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14u Girls

May 2-5, 2019 – Congrats to our 14u Girls who competed in the Nationals this past weekend!
Our Summit and Rival teams faced each other in the D2T3 finals, and after a fun battle our summit team came away with the Gold and Rival with the silver. Both teams demonstrated great sportsmanship and congratulated each other off the court. Congrats on great seasons girls, way to finish off strong.

17u Legend Girls – 4th

April 28, 2019 – Congrats to the 17 u legend team. They went into the 18 u provincials ranked 11 and finished 4 overall in Ontario. Great job ladies. Up next 17 u Nationals.

13u Legend Boys – Bronze

April 18-20, 2019 – Congrats to the 13U boys who competed through three tough days at provincials on April 19th-21st in Waterloo. Coming in ranked 6th, the boys knocked off the #1 seed in the quarters before falling to the #3 ranked team in a tough 3 set battle semi! The boys bounced back to pick up a win in the Bronze medal game to finish the season ranked third in Ontario! Congrats guys!

16u Legend Boys – Gold

April 20, 2019 – The 16u boys had a great showing at provincials the Easter weekend! Rapids fought hard against the top teams on Friday, coming out 1-2. Saturday they woke up winning their first two games and losing a tough battle to the 6th seed Forest City. Sunday the team put it all on the line beating two higher ranked teams in the morning bringing them to tier 2 division 1 gold medal match. The team played well with great passing from Zach Reimer and big blocks from their middles, and won in 2 straight! In the end the boys ended up a higher rank, with MVP going to setter Connor Emslie. Look out Nationals – call them the emperors, because Rapids 16u Boys have found their grove!

17u Boys All-Stars

A HUGE congratulations to our amazing Rapids athletes Forest Turpel (Left Side) and Toby Jeffries (Libero), who have been selected to the 17U Boys OVA All-Star Team!

17u Girls All-Stars

A HUGE congratulations to our amazing Rapids athletes Nicole Woelk (Setter) and Jenna Pollock (Middle), who have been selected to the 17U Girls OVA All-Star Team!

17u Legend Boys – Silver

March 31, 2019 – The 17U Boys claimed their third 18U silver medal of the season in Stratford at the 2-day 18U Championship event! The boys battled hard both days and managed a couple big wins to pull off a 2nd place out of the 15 participating teams. After finishing day one with 6 out of 8 sets won, the team was ranked 5th going into day two. The boys then took care of their pre-quarter and quarter final matchups against the Guelph Jr. Gryphons and Toronto West without dropping a set, putting them up against the #1 seeded MAC Titanium in the semi final. After dropping a close first set 25-22, the boys rallied from 24-23 down to win the second set 26-24 before taking the third 15-9. The finals saw them match up against their 17U rival, Pakmen, where they fell just short in a close three set decision. Overall, the team had an excellent weekend of growth and our feeling confident heading into Provincials this upcoming weekend!

14u Rival Girls – Bronze

April 7, 2019 – Girls 14u Rivals took bronze at Ontario Championship.   The team collectively played  some of their best matches all season when it mattered most.  Even with injury the team rallied strong, stayed positive, and performed as a unified team.  Great job ladies!

13u Legend Boys – Gold

April 7, 2019 – Congrats to the 13U Boys Legend team on their gold medal victory today in Newmarket. They head into provincials in two weeks ranked 6th in Ontario! Also a shout out to our 13U Rapids Summit team who played some of their best volleyball of the season as they begin to peak for their final tournament!

18u Legend Boys – Fifth – 2019 Grand Prix

A big congrats to the 18U Boys who captured 5th this weekend at the Grand Prix in Burlington. In doing so, the boys have qualified for Division 1 that will be a main feature at Ontario Championships at the end of April! The top 8 teams in the province will compete over the course of three days that will include all games being live streamed and best 3 out of 5! This will be the first 18U Rapids Boys team to be featured in the new OVA designed format … congrats guys! Tonight they took a night off of practice to celebrate with a team dinner!

17u Legend Girls – Bronze

Our 17u Legend team won bronze this weekend in the 18 u bugarski cup championship division! The girls played well the entire weekend. They are ranked 11 overall going to the 18 u provincials in April. Good luck girls!

17u Summit Girls – Silver

Our 17u Summit Girls played their last 18u tournament this weekend winning the silver medal at the Bugarski cup!  The girls fought hard for every point and played great both days.Way to go ladies! Next stop Provincials.

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