Colombia claims second victoria at CACG
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, July 29, 2018. - Colombia claimed their
second victory in pool B after defeating Guatemala 3-0 (25-17,
25-21, 26-24) in the men’s volleyball tournament at the 2018
Barranquilla XXII Central American and Caribbean Games at
Humberto Perea Coliseum.
Colombia finished day two of competition with strong effort in
set three recovering from a 15-20 deficit as Guatemala
controlled the actions. The Central American team surprised the
host, dominating serves and capitalizing on their offense at the
Colombia will conclude pool-play against Puerto Rico, match that
will decide top place in pool B that advances directly into the
The hosts were superior to Guatemala with enormous 42-29 margin
in attacks and 11-8 in blocks. In serves, Guatemala led only by
one point (6-5). In errors there was a slim difference, Colombia
with 19 and Guatemala with 18.
With 12 points, wing spiker Adonis Herrera led Colombia’s
victory, joined by middle blocker Renzo Mendoza and opposite
Liberman Agamez with 9 tallies each. Guatemala’s wing spiker
Wagner Pacheco topped with 11 points, followed by Edgar
Maldonado and middle blocker Leonel Aragon with 7 points apiece.