Mountain Volleyball 13U Black earns third Gold


The 13U Black team has added to the medal collection of the Mountain Volleyball Club.

The girls’ team picked up the Gold prize at the 13U McGregor Cup held in Welland recently.

The MVC 13U Black team with their third medals of the OVA season.  (Photo: MVC)

The MVC 13U Black team with their third medals of the OVA season. (Photo: MVC)

Placing first in pool play, MVC defeated the Halton Hurricanes 12U, 26-24, 25-19, and the Brant Tornadoes, 25-8, 25-23, 25-11.

In the quarter-finals, the 13U Black defeated the Niagara Rapids, 25-21, 25-18, and followed up with a win over the Oakville Thunder, 25-11, 25-11 in the semi-finals.

In the Gold medal match, MVC 13U Black overcame the Guelph Grizzlies Black, 25-17, 25-18, to finish as tournament champions for the third time in their Ontario Volleyball Association season.

The MVC 13U Black team is coached by Peter Stratford of Burlington, Christine Kalata of Oakville and Kaitlin Mattiozzi of Hamilton. Players include Serena McKay, Madeleine Madronich, Logan Garvey, Sophie Hollingshead, and Ella Carter, all of Hamilton; Natalie Ogrodnik, Taite Cleland, Sarah Treffry, and Meira Morphet, all of Ancaster; Alexie Chevrier and Samantha Honaizer, of Binbrook; Mairin Clarke, of Burlington; and Emily Keeting of Milton.