FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Belgium beat USA 3-1, ready for Egypt


Gilles Vandecaveye in an attack play against Connor Lammey and Peter Kindem Soren of USA.

Mexicali, Mexico July 5 2013 - Belgium beat USA 3-1 (23-25, 25-27, 25-27, 25-26)in the 9-16 classification round based in their serve and a solid attack by Stuer Lowie.

Lowie scored 18 points for the Belgian team while Arno Van De Velde finished with 13. Both players also contributed with a good serving work. Van De Velde registered 4 aces and Lowie 3.

Also for Belgium, Gilles Vandecaveye recorded 12 and Robbe Vandeweywe 11. On the American side Colby Harriman totalized 14 points and Connor Lammey 6, while Matthew Walsh, Jr., finished with only 4 units after playing three sets.

Service was determinant for Belgium with nine attempts that finished in aces. USA converted only three. The Americans will match Mexico, while Belgium will play against Egypt on Saturday at Mexicali State Auditorium.

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