SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 9, 2022 – In an electrifying encounter, the United States team advanced to the gold medal match after beating Puerto Rico.
The Americans defeated the Puerto Ricans 3-1 with a score of (30-28, 26-28, 25-22, 26-24).
For the United States, Danielle Drews and Stephanie Samedy were the best scorers, both with 21 points. For Puerto Rico Karina Ocasio and Brittany Abercrombie added 23 and 21 points respectively.
Avery Skinner, player of the United States: I think it was an amazing game for both teams it was a point to point match and for luck we could ended with the best part that was the victory.
Natalia Valentin, player of Puerto Rico: It is always difficult to play against the United States, their game system is very fast and they are agile players who have good blocking, today they defended us all the way, we tried to counterattack but we couldn’t make the ball bounce, definitely a good game for them.