Tiziano Mazzone, who jumps over Japanese attack finished with 14 points.
Mexicali, Mexico, September 13, 2015 - Italy defeated Japan in four sets by scores of 25-20, 23-25, 30-28 and 25-12 and finished ahead of Pool D.
Tiziano Mazzone, Andrea Argenta and Oreste Cavuto were the top scorers of the Italian team. Mazzone tallied 14, while Argenta closed with 13 and Cavuto 12.
On the Japanese side, Ataru Kumakura totalized 14 points. Yuki Higuchi finished with 13 and Taishi Onodera registered 10.
Italy served well to control their Asian rival with a final 4-2 advantage and got 42 points by errors in 1 hour and 52 minutes. Japan could not get a point in the standings as they finished with no victories in the pool round. However they expect to improve their performance in the classification phase that begins in Mexicali on Tuesday.