The Mountain Volleyball Club (MVC) 18U squad won top honours at the OVA Provincial Cups held in Kitchener recently.
The team placed second after pool play, defeating Ms Pakmen 17U 25-17, 25-21, splitting with Sarnia Thunder 25-27, 28-26 and with the Waterloo Tigers Black 25-17, 21-25.
In the quarter-finals, MVC 18U defeated Oakville Thunder Blue 25-17, and 25-9 as well as Eclipse West 25-23, 25-23 in the semi-finals.
MVC finished with a solid win over Georgetown Impact 25-20, 25-21 to win gold and move up to the Premier division for 2013.
The MVC 18U team, coached by Jos Nederveen of Dundas, Mike Fuchs of Glanbrook, Kirstie Shepherd of Stoney Creek and Laurie Fernandez of Hamilton, includes Waterdown players Randi Carey, Leah Feuerstake and Lindsay Vanderweide, as well as athletes from Hamilton, Ancaster, Dundas, Stoney Creek, St. Catharines and Grimsby.
-Submitted by Nancy Castura