MAC volleyball club shines in New York

The Mountain Athletic Club (MAC) Volleyball 14U Boys captured the Gold medal at their first US tournament, the Eden Erie Cup in Eden, New York over the holidays.

In pool play, MAC 14U boys faced a tough pool of local competitors losing to the Amherst Panthers 23-25, 23-25; splitting with the host Eden club 17-25, 25-21 and losing to the Rochester Pace Bootleggers 14-25, 17-25.

Finishing third in their pool and heading into the quarter finals, MAC 14U turned it around and delivered a win over the Rochester Pace Bootleggers 25-18, 25-22 . Facing the Eden 13U team, MAC won the semifinals in a 25-22, 22-25,15-7 match. In the Gold medal match MAC came out on top with a solid 25-16, 25-21 win over Eden 14U.

The MAC 14U Boys team is coached by Duncan Gillespie of Hamilton, Andrzej Felinczak of Stoney Creek and Senan Farrell of Hamilton.