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PAGAMES W: Brazil wins dramatic tiebreaker vs. USA, Puerto Rico in next round

by WoV
source: norceca.net; Photo: facebook.com/Norceca

Brazil finished a monstrous five-setter against the United States rejoicing 3-2 (22-25, 25-21, 18-25, 25-22, 15-11) at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. It was a duel to decide Pool B first place.

Brazil

Brazil

The victory earned the defending champions a 3-0 win-loss record and a direct ticket to the semifinals while the USA had to settle for a berth in the quarterfinals with a 2-1 ratio.

The defeated side allowed 31 points via unforced errors, ten more than the winners.

Adenízia finished with 19 points, respectively, as Brazilian top scorer, while Krista Vansant led five USA players with double digits in the scores with 20 points.

Puerto Rico outclassed Peru in straight sets 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-23) to grab third place in same pool and a qualification for the quarterfinal.

Karina Ocasio in Puerto Rico had 14 points. Ángela Leyva collected 14 for Peru who was eliminated from the competition.

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL A /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
5th game 20. 07. 2015 13:30 Canada ( W ) vs Argentina ( W ) 1:3 25:23; 25:27; 20:25; 21:25    
6th game 20. 07. 2015 15:30 Dominican Republic ( W ) vs Cuba ( W ) 1:3 22:25; 22:25; 25:21; 20:25    

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL B /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
5th game 20. 07. 2015 19:00 Puerto Rico ( W ) vs Peru ( W ) 3:0 25:18; 25:16; 25:23    
6th game 20. 07. 2015 21:00 USA ( W ) vs Brazil ( W ) 2:3 25:22; 21:25; 25:18; 22:25; 11:15    

 

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