The 16u Valkyrie participated in their McGregor Cup in Oshawa on January 28th, coming home with a gold medal. The Valkyrie entered the tournament ranked 5th out of 9 teams. They battled their way to first place in their pool in the morning, then went undefeated in the playoffs to take the gold. The gold medal game saw one of the most amazing comebacks ever, in the first set the Valkyrie were down 24-18, and rallied back to win 26-24. They kept the momentum and edged out the Titans in the final set 25-23. Well done Valkyrie!!
On Sunday January 22nd, the Marauders competed in their McGregor Cup at home. The team played hard all day not loosing a single match all day and winning gold in their final match of the day 2 sets to 1. Congrats to all athletes and coaches.
We’d like to share information about a local Volleyball Skills Camp being hosted at Opeongo High School for boys and girls in grades 5-9. The camp will be focusing on the fundamentals such as serving, volleying, passing and development of game play through court movement and fitness while having fun. The Camp will run Fridays from January 13th to March 10th. Cost is $30.00. For more information or questions see facebook ‘Opeongo Volleyball Skills Camp’ or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
They are also looking for any youth volleyball players who would like to volunteer to assist, please email: email@example.com if interested.
On December 17th, the 14u Marauders competed in their first regular OVA scheduled tournament of the season in Belleville. The Marauders entered the tournament 3rd out of the 10 teams competing. The athletes played hard all day, and were very competitive in the gold medal match, it was a nail biter, and the Marauders came away with the silver medal. Congrats to all athletes and coaches!
On December 10th the 16u Valkyrie competed in their Challenge Cup held at Georgian College in Barrie. The Valkyrie entered this tournament ranked 6th out of 12 teams competing, they played an incredible 15 sets of volleyball that day, and avenged a pool play loss from the morning in the bronze medal game, winning 2-0 for the bronze. Congrats to all athletes.