Lukasik, Wu Pound Down 20 Points in U20 Wins for Poland, China

  0 Wendy Mayer | July 16th, 2017 | Asian Volleyball, European volleyball, International Volleyball, News, NORCECA volleyball

2017 FIVB VOLLEYBALL U20 World Championships – Women

Pool B

Poland def. Peru 3-1 (25-18, 25-22, 14-25, 25-12)

China def. Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-17)

 

Poland and China registered Pool B victories on Day 3 of the U20 World Championships to move to 2-1 atop the group alongside the Dominican Republic after opening weekend.

Pool B

Matches Pts Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  China 2 1 7 8 3 2.667 252 217 1.161
2  Poland 2 1 6 8 6 1.333 290 284 1.021
3  Dominican Republic 2 1 5 6 5 1.200 237 226 1.049
4  Peru 0 3 0 1 9 0.111 188 240 0.783

 

Poland 3, Peru 1

Poland led Peru in all major statistical categories in a four-set win on Sunday. The Polish side led 44-37 in kills, 14-10 in blocks and 9-6 in aces in the victory.

Martyna Lukasik registered a match-high 22 points, with 15 kills, four blocks and three aces to lead Poland. Martyna Swirad (15) and Zuzanna Gorecka (10) also posted double-digit scoring efforts. Swirad tallied six kills and three aces to go with a team-best six blocks, while Gorecka added 10 kills.

Leslie Leyva notched 14 points for Peru, with 11 kills and three aces. Maricarmen Guerrero added eight points, including a team-best six blocks. Ysabella Sanchez (9), Flavia Montes (8) and Katherine Regalado (8) rounded out the team’s scoring.

 

China 3, Dominican Republic 0

Han Wu racked up 22 points, including 18 kills and four aces, to pace China in a sweep of the Dominican Republic. Hanyu Yang added 17 points, including 14 kills and three blocks.

China downed 49 kills in the three-setter and served up six aces, but the DR outblocked the victors 12-6.

Vielka Michelle Peralta Luna managed 11 points to lead the DR, including nine kills and two blocks. Geraldine Stefany Gonzalez added eight points, with a team-best five blocks and three kills.

 

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

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