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Navarrete and San José de Las Matas open with victories

 

SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic, November 7, 2018 – The teams of Navarrete and San Jose de Las Matas, in the women and men divisions respectively, had to battle for five sets to open with victories in the Final Series of the Inter Municipal Volleyball Games organized by the Santiago Association in the Dominican Republic.

 

In the women’s division, Navarrete edged Cienfuegos 25-21, 25-18, 21-25, 15-25, 15-11 behind an astonishing performance by Lisvel Eve who scored 38 points in the victory. Yanlis Feliz and Dionisia Almonte had 26 and 20, respectively, in the losing cause.

 

In the men’s division, San Jose de Las Matas outdueled Cienfuegos in a mouthwatering match 21-25, 25-16, 25-18, 22-25, 18-16.

 

Julio Almonte led the winners with 17 points, followed by Omar Jaquez who chipped in with 15. For Cienfuegos, Hector Cruz, who has been a sensational addition to his side, finished with a match-high 32 points.

 

The Final Series in both genders continues next Saturday.