Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Aruba outlast TTO for the Boys prize

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, July 08, 2018 - The CAZOVA (Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association) Youth Olympic Beach Volleyball Qualifier closed off, at Eagle Beach Oranjestad, Aruba.

 

Earlier in the day US Virgin Islands, who placed second in Group A defeated the third place team from Group B Suriname 21-9, 21-16. In the other quarter final Jamaica of Group B silenced Haiti 21-13 21-11.

 

In the Semi-final the undefeated Group winners Trinidad and Tobago and Aruba advance easily setting up a show down. Trinidad and Tobago dismissed the US Virgin Islands 21-10, 21-12 and Aruba made easy work of Jamaica 21-16, 21-13.

 

Jamaica defeated US Virgin Islands to take the bronze medals 21-12 21-19.

 

Aruba played a perfect final, with no unforced errors, not being able to stop the Trinidad and Tobago attack but they were scoring just as effectively and capitalizing on the few errors made by their Caribbean Neighbors. Aruba won 21-19 21-18 to book their ticket to Argentina for the Youth Olympic Games in October.

 

Final Ranking:

1-Aruba

2-Trinidad and Tobago

3-Jamaica

4-US Virgin Islands

5-Suriname

6-Haiti

 

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