15U SYNERGY WIN SCORPIONS FIRST PREMIER MEDAL
The Scorpions 15U Synergy girls competitive team on December 12, 2015 travelled to Hamilton to play in the Premier Division Ontario Volleyball Association Tournament.
They did what no other Scorpions team could do before them by capturing a bronze medal in the highest division in youth volleyball in Ontario.
In pool play they lost a close one in 3 sets against London Forest City Oaks
L 23-25,W 25-14,L 13-15. they rebounded to beat Hamilton in a gritty three set battle.L 23-25,W 25-17,W 15-12
It did not get any easier, as in the quarter finals, the Scorpions needed three sets to defeat London LVC Intensity W 25-10, L 21-25, W 15-12. In the semi finals the Scorpions lost a tough match in three sets to Halton Hurricanes W 26-24,L 16-25,
It set up the Bronze Medal showdown match against the same London Forest City Oaks team that had beaten the Scorpions team earlier. The Scorpions got their revenge and beat London in straight sets 25-16 and 29-27.
Paul Langan, club founder states," We have had many good solid teams in the last five years but it takes something special to win a medal in the Premier Division. By the Scorpions Synergy 15U winning the bronze medal we have raised the bar for all Scorpions teams to meet and exceed."
Players: Olivia Benzin, Hailey Reilly, Jamie Paquette, Ciarra Collison, Hope Harnack, Maddi Mulholland, Veronika Kemperman, Angelina Markotic, Madie Coolman, Emily Aitken ,Asstand Coach: Chey Omand, Head Coach: Janet Cobbs Mulholland