Fourth consecutive victory for Cangrejeras in Puerto Rico’s Women’s Superior League

JUNCOS, Puerto Rico, February 18, 2024.- Santurce Cangrejeras (9-3) closed out the week perfectly by securing their fourth consecutive victory in the regular series of the Women’s Superior Volleyball League (LVSF).

The capital’s team defeated Valencianas (6-5) in three sets (25-22, 25-22, and 25-18) at the Rafael G. Amalbert Coliseum in Juncos.

With this win, the Cangrejeras maintain their lead in the first position with 26 points.

The quartet of reinforcements for Cangrejeras led the team’s offense, with Turkish player Yeliz Basa leading with 14 points, 13 in attacks, one block, and nine digs; Czech player Helena Havelkova with 11 points, all in attacks, eight digs, and 15 passes; Cuban player Nancy Carrillo with 11 points, 10 in attacks, and one block; and American setter Carli Lloyd with six points, three in blocks, 12 digs, and 10 assists.

For Juncos, Keishlyann Sánchez was the only player scoring double digits with 11 points, seven in attacks, three in blocks, one ace, 13 digs, and four passes. Eissa Alcántara and Kara McGhee each had nine points.

Criollas climb to third place by defeating Pinkin

Caguas Criollas (6-5) defeated the two-time champions Pinkin de Corozal (6-6) in three sets to rise to the third position with 19 points, two more than the reigning champions.

Caguas secured the victory at home with scores of 25-21, 25-21, and 25-19 at the Roger Mendoza court.

The night belonged to Janice Leao, who was the only player scoring double digits with 10 points, five in attacks, five in blocks, and one ace. Adeola Owokoniran, Diana Reyes, and Chareika Carrión each scored seven points. American reinforcement Nia Parker had to leave the game in the second set after a fall when the scoreboard was 13-10 in favor of Corozal. Parker did not return to the court for the rest of the night.

For Corozal, Emma Clothier was the top scorer with 11 points, 10 in attacks, and one ace; Yanlis Feliz with 10 points, nine in attacks, one block, 11 digs, and 11 passes; and Isabela Bergmark with eight points, six in attacks, one block, one ace, and nine digs.

Another victory for the Mets as they climb to fifth place

Guaynabo Mets (5-8) rose to fifth place in the standings after defeating Atenienses (8-4) in four sets on Saturday, at the Juan Aubín Cruz Abreu Coliseum in Manatí.

The metropolitan victory ended 25-18, 25-23, 20-25, and 25-21.

Reinforcement Haley Bush was the top scorer for Guaynabo with 20 points, 19 in attacks, one block, 16 digs, and 16 passes; Naya Gross contributed with 16 points, 11 in attacks, and five in blocks. Stephanie Rivera added nine points, eight in attacks, one block, 12 digs, and 12 passes; and Kayla Swanson with eight points. Setter Savanna Vach made 21 assists, 21 digs, and two points.

For Manatí, captain Karla Santos was the top scorer with 18 points, 17 in attacks, one block, 28 digs, and 24 passes; Taylor Borup helped with 16 points, 15 in attacks, and one block; Zoe Weatherington with 13 points, 11 in attacks, one block, and one ace; and Claudia Dillon with nine points.

Guaynabo now sits in fifth place with 16 points, and Juncos dropped to sixth with 15 points.

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