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WCHY M: China reaches semifinals with straight set win over Brazil

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

China outlasted Brazil in straight sets to book a spot in the semifinal phase of the FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship at Baja California High Performance Center on Friday evening. Tang Chuanhang, Zhang Zhejia, Xia Runtao, Douglas Souza and Fabio Rodriguez were the top scorers.

China-Brazil

China – Brazil

Supported by members of the Chinese community of Tijuana and Mexicali, China team overcame a tough first set battle to comfortably win the next two sets by establishing their fast tempo style.

Tang Chuanhang was the top scorer for China with 17 points, all via spikes, but the best player on the court was without doubt Zhang Zhejia who registered six blocks and three aces and totaled 16 points. Xia Runtao chipped in with ten.

Brazil’s Douglas Souza and Fabio Rodriguez concluded the contest with 13 and 12 points respectively.

China held a huge 9-2 difference in blocks and also was the better team in aces (3-1) and in positive attacks (46-42).

To read more news from this competition click Youth World Championship 2013 M.

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