Dominican Henry Tapia sets another record
WINNIPEG, Canada, September 6, 2019 – Henry Tapia of
Dominican Republic became the first ever player to reach
twice the 30-point plateau in a single competition in the
history of the NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship.
Tapia, who had scored 34 points in a four-set victory of his
Dominican team over Guatemala on August 4, notched 33 in the
five-set loss to Puerto Rico in the match for the fifth
Tapia joined his countryman Jose Cáceres as the only players
with two matches of 30 or more points in a single match.
Caceres who established the tournament record with 37 in a
match against Mexico on October 17, 2009, also scored 31
against Cuba on September 9, 2013.
The 30-point plateau has been reached now eight times by six
players, announced Roosevelt Comarazamy, director of
communications of NORCECA.