Dominican Republic falls to Thailand to Start Week Two of the VNL

MACAO, China, May 28, 2024. – The Dominican Republic ended up losing 1 set to 3 (22-25, 25-20, 17-25, and 24-26) against Thailand, at the start of the second week of the Women’s Volleyball Nations League.

Dominican Republic has a record of 2-3 and their next opponent will be Italy on Thursday, May 30 (12:30 Eastern Time).

Yonkaira Peña DOM

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Thailand was superior to the Caribbean Queens in almost all areas of play, with a 64-61 advantage in attacks and a 5-4 advantage in blocks. They also capitalized on the 23 Dominican unforced errors. The Caribbean team performed better in serving, with 5 aces compared to 4 from the Asians.

Dominican Gaila González was the top scorer of the match with 20 points, 18 on kills and two on blocks. Yonkaira Peña contributed 18 points, and Jineiry Martínez was the third with double digits, scoring 10 points.

The top scorer for Thailand was Hattaya Bamrungsuk with 17 points, consisting of 13 attacks, 2 blocks, and 2 serves. Wipawee Srithong added 16 points to Thailand’s victory.