Hamilton Smash picks up more gold

Hamilton’s Smash Volleyball Club’s 15-Under girls team won its second gold medal in an Ontario Volleyball Association tournament on Saturday (March 22).

(Photo: Hamilton Smash)

(Photo: Hamilton Smash)

Playing in front of a home crowd at Saltfleet High School, Smash went undefeated throughout the tournament sweeping its two round-robin matches in two sets to advance to the quarter-finals and then the semi-finals, again with two set victories.

In the finals, Smash faced Defensa out of Burlington and won in three sets, 25-22, 17-25 and 15-9

Team members include Aniayah Claxton, Hayley Groves, Kristine Wu, Sabrina Cianciosi, and Nat Clark, all of Hamilton; Jessica DeForest, Melissa McFadden, Carly Wong, Julianna Marfisi, and Victoria Pancucci, all of Stoney Creek; Emily Scime, Waterdown; and Maddie Carrigan, Ancaster.