Competing in MVSA 13s Invitational, Premier Strikers finished 2nd in pool play with record of 2-1 and sent them to the Gold Playoff Bracket. Playing a solid MVSA 12 Vortex team, they split the the 1st two sets sending them to the 3rd. After a back and forth match, they battled from behind to win the set 15-13 and advanced to the championship match. In the championship, they faced a previous opponent, Grit 13 Gold who they lost to in pool play in 3 close sets and they are ready to avenge the lost. They swept Grit 13 in two straight sets to capture the Gold Medal.
Premier EDGE 15 traveled north to compete in the ECV Spring Rally in the Keystone Region. They battled through pool play to finish 6-2 and finished 2nd in the pool play. In the semi final, they faced LV Force in one set to 25 and won to advance to the championship match to fight for the Gold. Facing ECP Iceberg again who they split with in pool play, it would be intense rematch for Gold. They took the 1st set 25-19, losing a close 24-26 and it was on to the race to 15. In a neck to neck fight, EDGE 15 won 15-13 and they earned the Gold Medal.
Premier EDGE 17 competed in Columbia 17 Open. Starting the day out right, they avenged a lost earlier in the year to MDJRS Black Elite sweeping them in straight sets. They split their remaining two matches in pool play but managed to capture the 1st seed in the pool play. In semi finals of the Gold Bracket, they played Baltimore Elite Navy and defeated them in straight sets to move on to the championship match. Wanting that gold medal, they came out strong vs MVSA Blizzard and never looked back winning both sets and the 1st Place spot!
Premier EDGE 16 traveled to Virginia to compete in No Panic Chill Out 16 Open Tournament. With a strong showing in pool play, they finished 5-1 in pool play to take the 1st seed in the pool and advanced to the Gold Playoff Bracket. They then turned up their play for playoffs with a semi final match vs WLVBC U16-1. This was an exciting match and went three set with Premier EDGE 16 getting the win and advancing to the Gold Final Match. Facing undefeated Vienna Elite, they fought incredibly but came up just a little short to win Silver Medals!
Premier Force competed in SOMDVBC 13/14 Invitational. Facing all 14U teams in pool play, they stepped up to the challenge finishing 5-1 in pool play and advanced to the Gold Playoff Bracket. Their semi final opponent was Xperience 14 - Red. They battled with them to win in 3 sets and advanced to Gold Final Match. Playing SOMD 14 Black in the final, they fought hard but they lose in 2 to earn Silver Medals against all 14U teams.
Finishing 2-1 on Day 1 against all 16U teams, Premier Wolfpack advanced to 15s Gold Bracket Playoff Round. They opened Sunday morning with a win vs SERV 15 Black to advance to the 15s Championship Match. They faced LEVBC U15 Select and despite a solid play they lost in two and to take 2nd place in the 15 division.
Three teams, Premier Crush, Premier Storm and Premier Wolves, competed in the 16 division. On Day 1, Premier Wolves finished 1st in pool play followed by Premier Crush in 2nd and Premier Storm finished 4th. In Bracket play on Sunday, Premier Storm started out the day out with a match vs 5 seed and won advancing to the next round vs to play Premier Wolves. Meanwhile, Premier Crush played the 3rd seed and won to advance the final vs the winner of Premier Storm vs Premier Wolves. With Premier Wolves winning that match, it was all Premier Final. Premier Wolves defeated Premier Crush to take the Gold and Premier Crush took the Silver.
Premier Twisters played in 14 Division. On Day 1, they finished 2nd in the pool and advanced to the Gold Bracket. Winning their semi final, they are on their way to the Final. They battled in the finals but unfortunately lost but they earned Silver Medals.
All teams enjoyed team bonding together at the Beach this weekend!
Tag(s): Home Panthers (Pink Select 13) Strikers (Pink Select 13) Twisters (Pink Select 14) EDGE 15 Fury (Pink Select 15) EDGE 16 Crush (Pink Select 16) EDGE 17 Phoenix (Pink Select 17) Force (Black Select 13) WolfPack (Black Select Plus) Storm (Black Select 16) Pistols (Black Select 17) Fire (Black Select 18) Wolves (White Select 16) Komodo Dragons (BOYS) Shore (Easton Select 14))