Bethania and Brayelin guide Dominican triumph over Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Bethania de la Cruz scored 23 points and
Brayelin Martinez added 18 as the Dominican Republic team beat
Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-19) in the continuation of the
Caribbean Volleyball Women's Series on Saturday night at the
Roberto Clemente Coliseum of Hato Rey.
It was the second victory in as many outings for the Dominican
team in the inaugural event. They had won on Friday 3-1 (19-25,
25-19, 25-14, 25-16) with 24 points from the star player
Bethania, captain of the team.
De la Cruz had 3 blocks and two service aces and Martinez
finished with three blocks and a direct service.
Pilar Victoriá and Karina Ocasio were the best scorers for
Puerto Rico with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
The winners had a 42-30 advantage in attacks, while the hosts
were superior in blocks 12-10 and service aces 5-3.
The Caribbean Series concludes tomorrow Sunday with the third
match of the competition starting at 8 o'clock at night. The
event is being broadcast by WAPA TV and in the Dominican
Republic through the Colimdo TV internet channel of the
Dominican Olympic Committee.