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Serbia make full record with fourth victory against mighty Puerto Rico


Serbian blockers were too solid for Puerto Rico attackers

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, July 30, 2013- World No. 7 Serbia became the only team FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship to capture 4 consecutive victories following  their win against fighting Puerto Rico team 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-23) at Chatchi Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Tuesday.

 Serbia became the only undefeated team and improved their win- loss ratio to 4-0 to finish in the first position of Pool A, dropped to 2-2, but also secured a ticket to the round of 16.

Tijana Boskovi led the Serbian scorers with 20 impressive points making over 3 ace services and 2 blocks.

 Puerto Rico's Paola Rojas led her team scorers with 9 points.

 the Serbian coach fielded the main players who won the first and second sets easily before Puerto Rico improved their block and reception to come near in the third set until the draw 22-22, when Serbia won the decisive points to win the set and the match 3-0

 

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