In her first match as part of the starting six, Yonkaira Peña faced the difficult team of Camponesa Minas, which has players like Rosamaria Montibeller, Carol Gattaz and Destinee Hooker, despite that, Rio SESC overcame the difficulties and won by 3 to 1 (15-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-22) to continue in the second position in the general table.

In a match full of yellow/red cards, expulsions, and errors, our queen was a key plater in the victory of Rio SESC. She led the individual statistics with 18 points (17 attacks and 1 block), followed closely by Monique Pavao with 15 kill. On the other side, Pri Daroit was the top scorer with 15 points.

Yonkaira´s next match will be on December 1 against the leader of the competition, Praia Clube.

Photography: Orlando Bento / MTC