Argentina keeps winning streak at U23 Women’s Pan Am Cup

HERMOSILLO, Mexico, July 19, 2023.- Argentina defeated Honduras 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-11) to keep their winning streak at the U23 Women’s Pan American Cup being held at the Sonora Arena in Hermosillo, Mexico.
Argentina has a 2-0 win-loss record in Pool B and will finish the preliminary round against the host Mexico on Thursday, while Honduras is 0-2 and will play their Central American rival Costa Rica.

Argentina held a huge advantage in kills (49-13) and serves (13-2), and a 5-3 margin in blocks. Honduras only committed 8 unforced errors and Argentina 22.

Argentina’s Libero LLanos

Three players scored double figures for Argentina, Nicole Perez (11), Magali Marquez (11) and Milena Margaria (10).  

Rocio Duron and Genesis Oyuela scored 4 points for Honduras.

Emilia Balague, setter of Argentina: “We are focused in our game, in executing what we’ve been training. This tournament is a preparation for the U21 World Championship. Tomorrow we close against the host and it will be exciting with the support of the crowd, we must play hard”.

Rocío Duron, opuesta de Honduras: “Siento que nos falta mayor comunicación entre nosotras. Dadas las condiciones lo hicimos bien, tuvimos buena actitud y motivación para dar más”.