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Costa Rica wins with a perfect record

 
San Salvador, El Salvador, December 7, 2012 - Costa Rica won its fourteenth crown in the history of the Women's Central American Volleyball Cup by defeating Honduras 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-16) in El Salvador on December 7.

Nicaragua, took second place with a better point-ratio than Guatemala. Both teams totaled 17 points but the balance of points scored and allowed (1,226 to 1,056) gave the Nicaraguan team the second place.

The unbeaten Costa Rican team won its eleventh consecutive title without dropping a set to retain the crown they have successfully defended since 1993

Veteran captain Verania Willis led the champions with 18 points and was named the most valuable player of the tournament.

Nicaragua won 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-12) to El Salvador to secure second place in the tournament, Valeska Hernandez led the winners with 14 points and Heidy Traña added 12.

Guatemala was third following a 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 28-26) victory over a fighting Panama.
Ruth Gomez was confirmed as the most efficient attacker of Guatemala with 18 points.

Individual awards:

Most Valuable Player:    Verania Willis, CRC
Best Scorer:                  Rut Gomez, GUA
Best Spiker:                 Verania Willis, CRC
Best Blocker:                Verania Willis, CRC
Best Server:                 Maria Flores, ESA
Best Setter:                  Marie Burmeister, GUA
Best Digger:                 Walda Maldonado, GUA
Best Receiver:              Walda Maldonado, GUA
Best Libero:                 Walda Maldonado, GUA




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