Mark your calendars Scorpions competitive team players as we celebrate a fantastic indoor season. May 2nd Emerald Lake Banquet Hall 2-5:00pm.
The Scorpions 17U girls competitive team travelled to Michigan to take part in the 2015 Great Lakes Festival (AAU) in Detroit and surrounding area. They returned home with a bronze medal losing only two sets all weekend.
In preliminary play they beat Replay Adv 18U VC (25-9, 26-28, 15-8), Bronze Border 16U 2-0 (25-20, 25-18) and then Lion West 17U VC 2-0 (25-21, 25-14).
On day two they won their opening match against Georgia East VC 2-0 (25-12, 25-14)
They got a bye to the semis where they lost a tough three set battle to SuperNOVA 17RED VC 2-1 (17-25, 25-19, 15-13)
They were awarded the bronze medal. The team is Alana Beirness,Amy Cureton, Brianna Downey,Brittany Schmidt,Emily Cowley,Emily Zadori, Jadyn Pestill, Marijana Svrdlin,Sierra Wessel, Sidney Haefling,Timea Ratiu,Victoria Kozak. Head Coach is Vaughan McMillan and Assistant Coach is Rachel Campbell
The Scorpions 16U Venom girls competitive volleyball team travelled to London recently with one goal in mind. Win the Gold and return to the Premier Division in Ontario Volleyball.
Playing in the Championship Division the tournament was at Fanshawe College.
In pool play the Scorpions defeated Forest City Blue 25-8, 22-25, 15-5, then beat the Kitchener Predators Purple 25-19, 28-26. In the quarter finals, the Scorpions beat the Niagara Rapids Black 27-17, 23-25, 15-13
In the semis the Scorpions defeated the Halton Hurricanes 15U Black in a tough three set battle
25-18, 20-25, 15-12. In the finals the Scorpions won Gold beating London Forest City Green 15U at home, in another tight three set match. 28-26, 12-25, 15-12
Team Members are: Brianne Sterzik,Deszerae Chanthaboury, Hailey Gallant,Jenna Banz,
Kayla Gallant,Kendra Phillips,Leona Spasik, Madelaine Antwi, Makena Abbott,Monika Zeglen,
Head Coach Tom Podstawka, Assistant Coach Paige Stewart.
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club has met the criteria to become an accredited club through Volleyball Canada.
WireService.ca Press Release (03/03/2015) Cambridge, ON - The Ontario Volleyball Association has announced that the Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club Inc. of Cambridge, ON, qualified as an accredited volleyball club for 2015 by Volleyball Canada.
Volleyball Canada is the national governing body for volleyball in Canada.
The Volleyball Canada Club Accreditation Program recognizes and rewards the contributions exceptional clubs make to the development of volleyball in Canada. It is awarded annually to clubs who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in several areas including coach, athlete and volunteer development, accountable governance, gender balance, and club capacity, among other criteria.
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is the largest in the Waterloo Region and surrounding area. The club has grown dramatically in their short 4 year existence. In 2014, the club had over 1000 registrations in their beach and indoor programs. Their beach volleyball program is one of the largest in Canada.
Paul Langan, Founder of Scorpions Volleyball Club states, "The Scorpions Volleyball Club is very appreciative of being recognized by Volleyball Canada as meeting the requirements for their 2015 Club Accreditation Program. It has been a wonderful challenge to go from 30 registrants in 2010 to over 1,000 in 2014. Great board members, coaches, volunteers, players and parents have made this accomplishment possible. We look forward to continued growth and development as a club. This accreditation confirms that we are on the right track! "
Here is a link to a photo of the club. http://tinyurl.com/scorpionsclub For more on the club contact: Paul Langan 519-654-0089 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Scorpions Indoor Programs go to: http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca/
For more information on the Scorpions Beach Programs go to: http://www.scorpionsbeach.ca/
Here is the pdf _of this press release.
For more information on the Volleyball Canada accreditation program go to: http://www.volleyball.ca/content/club-accreditation
The Scorpions 13U competitive girls volleyball team travelled to Kitchener for the Bugarski Cup tournament and came home with their second silver medal of the season. In Pool Play the Scorpions defeated LVC Fury 25-10, 25-10, Scorpions vs Brantford 13U 25-9, 26-23. In the quarter finals they defeated Predators Wild 25-10, 25-20.
In the semi finals they defeated Predators Altitude 25-5, 25-15. In the gold medal match they lost in three sets to LVC Ignite 25-23, 15-25, 6-15.
The team members are Alexandra Stanley,Brookelynn MacPherson, Frieda Nolan,Isabella De la torre,Jaaziah Colquhoun, Kennedy Koeslag, Lauren Beechey,Nahya Dalle Vedove,Rachel Fitzgerald,Victoria Aragona/Cripps, Sydney Hendershott, Taylor Chalmers. Head Coach Tracy Liburd, Assistant Coach Andy Watson.
The Scorpions Volleyball Cub 15U girls competitive team travelled to Kitchener to play in the Ontario Volleyball Association 15U Championship Division an won a silver medal.
In pool play they won both matches beating South County White (25-13, 25-16) and top ranked Mountain Valleyball Club (MVC) of Hamilton 15 Black (25-23, 25-18). In the quarter finals they beat MVC 14 Black (25-17,25-20).
In a tough three set semi final battle they beat South County Black (20-25, 25-12, 25-20).
Playing MVC 15 Black again in the gold medal finals they lost (14-25, 20-25) capturing the silver medal.
The team is: Brianne Banderob, Dakota Kersting, Emma Mackey, Hailey Cole, Hope Harnack, Lauren Reycraft, Liana Roller, Melanie Faber, Rachel Maier, Sara Jenkins, Sarah Dubrick, Tove Petersen, Head Coach Paul Podstawka