Dominican Republic and USA score victories

DURANGO, Mexico, September 22, 2021 – Dominican Republic won a battle against Peru 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23) at the U18 FIVB Girls’ World Championship on Wednesday.

Ariana Rodriguez and Crismeily Rodriguez had 14 and 11 points, respectively, as the top Dominican scorers. Alondra Tapia added 9 points, including two blocks, in the victory.

Alondra Alarcón and María Cisneros scored 19 and 17 points for a Peruvian side that committed 39 unforced errors.

In another match on Wednesday, United States defeated Romania 3-1 (25-21, 25-11, 18-25, 25-16).

Margaret Mendelson finished with 18 points as one of five Americans who finished the match with double figures in the charts. Harper Murray and Devin Kahahawai added 15 and 11, respectively, while McKenna Wucherer and Rebekah Allick each contributed 10 points in the victory.