Canada surprises and beats RD 3-0 in LVN

In the first set, the Canadian team set the pace of the attacking game all the time, led by Alexa Gray and Van Ryk Kiera, with strong points and strong defense and timely blocks that put the Dominicans in trouble.

WRITING.- The Canadian team (1-1) surprised last night by beating the Dominican Republic (0-2) 3-0 (25-18, 25-15 and 25-18) in the continuation of the Women’s Volleyball Nations League , which takes place here, an event organized by the International Volleyball Federation.

The Canadians who entered the match with the particular unfavorable series 1-12 against their rivals, now put it 2-12. They had several events that did not defeat the Caribeñas.

The offensive attack of the winners was led by Alexa Gray who collected 19 points in a beautiful evening, escorted by Van Ryk Kiera, who left with 17 points.

For the Dominican Republic, Madeline Guillén was the most notable with 12 points, followed by Yonkaira Peña with nine and Jineirys Martínez with six.

The Pan American champions could never be at the top of the standings and it was impossible for them to break the offensive and defensive pattern of their opponents, who all the time showed great energy and a defense that did not let freedoms to the Dominicans.

In the first set, the Canadian team set the pace of the attacking game all the time, led by Alexa Gray and Van Ryk Kiera, with strong points and strong defense and timely blocks that put the Dominicans in trouble.

The criollas encountered reception problems at one point in the match, which was used by their rivals to make it 17-12.

Similarly, the Canadians managed to make a few consecutive three- and four-point rallies that always kept them in control of the score.

The attack of the Dominicans was not very articulated. Once again manager Marcos Kwiek did not start with Brayelin Martínez in the starting six.

In the second game, the Canadians maintained their solid defense and a solid attack led by Alexa Gray and Van Ryk Kiera, who had no mercy attacking the opposing defense with powerful smashes from all angles of the court.

The defense at the rear of the Dominicans betrayed the students of Marcos Kwiek, who sometimes asked for more dedication and not to let go of his athletes.

In the third, things didn’t change much as Canada held on with their offense and defense and managed to take a solid 18-13 lead that was never erased by their opponents.

RD goes this Friday against Brazil

The Dominican Republic team will face the Brazilian sextet this Friday at 6:00 p.m. in the continuation of the League of Nations in the women’s branch.

Brazil are unbeaten with two wins and no losses, while the Dominicans will be aiming for their first victory in the competition. It’s 0-2.

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