Belize wins two in junior girls’ volleyball tournament Print E-mail
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Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

The National Junior Girls’ Volleyball Team is currently in Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras, where it is participating in the Central American Junior Girls Volleyball Championship. On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013, Team Belize won its second game when it defeated El Salvador in three sets to one by the score of 25-18, 25-18, 21-25 and 25-23.

The top scorer for Belize was Sherika Burton with 17 points, 15 kills and 2 blocks. The other scorers were Jahshema Saunders 13 points, 12 kills and 1 ace, Maurissa Williams who had 11 points, 6 kills, 4 blocks, 1 ace and Leandra Betson who scored 6 points, 4 kills, 1 block and 1 ace.

On Monday, August 19th, Team Belize won its first game when it defeated the host country Honduras in three sets by the score of 25-17, 25-13 and 25-20. 

 The top scorers for Belize were Sherika Burton with 14 points, 10 kills, 2 blocks and 2 aces, Jahshema Saunders with 13 points, 6 kills and 7 aces, Maurissa Williams with 8 points, 4 kills and 4 blocks. Xiomara Quan had 4 aces.

The National Junior Girls’ Volleyball team consists of the following: Leyia Hernandez, Gianna Brown, Balyn Gordon, Kevanna Sebastian, Xiomara Quan, Leandra Betson, Kandyce Burns, Libero Tun, Sherika Burton, Jahshema Saunders, Leandra Betson and Maurissa Williams. The Head coach is Lupita Quan and the assistant coach is Sherlene Johnson and Shelmadine Cacho, while the Manager is Sharon Tun.