The United States (1-0) will play Puerto Rico (0-1) on Monday.
Santo Domingo, Representative (August 20, 2023). The United States Sixers defeated Canada 3-0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-15) in the opening day of the Noseca Cup Final Six, which will take place from Sunday to Saturday at the Palacio del Volleyball Presented by Ricardo Gioriver Arias from the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center.
The United States (1-0) will face Puerto Rico (0-1), which lost to Cuba in three sets in its debut, on Monday.
For its part, Canada (0-1) faces Mexico in the kick-off at 3:00 p.m., the first of the second game of the six-year term.
Center Serena Gray’s block on starter Gabrielle Attieh gave the USA an eight-point lead (20-12) in the first set before winning 25-16.
In the second quarter they went all out, scored and went up 5-1, and maintained a 4-point lead during the technical timeout (8-4) and the rest of the time.
Canada picked up their game in the third quarter and trailed by one point (13-14), but Gray’s zone defense returned to Jasmine Rivest blocked a shot from the defender and the Americans went up by two (15-13).
After the game, the North American team finished the game with 7 straight points with a score of 18-15.
Mims Taylor scored 15 points, scored 12 points on offense, and had 3 blocked shots as the leader of the Victors offense. Sarah Parsons and Gray each had nine.
In Canada, Sydney Grills has 8, Attieh has 7, and Rivest has 6.