Christian Thondike named MVP at NORCECA U19
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 10, 2018.-
Cuban setter Christian Thondike was named the Most Valuable
Player of the NORCECA U19 Boys’ Continental Championship while
carrying his team to winning their fifth title on Sunday night
at Gimnasio Nacional of San José Costa Rica.
Cuba’s unbeaten record was carried out by remarkable players
that were honored with several individual awards and conforming
the All Stars teams except for the Best Libero that was handed
out to Jordan Carcache of Nicaragua.
Christian Thondike also won the awards of Best Setter with 6.33%
of effectively and Best Server with a total of 11 aces.
The two Outside Hitters awards were granted to José Miguel
Gutiérrez and Víctor Andrés respectively, while Luis Allen and
Yeyco Jiménez received the awards for first and second Middle
Blockers. Alexei Ramírez was the Best Opposite.
In other awards, Cuban Ricardo Gomez was the Best Receiver and
Nicaraguan Jordan Carcache received a second award as Best
Digger of the event.
From Guatemala, David Ismalej topped all scorers with 66 points
as the Best Scorer.
1. Cuba; 2. Estados Unidos; 3. Puerto Rico; 4. Guatemala; 5.
Nicaragua; 6. Costa Rica; 7. Honduras.
Most Valuable Player Christian Thondike, Cuba
1st Outside Hitter José Miguel Gutiérrez, Cuba
2nd Outside Hitter Víctor Andreu, Cuba
1st Middle Blocker Luis Allen, Cuba
2nd Middle Blocker Yeyco Jiménez, Cuba
Setter Christian Thondike, Cuba
Opposite Player Alexei Ramírez, Cuba
Libero Jordan Carcache, Nicaragua
Best Scorer David Ismalej, Guatemala
Best Server Christian Thondike, Cuba
Best Digger Jordan Carcache, Nicaragua
Best Receiver Ricardo Gomez, Cuba