MAC 18U Boys cut down Forest City for volleyball bronze

Seeded fourth heading into the 18-Under Provincial Championships in Waterloo on the weekend, the Mountain Athletic Club Volleyball boys’ team finished strong to win the Tier 1 Bronze medal.

In the round robin, MAC defeated Windsor Riverside Rage, 25-20, 25-23; Kingston Pegasus, 25-16, 25-23; Sudbury Staxx, 25-14, 25-15; and the London Forest City Green, 28-30, 25-23, 15-9.

The Crush defeated MAC, 26-28, 25-19, 15-11, but Hamilton came back dominating Toronto West, 30-28, 25-18, to win the quarter finals.

In the semi-finals, MAC lost to the Ottawa Mavericks, 25-15, 25-13, but pushed through the Bronze medal match winning over London Forest City Green, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13.

The MAC 18U Boys team is coached by Steve Bonazza of St. Catharines. Players include Jerome Han and Patrick Strzalkowski, St. Catharines; Calvin Fast, Niagara- on-the-Lake; Alex Bright, Niagara Falls; Jake Leslie, Dane Carlsen, Jesse Walczak, Bart Jedrzejewska, Jeremy Bochenek, Jon Adomait, and Ben Howe, Hamilton; and Brennan Wilson, Ancaster.