After two outings St. Kitts & Nevis has a 1-1 win-loss mark while Aruba remained winless.
After their loss to Guatemala earlier on Saturday, St. Kitts’ performance was more solid taking over Aruba in 59 minutes with advantage in spikes by 35-14 and 4-1 in aces. Aruba was better in the blocking category by one point (6-5).
With 15 points apiece, Shanicia Dyer and Brenda Allen were the best scorers for St. Kitts & Nevis. Jackie Toussaint led Aruba with 10 points.
Antoinette Henry for St. Kitts & Nevis was content saying: “We played better as we’re adjusting to Guatemala’s atmosphere and environment; I hope tomorrow we’ll improve more”.
“Our lack of communication has been crucial as well as our mistakes in critical moments. I congratulate St. Kitts & Nevis for a job well done,” said Jackie Toussaint of Aruba.
“The urgency to win this match helped the girl’s improvement from this morning. Aruba is a promising team,” expressed Steadroy Collins.
Igmar Ogenia, Aruba’s coach commented: “After what I saw of St. Kitts’ previous match, they had more unity while we missed that, congratulations to them. This is a great experience for us and we’ll fight Guatemala hard tomorrow.”
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