FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Turkey finish in 15th after a 3-1 win over USA


Melih Siratca of Turkey in an attacking play against Matthew Walsh, Jr. and Christian Blough of USA.

Mexicali, Mexico, July 7 2013 - Turkey finished in the 15 place at the FIVB Boys' U19 World Championship after beating the United States 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 15-25, 25-19).


Turkish captain Yigit Gulmezoglu scored 25 points (7 blocks), Yasin Aydin tallied 14 (4 blocks) and Vahit Emre Savas 11. 


For USA, Christopher Nugent was the top scorer with 12, followed by Evan Enriques with 11.


Turkey served and blocked very effectively with 6 aces and 13 points against, 3 aces and 6 points by the American team that closed their participation in 16th place of the competition that finished on Sunday at Mexicali State Auditorium. 



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