FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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USA comes back in a 3-1 victory against Algeria


The Algerian team played a very solid first set and almost won the third, however Colin McMillan's team recovered to get the first victory at the World Championship in Mexicali.


MEXICALI, Mexico, June 27, 2013 —   The United States defeated Algeria 3-1 (23-25, 25-16, 28-26, 25-17) to open actions in Pool D at FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship.

Both squads played a very tough and tight match at Mexicali State Auditorium. Larbi Hadroug was Algeria’s best scorer with a total of 17 points. 

Jacob Arnitz and Connor Lammey were the American best weapons. Arnitz finished with 18 points and Lammey tallied 17 while Karl Apfelbach scored 12 and Matthew Walsh, Jr. 11.



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