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Dominican Republic win NORCECA-C Men’s World Championships

 
Dominican Luis Adames was named MVP and also received plaques as Best Scorer and Best Spiker of the NORCECA-C Men's World Championships
 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, November 4, 2012 – Hosts Dominican Republic, Haiti and Guadeloupe advanced to next year’s phase as the top three placed teams in the NORCECA-C First Round Tournament of the 2014 FIVB Men’s Championship that concluded in Santo Domingo on Sunday night.

The home side defeated Haiti 25-14, 25-16, 25-21 in the match for first place while Guadeloupe beat U.S. Virgin Islands 25-23, 25-10, 25-20 for third place.

The Dominicans relied on their strong serves and dominated 11-0 in the aces department and also held a 6-3 advantage in the blocking stats. Guadeloupe held a 5-2 margin in blocks and was also better in the aces department with a 5-1 advantage.

Elnis Palomino led Dominican Republic with 10 points, including three aces and Kelvin Campechano and MVP Luis Adames added 9 and 7 respectively. Roudolphe Gaethan finished with 9 points for Haiti.

Loic Couchy topped Guadeloupe with 14 points followed by Alexandre Watson and Jordy Bihary wirh 11 and 10 points respectively. Shimoi Van Holten tallied 10 for the defeated side.

“I am very glad with the results in the whole tournament and our second line of players showed their potential,” Dominican Republic’s coach Osiel Vazquez said.

“The matches against Dominican Republic will be very helpful for us looking forward to the second round next year,” Haiti´s coach Yves Larrieux said.

“We are happy to advance to the second round and this is going to be good for volleyball,” Guadeloupe’s coach Ismael Olivier said.

Final positions:
1. Dominican Republic
2. Haiti
3. Guadeloupe
4. U.S. Virgin Islands

Summary of results:

November 3
Dominican Republic d Guadeloupe 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-10)
Haiti d US Virgin Islands 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-13)
Guadeloupe d US Virgin Islands 3-2 (19-25, 25-17, 34-32, 20-25, 15-11)
Dominican Republic d Haiti 3-0 (25-15.25-17, 25-15)

November 4
Haiti d Guadeloupe 3-1 (25-15, 20-25, 25-18, 25-15)
Dominican Republic d US Virgin Islands 3-0 (25-9, 25-12, 25-10)
Guadeloupe d US Virgin Islands 3-0 (25-23, 25-10, 25-20)
Dominican Republic d Haiti 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-21)

Individual awards
MVP: Luis Adames (DOM)
Top scorer: Luis Adames (DOM)
Best Spiker: Luis Adames (DOM)
Best Blocker: Frantz Joseph (HAI)
Best Server: Elnis Palomino (DOM)
Best Setter: Tollinson Aquino (DOM)
Best Receiver: Jean Denis Destine (HAI)
Best Digger: Edwin Peguero (DOM)
Best Libero: Jean Denis Destine (HAI)

Top scoring performances:
20 – Jelani Richards of US Virgin Islands v Guadeloupe 3-11-12
19 – Loic Couchy of Guadeloupe v US Virgin Islands 3-11-12
16 – Shimoi Von Holten of US Virgin Islands v Guadeloupe 3-11-12
15 – Frantz Joseph of Haiti v Guadeloupe 4-11-12

Top blocking performances:
 5 – Enmanuel Lara of Dominican Republic v US Virgin Islands 4-11-12
 4 – Frantz Joseph of Haiti v US Virgin Islands 3-11-12
 4 – Ludovic Baltyde of Guadeloupe v US Virgin Islands 3-11-12
 4 – Michael Komlanc of US Virgin Islands v Guadeloupe 3-11-12
 4 – Elnis Palomino of Dominican Republic v Haiti 3-11-12
 4 – Xavier Galipo of Guadeloupe v Haiti 4-11-12

Top serving performances:
6 – Elnis Palomino of Dominican Republic v US Virgin Islands 4-11-12
4 – Christian Alphonse of Guadeloupe v US Virgin Islands 3-11-12
4 – Emmanuel Mabou of Haiti v Guadeloupe 4-11-12
3 – Several players

Highest scoring sets
34-32 Guadeloupe v US Virgin Islands (Third Set) 3-11-12

Highest scoring matches
223 Guadeloupe d US Virgin Islands 3-2 (19-25, 25-17, 34-32, 20-25, 15-11) 3-11-12
168 Haiti d Guadeloupe 3-1 (25-15. 20-25, 25-18, 25-15) 4-11-12

Results of 2012 NORCECA Men’s Tournaments

Group B at St Lucia (April 27-29)
1. St Lucia, 2. St Vincent & Grenadines, 3. Grenada, 4. St Eustatius
Group G at El Salvador (May 18-20)
1. Honduras, 2. Panamá, 3. El Salvador, 4. Turks & Caicos
Group F at British Virgin Islands (June 6-8)
1. Dominica, 2. St Kitts & Nevis, 3. British Virgin Islands, 4. Montserrat
Group H at Costa Rica (July 27-29)
1. Guatemala, 2. Costa Rica, 3. Nicaragua, 4. Belize
Group D at French St Martin (August 31-September 2)
1. Antigua & Barbuda, 2. French St Martin, 3. Anguilla, 4. Dutch St Marteen, 5. Bermuda
Group E at Cayman Islands (October 6-7)
1. Suriname, 2. Barbados, 3. Aruba, 4. Cayman Islands
Group C at Dominican Republic (November 3-4)
1. Dominican Republic, 2. Haití, 3. Guadeloupe, 4. U.S. Virgin Islands

 


 





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