Guaynabo Mets crowned in Puerto Rico
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico, February 2, 2017 – The Guaynabo Mets
swept San Sebastian Caribs to claim the best-of-seven Honda Cup
Final Series of the Puerto Rican Men’s Volleyball Superior
Playing before 4,362 spectators at Mario “Quijote” Morales
Coliseum, the Mets beat Caribs in straight sets 3-0 (25-22,
25-12, 25-19) to win the men’s crown for second consecutive
It is the fourth title for Guaynabo in the history of the league
and the second in a row playing without reinforcement players.
For the first time in the series, Guaynabo won the first set of
the match and continued to roll with good blocking and the
attack of Pablo Guzman, who finished with 19 points.
Setter Angel Perez was named the Most Valuable Player of the
Final Series for second time in his career. He won his first
award in 2006 with Changos of Naranjito.
San Sebastian had to play without the services of American Jeff
Ptak, who left the third match of the series with a serious left
leg injury that prompted Ptak to announce his retirement from