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31-08-2013

METROPOLITAN OVERCAME JUJUY AND IS THE NEW U16 GIRLS NATIONAL CHAMP.

The Women's Podium in San Juan: stº Metro, 2nd Jujuy and 3rd Cordoba

San Juan, Argentina, August 31, 2013 - This Friday finished the last National Championship of the 2013 season and now it will be time for the Argentine Cups. At the U 16 National Championship for women team held in San Juan Metropolitan became the new champion after overcoming in the final match Jujuy 3-1. Cordoba won the Bronze Medal while Camila Hiruela was the MVP winning the top place as player, spiker and server of the competition.

During the morning semi-finals were played and at Club Ausonia, Metropolitan did not allow Cordoba to win the revenge match. The team of Buenos Aires won in three straight sets to reach the final match undefeated.

At the San Juan Volleyball Federation the other semi-final was very intensive and levelled. Entre Rios started better and won the first set but then Jujuy reacted and lead the partial result 2-1. It seemed Jujuy was going to win the fourth set without problem but it finished very exciting with a 26-24 victory for the first time in their history.

Also prior to the Final match took place all the other matches. The battle for the fifth to eight place were won during the morning by Buenos Aires Province and Santa Fe teams, won then by Santa Fe that finished fifth. The seventh place was obtained by Chaco after defeating Mendoza.

At the 9thto 12th place the host team of San Juan won all the matches between the four teams and finished on the 9th place. La Pampa meanwhile finished 13th after overcoming San Luis and Rio Negro.

At the main venue, Cordoba and Entre Rios were playing for the Bronze Medal and Cordoba closed a great performance along the competition winning a tie-breaker.

The champion Team:
Metropolitan:
Lara Giordano, Agostina Martinucci, Marina Nisenbaum, Sabrina Torino, Delfina Uriarte, Giuliana Pellegrino, Candela Retamozo, Agostina Soria, Antonela De Candia, Daniela Bulaich, Melina Pellegrino, Ailin Graff. Coach: Daniel Torres. Assistant Coach: Santiago Bertini.

Final Ranking:

Place

Federation

1st

Metropolitan

2nd

Jujuy

3rd

Cordoba

4th

Entre Rios

5th

Santa Fe

6th

Buenos Aires Prov.

7th

Chaco

8th

Mendoza

9th

San Juan

10th

Formosa

11th

Santiago del Estero

12th

Neuquen

13th

La Pampa

14th

San Luis

15th

Rio Negro

Individual Awards:

MVP: Camila Hiruela - Jujuy
Best spiker: Camila Hiruela - Jujuy
Best Setter: Azul Benítez - Buenos Aires
Best Server: Camila Hiruela - Jujuy
Best digger: Valentina Gonzalez - Cordoba
Best blocker: Candelaria Herrera - San Juan
Best receiver: Marina Nisenbaum - Metropolitan
Best Libero: Valentina Gonzalez - Cordoba

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