Busy weekend as all teams were in action
This Presidents’ Day weekend was so much fun! We had a hard time waking up in the mornings but really came together in the afternoon for some strong games. We learned a lot about staying disciplined and being loud. We had some of the best rallys of the season against some really amazing teams. Although we have a long way to go we are really coming into our own as a team. We lost to sudden impact day one and came back for a rematch and ended up taking it in two. Overall third in Open in the Gold bracket!! Very proud of our girls and we had a great weekend together!!
The President’s Day Tournament for the 14s was a blast! We learned how to work as team, communicate, and also had some exciting rallys all day. Not only did we play amazing volleyball, we also had many opportunities to grow as a team and get to know each other better. The 14s played in the A.M. wave and were challenged with being fully awake and energized. A good example of this was our first match on day one of this tournament. Our team faced off against a Washington team named Sudden Impact. They were a strong team and had the upper hand against us. Unfortunately, we lost that match in two sets. For the remainder of the tournament we persevered as a team by lifting each other up along with the support and guidance of our two amazing coaches; Coach Crissy and Coach Peewee. This was evident on the last day of the tournament. Our first match of that morning was a rematch against Sudden Impact. We attacked it with a different mind set…we were more confident in our skills and ready to win. It was our opportunity to redeem ourselves…… and, that we did!!! We beat them in two sets!
Overall the 14s finished 3rd in the Gold bracket and grew a lot in our skills and as a team. We look forward to the remainder of the season and the growth that is yet to come.
This weekend was a great opportunity to compete with some challenging teams! It was a productive learning experience and the girls stepped up their consistency and energy throughout the weekend. The girls worked hard to support each other in every game, celebrating together and communicating positively, shaking off bad plays and moving on to the next point. Serving was a highlight for us this weekend especially, it was exciting to see the growth from past tournaments in both our serving consistency, accuracy, and intensity. We’re continuing to build our court awareness and intentionality throughout long rallies and it’s rewarding to see the girls make adjustments on their own. This tournament offered us some exciting matches to test our blocking and digging coordination and hitting accuracy, and the girls met each challenge head on, working hard and staying together to play strong!
The 18-1’s had a great opportunity to play at a higher level this weekend in Las Vegas. We played with a consistent amount of energy and effort all weekend, probably the most consistent we’ve been all season. We faced some good teams which really forced us to rely on one and other for support and encouragement during difficult times. It was great to see the positive energy amongst everyone. Also, shout out to Samantha King for playing great defense this weekend and for being so vocal on the court, she really helped keep our energy up! Overall, this weekend was a good learning experience and we are excited to get on the court again.