NORCECA Continental Championship match results from Friday

Photo courtesy of the FIVB and NORCECA

Check out all the final scores from the NORCECA Continental Championship semifinal matches that took place on Friday and the updated tournament bracket.

Semifinals
United States def. Mexico 25-18, 25-16, 25-23
Cuba def. Canada 17-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-19

Fifth-place match
Puerto Rico def. Dominican Republic 23-25, 25-14, 21-25, 25-23, 15-6

Off the Block U.S. Player of the Day
Brenden Sander, BYU — Sander had a match-high 13 kills and zero attack errors on an 81.25 percent offensive efficiency in a sweep against Mexico.

Off the Block Puerto Rico Player of the Day
Pelegrin Vargas, Purdue Fort Wayne — Vargas finished with 17 kills on a 41.46 percent offensive efficiency as Puerto Rico beat the Dominican Republic in five games to earn the final berth to the NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament in January.

NORCECA Continental Championship bracket