MAC volleyball girls place fourth, fifth in tourneys

Mountain Athletic Club (MAC) Girls 16U team placed fourth at the 16U McGregor Cup Trillium Zone A in Wingham.

In round robin play, MAC split with the Selects Green 95, 12-25, 25-22 with Joanna Jedrzejewska of Hamilton serving up seven straight points. Against the Oakville Thunder 15U, MAC won, 25-13, 25-19.

In the re-pool, MAC 16U defeated the Spiking Sharks 25-11, 25-16 with Kayleigh Mahony of Ancaster scoring five straight service points. In the quarter finals, MAC tamed the Waterloo Tigers Black 94, 14-25, 25-16, 16-14. Jennifer Vegh of Hamilton led on serves.

MAC 16U lost a close semifinal to the Waterloo Tigers Black 95, 24-26, 25-19, 17-15 with Jennifer Vegh and Jade Decoste of Hamilton leading in serves with 12 points between them.

MAC came up short in a close bronze medal match losing to the Burlington Blaze 15U, 20 25, 25-22, 15-17. Maddy Szlafarski of Burlington and Joanne Jedrzejewska led the MAC team with spike kills.

The MAC 16U girls are coached by Meghan Boyle and Geoff Reiner of Ancaster. Team members include: Jennifer Vegh, Hamilton; Alyssa Mason, Hamilton; Maddy Szlafarski, Burlington; Alex Rocca, Ancaster; Kayleigh Mahony, Ancaster; Sarah Mclaughlin, Ancaster; Victoria Ho, Hamilton; Jade DeCoste, Hamilton; Joanne Jedrzejewska, Hamilton; and Rochelle Helmer, Oakville.

Meanwhile, the MAC 14U Girls placed fifth at the 14U McGregor Cup Championship West in Etobicoke.

Finishing third in their pool, MAC lost to the South County Black Bandits, 22-25, 14-25. Madison Ertsinian of Hamilton led the team in serves. MAC 14U lost to the Chatham Ballhawks Blue 22-25,18 – 25.

In the quarter final round, MAC defeated the Woodstock Warriors, 25-22, 25-17 with a strong serving run from Hayley Genovy of Stoney Creek.

In the semifinals against the Georgetown Impact, MAC lost a tough 19-25, 20-25 match putting them up against the Halton Hurricanes Blue. Regan Russell of Ancaster led the team in passing and Mila Krunic of Oakville helped in serves in MAC’s 25-17, 31-29 win to take fifth place.

The MAC 14U Girls team is coached by Siobhan Mondesire and Greg Elvikis of Ancaster. Team members include: Hayley Genovy, Stoney Creek; Brittany Vanderlaan, Stoney Creek; Danielle Balasz, Stoney Creek; Bianca Brown, Ancaster; Regan Russell, Ancaster; Mackenzie Kool, Ancaster; Madison Ertsinian, Hamilton Mountain; Katiana Pare, Hamilton; Brianna Layard, Campbellville; Nicole Gwiazdowicz, Dundas; Victoria Golebiowski, Binbrook; Michelle Walker, Mount Hope; and Mila Krunic, Oakville.