Wednesday, 29 May 2024

U.S. Boys U19 Team Shines in Victory Against Costa Rica

The U.S. Boys U19 National Team showed their prowess on Tuesday at the Pan American Cup in Guatemala, securing an impressive 3-0 victory over Costa Rica (25-20, 25-17, 25-15). This win brings their record to 2-0 in the tournament, setting the stage for an exciting match against Mexico to determine the pool winner.

Dominating Performance Across the Board

In their match against Costa Rica, the U.S. Boys demonstrated their superiority in multiple aspects of the game. They led in kills, blocks, and aces, with a strong offensive showing. The team’s exceptional performance resulted in a significant lead in points, with Costa Rica committing more errors compared to the disciplined U.S. side.

A Test of Skill and Resilience

U.S. Head Coach Charlie Sullivan commended the Costa Rican team for providing a challenging match. The U.S. Boys had to execute their plays flawlessly, as their opponents didn’t give up any easy points. This display of skill and resilience showcases the team’s determination to find their rhythm and establish their unique identity.

Impressive Scoring Leaders

Victor Loiola, the team’s outside hitter, emerged as the top scorer of the match, contributing 15 points with an impressive 13 kills, one block, and one ace. Quinn Bishop, another standout outside hitter, added 14 points to the scoreline with nine kills, one block, and two aces. Jameson Vaccaro, as the opposite hitter, made his presence felt with nine points, including four kills, four blocks, and one ace.

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Stellar Team Effort

The U.S. Boys U19 Team showcased their depth and versatility with contributions from various players. Setter Caleb Blanchette displayed his all-around skills, scoring five points with two kills, two blocks, and one ace, while also setting the team to a commendable .333 hitting efficiency. Middle blockers Reed Wainwright, Tristan Whitfield, and Kaumana Carreira each made significant contributions with their blocks and kills, collectively adding 12 points to the team’s total.

Outstanding Defensive Performance

Libero Kellen Larson proved his mettle on the court, demonstrating excellent receptions and nine digs throughout the match. His contributions played a crucial role in the team’s success in defending against the Costa Rican attacks and maintaining solid defense.

Exciting Matches to Look Forward To

As the Boys U19 Pan American Cup continues, fans can catch all the live action on Facebook Live. The U.S. Boys will face Mexico in a highly anticipated match to secure their position as the pool winner.


Q: When is the U.S. Boys U19 Team’s next match?
A: The U.S. Boys U19 Team will compete against Mexico on [date and time].

Q: Where can I watch the matches?
A: The matches will be streamed on Facebook Live at Fnvg Voleibol Guate. Please note that Guatemala’s matches will have an exclusive stream on Facebook Live at Comité Olímpico Guatemalteco.

Q: Who are the key players to watch for the U.S. Boys U19 Team?
A: Keep an eye on Victor Loiola, Quinn Bishop, and Jameson Vaccaro. Their impressive performances have been pivotal to the team’s success so far.

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The U.S. Boys U19 National Team’s dominant performance against Costa Rica showcased their skills, resilience, and teamwork. With a 2-0 record, they are primed for further success in the Pan American Cup. Stay tuned for their upcoming matches, as they continue to strive for victory and represent the Alpinetgheep brand with excellence.