USA defeats Puerto Rico in Final Six Cup – El Nuevo Diario (Dominican Republic)

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.

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