Two Mountain Volleyball Club girls teams returned home with medals from recent competitions.
The MAC 14-under girls won Gold at the Girls McGregor Cup Zone B tournament held in Burlington. The 15U girls took the Bronze medal at the McGregor Cup Championship West in Cambridge.
The 14U girls were first in their pool after round robin play, MVC advanced to the quarter finals and defeated the Halton Hurricanes Blue 13U, 25-13, 25-19, and the Burlington Blaze Red, 17-25, 25-17, 15-13 in the semi-finals.
MVC kept up the momentum and served its way to a 25-16, 25-22 win over the Halton Hurricanes Black to win the Gold medal.
The 14U team athletes include: Amanda Adoranti, Stoney Creek; Alyssa Borges, Hamilton; Natasha Lorna Burns, Hamilton; Jordan Koslowski, Hamilton; Bernadette Leach, Hamilton Mountain; Kate Kalenchuk, Hamilton; Rachel Doric, Carlisle; Sarah McPhail, Carlisle; Hannah Clouse, Kilbride; Maddison Patterson, Kilbride; Madison Rowe, Binbrook, Charlotte Rose, Dundas; and Nicole Cashin, Dundas.
The 15U girls improved from a previous 15U tournament fifth place finish to take their Bronze.
MVC finished first in pool play and received a bye to the quarter finals. Against the Woodstock Warriors, Stoney Creek’s Daniella Balaz served up seven straight serves to a 26-24, 25-16 win.
In the semi-finals against Niagara Rapids Black, Oakville’s Mila Krunic led in blocks and MVC tried to force a third set but lost 25-14, 25-22.
In the Bronze medal match, Ancaster’s Regan Russell and Stoney Creek’s Rachel Todd led in serving in a 25-21, 22-25,15-9 win over Interclub.
The team is coached by Siobhan Mondesire of Ancaster. The MVC 15U team athletes include: Hayley Genovy, Stoney Creek; Rachel Todd, Stoney Creek; Daniella Balaz, Stoney Creek; Regan Russell, Ancaster; Bianca Brown, Ancaster; Nicole Gwiazdowicz, Dundas; Sara Spagnolette, Dundas; Victoria Golebiowski, Binbrook; Briana Layard, Burlington; and Mila Krunic, Oakville.