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WGCHC W: Brazil drop first set but rally to beat Dominican Republic 3-1

by WoV
source: fivb org: Photo: fivb.org

Brazil dropped their first set of the FIVB World Grand Champions Cup on Friday but rallied to overcome the Dominican Republic 3-1 (25-20, 25-15, 22-25, 25-19) at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.




Brazil now has nine points from a 3-0 record while the Dominican Republic dropped to 1-2 for three points.

The Olympic champions and world’s top ranked team improved their lifetime record against Dominican Republic to 15-0 in FIVB competitions.

Bethania De La Cruz of the Dominican Republic was the top scorer in the match with 21 points, while the top scorer for Brazil was Sheilla Castro with 20 points.

Natalia Pereira and Fernanda Garay each registered 13 points for the winners. Dominicans Prisilla Rivera and Gina Mambru finished with 13 and 9 points, respectively.

Brazil outblocked the Dominicans 11-7, while both teams earned three service points. The Dominicans committed 28 errors to Brazil’s 21.

To read more news from this competition click on World Grand Champions Cup 2013 W. 

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