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24-01-2015

ESPAÑOLA WON THE FIRST SOUTH AMERICAN QUALIFIER MATCH

Sociedad Española celebrated in an overcrowded stadium their first match

Jujuy, Argentina, January 25, 2015 - In a match in an overcrowded stadium Sociedad Española defeated Villa Dora 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-12, 18-25, 15-10) with Camila Hiruela topping the match. This Saturday at 19.00 they will play the second match to the best of three in the same venue and if Española wins they will qualify for the South American Club's Championship.

From the start of the match, Santa Fe team was surprise by the good performance of Jujuy's team. With good digging they always lead to finish with a good advantage 25-20 and win confidence. But on the second set, the visiting team reacted and with the improvement of the output of Westergaards and Do Nascimento finished putting the series 1-1.

With the match showing ups and downs on both teams Española had an outstanding start on the third set (8-1) against a rival that did not react. Camila Hiruela showed good serving and spiking while Villa Dora made many non-forced errors.

But while the ball is still moving the result can change and the fourth showed a strong visiting team coached by Gongora also starting with a great performance (0-8) to force a tie-breaker. The definitive fifth set started very fought point by point but Española got its first important advantage 12-9 with Hiruela as Most Valuable Player to get the first victory out of three posible matches.

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