FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Listas las semifinales de la Copa Mundial Panamericana Femenina sub-20


La peruana Ángela Leyva sumó 19 puntos durante la victoria en cinco sets sobre Puerto Rico el jueves.

La Habana, Cuba, 21 de marzo, 2013 - Perú y Colombia se unirán a México y República Dominicana, en la ronda final de la Copa Panamericana sub-20 y a su vez todos los equipos del grupo A, al estar clasificados para el Campeonato del Mundo Junior, avanzan directo a semifinales.

Perú ganó en cinco sets a Puerto Rico y avanzó para enfrentar al invicto México, mientras que Colombia derrotó a Cuba en cuatro sets para conseguir su pase para jugar con República Dominicana el viernes.

Puerto Rico, se clasificó para el evento mundial después de ganar el Grupo B, mientras que Cuba cumple con Chile en la ronda de clasificación para las posiciones 5-8.

Colombia 3, Cuba 1
Colombia derrotó a Cuba 3-1 (25-16, 25-21, 27-29, 25-13) y avanzó a las semifinales. Los sudamericanos, que tenían superioridad en el ataque y el saque, fueron liderados por María Martínez con 23 puntos, escoltada por Danna Escobar (18) y Dianna Arrechea (11). Cuba tuvo en la joven Meliza Vargas, de sólo 13 años de edad, a su máxima anotadora con 22 puntos y a Sulián Matienzo con 10.

Perú 3, Puerto Rico 2
Perú ganó un emocionante partido de cinco sets sobre Puerto Rico con marcadores de 22-25, 25-21, 25-15, 19-25, 15-13) para avanzar a las semifinales. Angela Leyva e Izabot Bravo encabezaron a las ganadoras con 19 y 18 puntos respectivamente, mientras que Gina López contribuyó con 10 tantos. Las puertorriqueñas contaron con Daly Santana liderando con 24 puntos, seguida por Pilar Victoria y Kanisha Jiménez con 18 y 11 respectivamente.


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