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NORCECA W: Costa Rica outplay Mexico to even their record

by WoV
source: norceca.net

Costa Rica overcame hosts Mexico in four sets (25-27, 25-18, 25-20, 25-23) in the last match of the second day in the XI Women’s Pan American Cup on Friday. The Central Americans, who evened their record at 1-1 while Mexico fell to a 0-2 mark, held a 19-5 advantage in the blocking category.

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Costa Rica – Mexico

Verania Willis led four Costa Ricans who finished in double figures with 19 points, followed by Karen Cope with 14. Paola Ramirez had 13 with five blocks and Angela Willis scored 11 with seven blocks. Mexico’s Alejandra Isiordia had a match-high 25 points and Lizbeth Sainz scored 11.

We came to play well focused and followed the tactical plan of our coach (Xavier) Perales,” Verania Willis said. “But it was not easy because Mexico is a team with a lot of fighting spirit that we respect very much.

We played well for moments but had too many ups and downs,Mexico’s Karla Saenz said. “Some players were pressed and lost the concentration in key situations.

Our team is now much better than during the Pre-Olympic,Perales said. “Mexico is always a tough rival but today we could execute as planned.”

Mexico did what they could against a rival that played well,” coach Etanislao Vachino said. “The ups and downs are part of the developing process of a young team. The team that played better won the match.

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