El Nuevo Diario, Santo Domingo.- Continuing the 2023 Norseca Panam Final Six Cup, in its third edition, in the second game of the day on Monday, August 21, Team USA defeated Puerto Rico 3 with a score of 0 (25). -12, 25-15, 25-7).
The first set was easy for the Americans, as Kayla Hanlin shone with 5 points, 3 in attack and 2 in blocking. Stephanie Samedi 4 points and Madeline Gates 4 points. It lasted 23 minutes.
As for the Puerto Rican national team, the only one with more than one point is Camila Soto with 3.
Group B was no exception and the six-team USA continued their dominance, winning 25-15. The top scorers were Samedi, Hanlin and Logan Eggleston with 3 points. which also ended at 23 minutes.
By the third set, the USA had reached their first technical break leading 8-1, their easiest start of the three sets, demonstrating superiority in all aspects of the game. The second technical time-out was 16-5 and lasted 20 minutes.
In the end, USA’s Kayla Hanlin finished with 8 points (5 rebounds and 3 blocks), Stephanie Samedi 7 points, Madeline Gates 6 (4 kills, 1 block, 1 serve), Logan Eggleston 6 points, Gina Gray 4 (3 in service). For Puerto Rico, Camila Soto led the offense with 3 points, Nurian Ceballos and Alondra Santiago 2.