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ARG M: With 93% reception from libero Garrocq, UPCN lead by a 2-1 vs. Lomas, no sweat for Bolívar

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source: aclav.com; Photo: mundod.lavoz.com.ar

UPCN San Juan Vóley Club took a 2-1 lead in the Argentinean men’s volleyball championship Liga Argentina de Voleibol Banco Nación 2017/2018 playoff semifinals against Lomas Vóley.



No.2 UPCN returned the home-court advantage in Liga Argentina 2017/2018 playoff semifinals against No.3 Lomas Vóley. The runners-up won Game 3 in the tie-break, partially 25-23, 25-27, 23-25, 25-19, 15-13, and took a 2-1 lead in the series. Thus, they need one more win to advance to the finals. In case of 2-2, they will play a decisive game in front of own crowd.

The Pole Zbigniew Bartman topped UPCN with 32 points, while libero Sebastián Garrocq made an impressive percentage in reception – 93% (28 digs, 1 error, 82% perfect)! The captain Martín Ramos made 5 of 17 kill blocks of his team. Federico Pereyra scored 28 points for Lomas. Alejandro Toro recorded 81% reception (31 digs, 58% perfect).

The top-seed Personal Bolívar also took a 2-1 lead in the series after winning Game 3 on the road against Ciudad Vóley (3-0). The Brazilian Théo Lopes scored 16 points for the defending champions. Ezequiel Palacios delivered 11 points for Ciudad, while Agustín Loser made 5 kill blocks.


To see complete results, stats, and standings, visit our ARG National Championship 2017/2018 / Male / Seniors page. 


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