Suriname brushes aside TTO to keep Under-19 Girls hopes alive 

PLEASANTVILLE, San Fernando, Trinidad, July 9, 2022: Defending champion Suriname kept their hopes of retaining their title  in the 2021 Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA)  Youth Girls (Under-19) Championship alive when they outplayed Trinidad and Tobago 3-0 (25-12, 25-4, 25-23) in a clash of winless teams at the Southern Regional Indoor Sports Arena (SRISA). 

With the victory, Suriname who were swept aside by debutants Martinique on the opening day moved their record to 1-1 and five points in third spot, behind unbeaten US Virgin Islands (2-0) with nine points, and Martinique (1-1) with six points while T&T stayed fourth without a point after two straight sets losses. 

In the final  round of pool round-robin matches, US Virgin Islands plays Suriname from 9 am on Sunday, July 10 while Trinidad and Tobago comes up against Martinique from 5 pm. 

At the end of the four-team round-robin series, the top two teams will play for the gold medal and third and fourth will contest the bronze playoff on Monday, July 11.