2018 Girls' Youth NORCECA Volleyball Championship

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2018 Girls' Youth NORCECA Volleyball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation  Honduras
Dates 25 August – 2 September
Teams 8
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Champions  United States (8th title)
Tournament awards
MVP  Jessica Mzurik (USA)
Official website
NORCECA

The 2018 Girls' Youth NORCECA Volleyball Championship was the eleventh edition of the bi-annual volleyball tournament. It was held in Tegucigalpa National Gymnasium, Tegucigalpa, Honduras from 25 August to 2 September among eight countries. The United States won the tournament and qualified for the 2019 FIVB Girls' World Championship along with Canada.[1] United States player Jessica Mzurik won the Most Valuable Player award.[2]

Qualification[edit]

A total of 9 teams qualify for the 2018 Girls' Youth NORCECA Volleyball Championship. In addition to Honduras who qualified automatically as hosts, the other 8 teams qualify based on top 5 teams from the NORCECA U 18 Continental Ranking and the 3 Zonal Champions from the AFECAVOL, ECVA and CAZOVA, U-18 Zonal Championships. Mexico withdrew from the tournament and the event continued with only 8 teams.[3]

Pool composition[edit]

Group A Group B
 Cuba  United States
 Dominican Republic  Honduras
 Canada  Nicaragua
 Costa Rica  Barbados

Pool standing procedure[edit]

  1. Number of matches won
  2. Match points
  3. Points ratio
  4. Sets ratio
  5. Result of the last match between the tied teams

Match won 3–0: 5 match points for the winner, 0 match points for the loser
Match won 3–1: 4 match points for the winner, 1 match point for the loser
Match won 3–2: 3 match points for the winner, 2 match points for the loser

Preliminary round[edit]

  advances to semifinals
  advances to quarterfinals
  advances to 5th–8th classification

Group A[edit]

Matches Pts Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Cuba 3 0 15 225 154 1.461 9 0 MAX
2  Dominican Republic 2 1 10 207 174 1.190 6 3 2.000
3  Canada 1 2 5 193 194 0.995 3 6 0.500
4  Costa Rica 0 3 0 122 225 0.542 0 9 0.000
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Aug 16:00 Cuba  3–0  Canada 25–19 25–20 25–20     75–59 P2 P3
27 Aug 18:00 Dominican Republic  3–0  Costa Rica 25–12 25–15 25–13     75–40 P2 P3
28 Aug 16:00 Dominican Republic  3–0  Canada 25–19 25–21 25–19     75–59 P2 P3
28 Aug 18:00 Cuba  3–0  Costa Rica 25–11 25–15 25–12     75–38 P2 P3
29 Aug 14:00 Costa Rica  0–3  Canada 17–25 14–25 13–25     44–75 P2 P3
29 Aug 18:00 Cuba  3–0  Dominican Republic 25–19 25–19 25–19     75–57 P2 P3

Group B[edit]

Matches Pts Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  United States 3 0 15 225 97 2.320 9 0 MAX
2  Honduras 2 1 10 185 176 1.051 6 3 2.000
3  Nicaragua 1 2 5 152 202 0.752 3 6 0.500
4  Barbados 0 3 0 138 225 0.613 0 9 0.000
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Aug 14:00 United States  3–0  Nicaragua 25–6 25–11 25–12     75–29 P2 P3
27 Aug 20:00 Honduras  3–0  Barbados 25–12 25–19 25–22     75–53 P2 P3
28 Aug 14:00 United States  3–0  Barbados 25–10 25–7 25–16     75–33 P2 P3
28 Aug 20:00 Honduras  3–0  Nicaragua 25–18 25–18 25–12     75–48 P2 P3
29 Aug 16:00 Barbados  0–3  Nicaragua 15–25 18–25 19–25     52–75 P2 P3
29 Aug 20:00 United States  3–0  Honduras 25–12 25–10 25–13     75–35 P2 P3

Final round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Finals
                           
         United States 3  
   Dominican Republic 3      Dominican Republic 0    
   Nicaragua 0          United States 3
       Canada 0
         Cuba 2    
   Honduras 0      Canada 3   Third place
   Canada 3    Dominican Republic 1
   Cuba 3
                       
   Costa Rica 3  
   Nicaragua 0   5th place
       Costa Rica 3
       Honduras 0
   Barbados 0
   Honduras 3   7th place
     Nicaragua 3
     Barbados 0

Quarterfinals[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Aug 18:00 Dominican Republic  3–0  Nicaragua 25–6 25–11 25–16     75–33 P2 P3
30 Aug 20:00 Honduras  0–3  Canada 15–25 16–25 16–25     47–75 P2 P3

5th–8th Classification[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
31 Aug 14:00 Costa Rica  3–0  Nicaragua 25–19 25–17 25–12     75–48 P2 P3
31 Aug 16:00 Barbados  0–3  Honduras 14–25 16–25 16–25     46–75 P2 P3

Semifinals[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
31 Aug 18:00 Cuba  2–3  Canada 25–18 19–25 25–20 23–25 14–16 106–104 P2 P3
31 Aug 20:00 United States  3–0  Dominican Republic 25–12 25–17 25–17     75–46 P2 P3

7th place[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Sep 14:00 Nicaragua  3–0  Barbados 25–18 25–21 25–14     75–53 P2 P3

5th place[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Sep 16:00 Costa Rica  3–0  Honduras 25–20 25–17 25–16     75–53  

3rd place[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Sep 18:00 Cuba  3–1  Dominican Republic 19–25 25–20 28–26 25–16   97–87 P2 P3

Final[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Sep 20:00 Canada  0–3  United States 13–25 12–25 23–25     48–75 P2 P3

Finals standing[edit]

  Qualified to 2019 FIVB Girls' World Championship.
Rank Team
1st place, gold medalist(s)  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Cuba
4  Dominican Republic
5  Costa Rica
6  Honduras
7  Nicaragua
8  Barbados

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Solution, Utech. "United States NORCECA U18 champion by beating Canada". norceca. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  2. ^ Solution, Utech. "Jessica Mruzik Most Valuable Player of NORCECA U18". norceca. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Eight teams go for two World Champs tickets". www.norceca.net. Retrieved 30 July 2019.