MVC take Gold at 16U McGregor Cup


The Mountain Volleyball Club continued its medal winning ways with the 16U team winning Gold and the 15U team and 14U Maroons claiming Bronze medals respectively in tournaments this past weekend.

The 16U team took first place at the 16U McGregor Cup - Trillium B in Kitchener and qualified for the championship division.  (Photo: MVC)

The 16U team took first place at the 16U McGregor Cup – Trillium B in Kitchener and qualified for the championship division. (Photo: MVC)

Finishing first in their pool, MVC 16U defeated the Waterloo Tigers Black, 25-17, 25-18, and the Waterloo Tigers 15U, 25-7, 25-23. MVC 16U moved past the Waterloo Tigers Red, 25-20, 25-18, in the quarter finals and the MVC 15U, 25-13, 25-13, in the semi-finals.

Pushing it to three sets, MVC 16U stung the Scorpions 25-16, 20-25, 15-7 to capture Gold.

The MVC 16U team is coached by Jeff Birrell of Georgetown and John DeFrancesco of Oakville. Players include Marta Matuzonyte and Zoe Cleland of Ancaster; Lilia Olejarz of Dundas; Maria McFarland of Hamilton; Alyssa Glen, Brenna McArthur and Bella Oliveira of Waterdown; Catherine Stevens and Dray Campagna of Burlington; Olivia Stibbe, Leigh-Anne Noltie, and Jenna Wilcox, all of Milton; and Clare Marler of St. Catharines.