SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Bethania de la Cruz scored 23 points and Brayelin Martinez added 18 as the Dominican Republic team beat Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-19) in the continuation of the Caribbean Volleyball Women’s Series on Saturday night at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum of Hato Rey.
It was the second victory in as many outings for the Dominican team in the inaugural event. They had won on Friday 3-1 (19-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-16) with 24 points from the star player Bethania, captain of the team.
De la Cruz had 3 blocks and two service aces and Martinez finished with three blocks and a direct service.
Pilar Victoriá and Karina Ocasio were the best scorers for Puerto Rico with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
The winners had a 42-30 advantage in attacks, while the hosts were superior in blocks 12-10 and service aces 5-3.
The Caribbean Series concludes tomorrow Sunday with the third match of the competition starting at 8 o’clock at night. The event is being broadcast by WAPA TV and in the Dominican Republic through the Colimdo TV internet channel of the Dominican Olympic Committee.