Perú and Mexico to play for 13th place

DURANGO, Mexico, September 28, 2021 - Peru defeated a tough Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-17, 25-27, 25-21, 28-26) in a semifinal clash for positions 13-16 of the FIVB U18 Girls’ Volleyball World Championship on Tuesday.

Peruvian Alondra Alarcón punished the opposition with 27 points with Saskia Silvano next with 16.  Chareika Carrión led Puerto Rico with 19 tallies.

In another match, Mexico defeated Canada in straight sets 3-0 (25-20, 28-26, 25-16) and will play Peru for the 13th place while Canada will meet Puerto Rico for the 15th position.

Aimé Topete was the best scorer in Mexico with 15 points followed by Leah Linares with 9. Sara Cantu, Carla Esquer and Maria Ximena Cruz each contributed 8 points.

Olivia Boulding and Lauren Hovey each finished with 9 points for Canada.