Mountain Athletic Club’s Volleyball Boys 17-Under team won the Silver medal at the 17U Boys Bugarski Cup – Championship West held in Stratford.
MAC defeated the Waterloo Tiger Reds, 25-22, 25-17; London Forest City Green, 25-14, 25-20, and the Stratford Cobras, 25-19, 25-14 before defeating the Niagara Rapids, 25-10, 25-11 in the semi-finals.
Facing Riverside of Windsor in the Gold medal match, MAC fought it out to a three set match, losing a close 25-20, 21-25, 11-15 final to settle for the Silver medal.
Earlier in February, MAC 17U finished ninth in the championship side of the prestigious Nittany Lions Penn State tournament.
The MAC team is coached by Hamilton’s Chris Marynowicz, Burlington’s Derek Jones, and Stoney Creek’s Jeff Hargot. Players include: Eric Luangpakdy, Hamilton; Philip Marynowicz, Hamilton; Adrian Swist, Hamilton; Daniel Gayle, Hamilton; Zachary Kool, Ancaster; Derek Lahaie, Waterdown; Jordan Dewaele, Stoney Creek; Jeremy Coulson, Burlington; Mark Nelson, Brantford; Jacob Roorda, Paris; Gabriel Dzelme, Burlington; and Daniel Groenveld, Welland.