Italy and Russia played a match for the ages
Once again, Italy comes out at the top in the Girls’ U18 Worlds. Team USA underchieves, and finishes in the 8th position.
Italy will be looking to repeat as world champions against the tournament’s biggest surprise, the Dominican Republic squad. Meanwhile, Team USA will play for the 7th place against hosts Argentina.
Texas bound Logan Eggleston propels Team USA against Slovenia. Now, they will have to go through Italy in order to make it to the semifinals of the tournament.
Team USA will face off against Slovenia in the Round of 16. Full recaps and stats from end of group play.
Team USA overcomes a horrendous eight point set to beat Brazil and secure their first win of the tournament.
The Russian team, which has Ekaterina Gamova in its coaching staff, prevailed over the USA in an action packed second day of play.
Russia edged Turkey in four sets in an fairly even match, while Poland blew out Brazil with help from offensive and blocking prowess.
The U18 tournament that is spanning across eight different locations is in full swing as the teams completed their final…