The Scorpions 15U Synergy team came into the Volleyball Canada Eastern Canadian Nationals to prove they can play with the best in Canada. Ninety-six teams from Alberta to Newfoundland came to RIM Park in Waterloo for three days of competitions. They delivered winning a Division 1 Tier 1 Silver Medal.
In round robin the Scorpions beat the New Brunswick Tommies 25-6, 25-3 and the Nova Scotia Truro Cougars 25-10, 25-17. They finished off Friday losing to Halton Hurricanes 25-16, 25-15.
On Saturday in Power Pool play the Scorpions stumbled against the Georgian Cubs 25-10, 25-11. The Scorpions rebounded beating a tough Ottawa Mavericks Ambush team in three sets 19-25, 25-13, 11-15. They finished the day defeating Scarborough Titans Revolution 25-22, 25-20.
On Sunday in the playoffs the Scorpions were in Division 1, Tier 1 the highest division in Canada. In the quarter finals the Scorpions defeated the Mississauga Pakman in a tough three set battle 17-25, 25-21, 15-13.
In the semi-finals they defeated the Quebec Libellules Bleues in straight sets 25-20, 25-21. In the gold medal game the Scorpions lost to the Halton Hurricanes in two sets.
The Silver Medalist Scorpions 15U Synergy players are: Players: Olivia Benzin, Hailey Reilly, Jamie Paquette, Ciarra Collison, Hope Harnack, Maddi Mulholland, Veronika Kemperman, Angelina Markotic, Madie Coolman, Emily Aitken. Head Coach: Janet Cobbs Mulholland, Assistant Coach Chey Omand.