or 25-7).

Today’s program features the USA-Mexico, Canada-Cuba, and Dominican Republic-Puerto Rico in that order.

The Americans and Dominicans lead the preliminary round with two straight wins, followed by the Cubans and Mexicans (1-1) and the Canadians and Puerto Ricans (0-2).

The semifinals are scheduled for the 25th between the top four ranked teams, while the fifth and sixth-placed teams battle for the final spot in the competition, which ends on the 26th with the bronze and gold medals being discussed.

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