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Cuba for its second win today in Women´s U20 Pan Am Volleyball Cup

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Cuba for its second win today in Women´s U20 Pan Am Volleyball CuHAVANA, Cuba, May 14 (acn) Cuba will seek its second success today against Honduras in the 2019 Women´s U20 Pan American Volleyball Cup running until next Saturday at the Manuel Bonilla Coliseum, in Lima, Peru.

After thrashing 3-0 (25-4, 25-11 and 25-10) Guatemala on Monday, the Caribbean side will face Honduras, looking to keep their undefeated status in Group B.
In the victory over Guatemala, the top scorer of the match was Cuban Ivy May Vila, who scored 17 points, supported by her teammates Ailama Cese (12) and Yaimaris Garcia (10), while Annake Iten (3) was the scoring leader for the losing squad.
The other two games of today are Guatemala-Peru (Pool B) and Puerto Rico-Chile (Pool A).
In yesterday´s other outcomes, Peru and the Dominican Republic beat both 3-0 Honduras (25-7, 25-11 and 25-15) and Chile (25-14, 25-16 and 25-17), respectively.
This is the last qualifying event to the Women's U20 World Championship to be held next July in Mexico.
Peru and the DR, due to their current position in the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Ranking, are already qualified to that major feast, so the dispute for the solo ticket to the WC will be between Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras and Puerto Rico.
In the previous edition of 2017, the medals went to the United States (gold), Argentina (silver) and Cuba (bronze).
The historic medal table of these tournaments, with editions in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017, has the DR as leader with one gold and two silver, followed by Peru, Mexico and USA (1-0-0), Argentina (0-2-0), Cuba (0-0-2) and Colombia and Chile (0-0-1) each.

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