BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 20, 2017–All 7 Central American countries are participating in the U-20 Female Central American Volleyball Championship being hosted in Belize this year at the SCA Multipurpose Center; and, after losing our first outing yesterday to Honduras, a reliable source reports that Belize gained our first victory today when we defeated El Salvador. Congratulations, ladies!
As we go to press tonight, Belize is scheduled to meet powerhouse Costa Rica, who shut out Panama yesterday, 3-0.
Belize is scheduled to play Guatemala tomorrow, Friday, starting at 12:30 p.m. Belize all the way!!
On Saturday, Belize plays Panama at 12:30 p.m., and, as hosts, we play the last game of the Championship at 7:30 p.m. against Nicaragua. Go Belize!
It is a single round-robin tournament. Below is the schedule of games, including the results from opening day, yesterday. Today’s official results are not yet available. (Legend: CRC – Costa Rica; PAN – Panama; ESA – El Salvador; NCA – Nicaragua; HON – Honduras; BIZ – Belize; GUA – Guatemala) (Winners are in bold; and all Belize games are underlined.)
- Wednesday, July 19: CRC 3-0 PAN; ESA 2-3 NCA; HON 3-1 BIZ.
- Thursday, July 20: 8:30 – GUA vs PAN; 10:30 – HON vs NCA; 12:30 – ESA 1-3 BIZ; 15:30 – GUA vs NCA; 17:30 – ESA vs PAN; 19:30 – CRC vs BIZ.
- Friday, July 21: 8:30 – HON vs PAN; 10:30 – CRC vs NCA; 12:30 – GUA vs BIZ; 15:30 – HON vs ESA; 17:30 – CRC vs GUA; 19:30 – NCA vs PAN.
- Saturday, July 22: 8:30 – CRC vs ESA; 10:30 – GUA vs HON; 12:30 – BIZ vs PAN; 15:30 – CRC vs HON; 17:30 – GUA vs ESA; 19:30 – BIZ vs NCA.