Dominicans defeat Naranjito to conclude tour in Puerto Rico
PONCE, Puerto Rico, January 16, 2017 – The Dominican Republic
training team concluded their exhibition tour in Puerto Rico
with a 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-13) victory over Changas of
Naranjito at Salvador Dijols Pavilion on Monday night.
The Dominicans won four of six matches, including three out of
five against Ponce Lionesses, in preparation for the upcoming
Gaila Gonzalez and Yonkaira Peña were the top scorers for the
winners with 18 and 15 points, respectively.
After three close sets, the Dominicans took control of the
fourth set with solid blocking and accurate serves.
“I am pleased with the overall performance of my players during
the tour,” said coach Wagner Pacheco. “I used a rotating system
to give playing time to everyone in our squad and each one