USA claim third consecutive win
CANNES, France, June 16, 2019 – Maxwell Holt held his nerve in
spectacular style to lead USA to a 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 28-26,
27-25) victory over France in the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations
League on Sunday.
The result mean that the USA leave the Riviera with three wins
After the USA saved two set points that would have levelled the
match at two sets all, they immediately grabbed the chance to
wrap up the win. France saved one match point but on the second
middle blocker Holt fired over a fierce serve that Earvin
Ngapeth was unable to control and which gave John Speraw’s team
Holt (11) was one of five USA players to finish with double
figures for scoring, along with Garrett Muagututia (14), David
Smith, (13), Benjamin Patch (10) and Taylor Sander who led the
way with 16.
France’s leading scorer Kevin Tillie also hit 16, Stephen Boyer
scored 14 and Ngapeth 11.