February 16, 2019 – The 17U boys legend team captured their second silver of the season playing in 18U championship! The boys cruised through pool play and their quarter final without dropping a set, then battled hard for an impressive 3 set win against Forest City 17U in the semis! Unfortunately, they ran out of gas and dropped a tough 2 set match to Forest City 18U in the gold medal match. Despite coming up just short, the boys had an excellent day of extra reps and trying out new systems in preparation for Grand Prix in 2 weeks at Mohawk College!
February 17, 2019 – The 17 u legend team traveled to Columbus Ohio to play in the Presidents’ Day cup. They competed in the top National Division and finished second. They girls played amazing the entire weekend and should be proud of their play. Congratulations on Silver.
February 16-17, 2019 – A HUGE congrats to our 18U Legend Boys who have qualified for Grand Prix with an outstanding 5th place finish at Brock University this weekend! The boys came in ranked 12th and upset the 3rd seeded MAC early Sunday morning for a spot in top 8!
February 16, 2019 – Congratulations to the 14UG Summit Team for earning a Bronze medal this past Saturday at the Bugarski Cup! For the first time this season, the Summits came 1st in their pool after 2 gruelling matches to 3 sets each. After a quick 25m lunch, they were back on the court fighting their way thru their 3rd match heading into the medal round for just the 2nd time this season. After being defeated by the hard hitting PVC Flames in 2, they fought back against the Titans Impact winning in 2 for the Bronze medal! Break out day and eventual Tournament MVP awarded to #29 Alaina Larochelle for earning 18 points on her amazing short serve, 5 kills and 5 thundering blocks that were show stoppers! Runner ups go to #13 Kylie Namtzu for 20 kills up the middle, #21 Max Felsbourg and #22 Sierra Kalakaylo for serving up 37 points, and Kylie, #32 Lily Felsbourg and #7 Brianna Dykstra combining for 10 timely blocks. Great job girls in Championship Div!
February 9, 2019 – In pool play the girls were challenged and really fought hard to finish 2nd in their pool. Going into playoffs with a new source of energy individually and together as a team, the girls pushed hard through quarters and semis where in the finals they were met with MVC Olympus, with outstanding leadership from Kennedy Millin and from our newly found middle and MVP of the tournament Lauren MacPhail! The girls persevered to win GOLD and successfully find a spot in championship in the next upcoming 16U tournament!
Awesome job girls!
February 9, 2019 – Congratulations to our 15u Summit Girls who won Gold in a 16u tourney in Oakville! MVPs: Andrea Brennan & Maddie Neuman
February 09, 2019 – The Rapids 17u Summit girls were at it again in the 18u Furlani cup tournament this weekend . The girls played great all day going 4-1 . After losing a tough semi the girls gathered themselves together to capture the bronze. Great job girls !!!!
February 09, 2019 – The 17u legend team won their forth consecutive tournament today by winning gold in the 18 u championship division. The girls battled hard in the morning and finished strong in the afternoon. Congrats ladies!
February 09, 2019 – Girls played well all day. They stayed aggressive and played to win every point and it showed, winning silver. Our first medal of the season. We continue to build and improve.
February 02, 2019 – Congrats go out to the 13u Legend Girls who recently competed in Richmond Hill at 14u and took home a Silver medal! Awesome play by all as they only had 8 players who were up against much older and bigger teams, but that proved no problem for the mentally and technically awesome 13u Rapids Legends! The girls won 8 sets and only lost 2 all day to the eventual champions. Best point of the tourney goes out to Olivia Jones for an awesome dig. Co-MVP’s for the day go out to Ava Young and Kiara Vansteekelenburg. Well done girls!
February 02, 2019 – Niagara Rapids 12U Legend finished 4th at the 13U McGregor Cup on February 2nd. They certainly had some of their longest rallies of the season. After the last 13U tournament when the Waterloo Tigers defeated us in 3, our Legend team exacted some revenge from their chirping older opponents by winning in 2 straight sets during the quarters. Though our 12U’s eventually lost the bronze-medal match in 3, they earned the respect of their opponents and parents through their gritty defence and offensive boldness. Kate Chatwin provided stability on defense; Emily Pathe improved her game as a setter; Melissa Colbey upped her game in the playoffs; Maddy Havercamp personified determination; Mattea DiBacco led the team in kills; and, Mila Burattini was our most improved player.
February 02, 2019 – “Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to free-lance in volleyball”. The boys today showed that it took teamwork today to succeed. Having a difficult pool play the team bounced back and played a great quarter final. Game 2 down 19 -24 – Tyler came in and served out the match with some great plays but all. SHOWED Heart. Attitude, Respect and Determination/Dedication. (HARD). We are back in premier! Silver we will take it! Last tournament of the year we will be in premier until OVA. MVPs: Many great moments but all. Jack and Cam will share the honour this tournament. Cam coming off an injury played exceptional at the net. Jack finally listened to his coaches and utilized his best serve – The spinner. Thanks again to the parents!
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