A golden moment for MAC 17 volleyball girls


The Mountain Athletic Club 17-under girls were gold medalists at the Bugarski Cup in Etobicoke on the weekend.

Seeded third overall at the tournament, MAC finished first in their pool defeating, London Forest City B 16U, 27-25, 25-12 and the Niagara Rapids Black 16U, 25-13, 25-19.

In a tough quarter final match, they defeated the Niagara Rapids Black 17U, 29-27, 25-23. In the semi final, MAC matched up with London Forest City A 16U and moved on with a 25-19, 25-17 win to the championship match.

MAC finished with a perfect record in the tournament defeating the Georgetown Impact 17U, 25-17, 25-20 for the Gold medal.

The team is coached by Denis Levesque of Kilbride and Jenn Eccles of Burlington. Players include: ChiChi Chuks-Mady, Hamilton; Renee and Nichole Helmer, Oakville; Michelle Kolich, Hamilton; Mira Krunic, Oakville; Milena Gligorovic, Kitchener; Corinne McGrath, Cambridge; Mikaila Nederveen, Dundas; Jessica Peic, Mount Hope; Julia Quinn, Hamilton; and Olja Vazic, Kitchener.