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PUR W: Cataño wins title of Puerto Rico Women’s League

by WoV
source: fivb.org

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, April 15, 2012 – Cataño defeated defending champions Caguas in five sets (25-20, 21-25, 9-25, 25-18, 15-12) on Sunday to complete the sweep of the best-of-seven final series of the Puerto Rico Women’s Superior League.


William Lopez

The new queens now will represent NORCECA Confederation at the FIVB Women’s Club World Championship to be held in Doha, Qatar next October.

The tie-breaker was a close battle point by point until 11-11 when the eventual champions hit the key blows.

USA’s Angela Forsett topped Cataño with 15 points while Venezuelan Oneida Gonzalez and Tatiana Encarnacion each contributed 12 points.

Canadian Stacey Gordon had a match-high 23 points for Caguas while Dominican Annerys Vargas added 13.

USA’s Courtney Thompson, who averaged 26 assists per game, was selected the Most Valuable Player of the series.

“We started to click at the right moment,” Thompson said. “We won eight strong matches in the semifinal and final series and we have a lot of respect a great opponent like Caguas.

Series results

April 10, Cataño 3, Caguas 0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-23)
April 12, Cataño 3, Caguas 1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17)
April 14, Cataño 3, Caguas 2 (27-25, 29-27, 13-25, 22-25, 15-10)
April 15, Cataño 3, Caguas 2 (25-20, 21-25, 9-25, 25-18, 15-12)

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