Lazovic, Tosi Lead the Way for Serbia, Argentina in Pool G Wins

  0 Wendy Mayer | July 18th, 2017 | European volleyball, International Volleyball, News, NORCECA volleyball, South American Volleyball

2017 FIVB VOLLEYBALL U20 World Championships – Women

Pool G

Serbia def. Peru 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-19)

Argentina def. Mexico 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-15)


Serbia’s Katarina Lazovic, the leading scorer on opening weekend, paced her team to a Round 2 sweep, while Anahi Florencia Tosi piled on 21 points in Argentina’s 3-0 win over Mexico.


Serbia 3, Peru 0

After two five set matches and a four-set affair on opening weekend, Serbia finally found an easy foe in Peru, taking just an hour and nine minutes to register a sweep.

The Serbians won the stat sheet, outdoing Peru 36-21 in kills, 5-3 in blocks and 9-1 in aces.

Serbia’s Katarina Lazovic scored 13 points, including 10 kills and three aces, to lead all scorers. Ljubica Milojevic, Vanja Bukilic and Katarina Jovic followed with eight points apiece. Bukilic and Jovic managed seven kills apiece each.

Nicole Abreu Erquinigo came in as a substitution and scored five points, including four kills and a block, while starter Katherine Regalado also tallied five points, all on kills.


Argentina 3, Mexico 0

Anahi Florencia Tosi scored a match-high 21 points, including 19 kills, to lead Argentina to a sweep of Mexico.

Tosi scored more than half of Argentina’s kills (38), and had help as her team outblocked Mexico 6-3 and outserved it 7-3. Mexico also gave away 24 points on errors.

Aiding Tosi in scoring for Argentina were Daniela Veronica Nielson Ramella, Agostina Denisse Soria and Agostina Sol Beltramino, who each added eight points. Soria and Beltramino served up two aces each, while Beltramino put up a team-best two blocks.

Kathya Paulina Garcia Chavez paced Mexico with nine points, including seven kills and two aces. Yerania Paloma Gutierrez Sandoval and Karla Daniela Mireles Valdez managed seven points apiece. Sandoval put up two of the team’s three blocks, while Valdez added six kills and an ace.

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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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