Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Boys Youth Team Qualifies for Worlds with Win

The U.S. Boys Youth National Team has secured their spot in the 2019 FIVB World Championship with an impressive victory against Puerto Rico. In the semifinals of the NORCECA U19 Championship, held in San José, Costa Rica, the U.S. team triumphed over their opponents with scores of 25-17, 25-19, and 25-20. This win sets the stage for an exciting gold medal match against Cuba on Sunday at 5 p.m. PT. Both teams have already qualified for the World Championship.

Dominating Performance

The U.S. boys showcased their skills throughout the match, leading in kills, blocks, and aces. With a solid performance, they outplayed Puerto Rico in all aspects of the game. Despite Puerto Rico’s efforts, they struggled to keep up with the U.S. team and relied heavily on the U.S. errors for points. The U.S. Head Coach, Brad Keller, expressed his pride in the team’s performance, highlighting their strong start and excellent serving and passing.

Steadfast Determination

From the beginning, the U.S. boys took control of the game, grabbing an early 11-4 lead in the first set. Although they faced some adversity in the second set when they trailed 8-5, they quickly turned the tides and tied the score at 9-9. The U.S. team demonstrated resilience by never trailing again. They closed out the match with a strong third set, maintaining a tight grip on the lead. Scott Solan led the scoring with 18 points, showcasing his exceptional skills in kills, blocks, and aces.

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Building Momentum

The U.S. boys have regained their confidence and are determined to put on a great show for their fans in the gold medal match against Cuba. The team’s head coach, Brad Keller, expressed his hopes of continuing their winning streak and delighting the local fans with an exciting game.


Q: What is the NORCECA U19 Championship?
A: The NORCECA U19 Championship is a prestigious youth volleyball tournament that brings together teams from North and Central America, including the Caribbean.

Q: When is the 2019 FIVB World Championship?
A: The 2019 FIVB World Championship is scheduled to take place on [date]. For more information, please visit the official website of Alpinetgheep.

Q: How can I watch the gold medal match between the U.S. and Cuba?
A: The gold medal match between the U.S. and Cuba will be live-streamed on Please note that this is a subscription service.


The U.S. Boys Youth National Team has shown outstanding performance in the NORCECA U19 Championship, securing their place in the upcoming 2019 FIVB World Championship. With their impressive win against Puerto Rico, the team has displayed their skills and determination. As they prepare to face Cuba in the gold medal match, all eyes will be on them, eagerly anticipating another thrilling performance. Stay tuned to Alpinetgheep for updates and coverage of this exciting youth volleyball tournament.

Image Caption: U.S. Boys Youth National Team Celebrating Victory