The Mountain Volleyball Club 14U Black team found a silver lining playing up an age division by winning the Silver medal at the 15U Bugarski Cup – Trillium D held in Bolton on Saturday (March 22).
14U Black finished second in its pool, defeating their sister team, MVC 14U Maroon, 25-8, 25-15, and the Selects 00, 25-11, 25-16, but had a close loss to the eventual tournament champions Etobicoke 381 Blue, 25-15, 26-24.
In the quarter-finals, MVC 14U Black regrouped to defeat the Titans Dacrew, 25-23, 25-21, and in the semi-finals beat MVC 15U, 25-19, 25-23..
In the Gold medal match, Etobicoke 381 Blue remained undefeated with a 27-25, 25-12 win over MVC 14U Black.
The MVC 14U Black team is coached by Peter Stratford of Burlington and Kristin Kawamoto of Hamilton. Players include Elisa Mejia of Stoney Creek
Khloe Mattiozzi, Felicia Malavolta, Taylor Morrison, and Grace Heath, all of Hamilton; Megan Richer and Scarlett Windich, of Dundas, Megan Grosso, of Carlisle, Karmen Krug, of Waterdown, and Christina Stratford of Burlington.