USA Volleyball Logo

USA Volleyball

Mizuno Long Beach 17, CVC 17 Black, 951 Elite 17-1 Winners

July 01, 2009, 7:39 p.m. (ET)

Bill Kauffman
Manager, Media Relations and Publications
Phone: 719-228-6800
E-Mail: bill.kauffman@usav.org

MIAMI, Fla. (July 1, 2009) – The 30th USA Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championships, hosted by USA Volleyball at the Miami Beach Convention Center, crowned three champions in 17-and-under age division brackets on Wednesday as the 10-day event runs from June 26 to July 5.

Miz Long Beach 17 Mizuno (Southern California) topped Northern Lights 17-1 (North Country) 25-20, 29-27, 25-22 in the gold-medal match of the 17 Open Division. Miz Long Beach 17 Mizuno defeated Wave 17 Jeanne Spalding (Southern California) 25-19, 26-24, 25-22 in the semifinals and Sunshine 17 (Southern California) 25-22, 25-21, 25-16 in the quarterfinals. Northern Lights 17-1 reached the title match with a 25-16, 25-22, 25-22 quarterfinal win over Texas Tornados 17 Mizuno and a 25-22, 25-20, 25-15 victory over Vision 17 Gold (Northern California) in the semifinals.

CVC 17 Black (Ohio Valley) captured the 17 National Division title with a hard-fought 25-23, 26-24 victory over Sports Shack 17-1 (Southern California) in the championship match. CVC 17 Black downed Club West 17 Elite (Southern California) 25-21, 22-25, 15-9 in the semifinals and City Beach 17 Black (Northern California) 25-22, 25-22 in the quarterfinals. Sports Shack 17-1 reached the finals by defeating Legacy 17-National (Lakeshore) 26-24, 25-21 in the quarterfinals and AJV 17 Mizuno (Lone Star) 20-25, 25-18, 15-8 in the semifinals.

951 Elite 17-1 (Southern California) earned the 17 American Division title with a 25-22, 25-15 victory over Ohio Elite 171 (Ohio Valley). 951 Elite 17-1 advanced through the gold bracket with a 25-10, 25-20 win over CincyClassics 17Black (Ohio Valley) in the quarterfinals and Goldenwest 17 Asics (Southern California) 25-27, 25-14, 16-14 in the semifinals. Ohio Elite 171 topped OVA 17 Asics (Florida) in the quarterfinals and SG ELITE 17Roshambo (Southern California) 25-21, 24-26, 15-10 in the semifinals to reach the gold-medal match.

Without any title being settled on July 2, the 15 Open, 15 National and 15 American Division champions will be the next group to be declared winners on July 3.

This year’s USA Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championships includes 9,500 athletes from 788 teams. The tournament will crown 19 champions in age divisions ranging from 12-18. Open Division titles are disputed for the 14s, 15s, 16s, 17s and 18s, while National Division and American Division contests championships for all seven age groups.

Gold Bracket Results for 2009 USA Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championships
12 National: Gold – GVA Red 12-1 (Puerto Rico); Silver – Asics MAVS 12-1 (Heart of America); Bronze – NE Elite Extreme (Great Plains) and SG Elite 12RoShambo (Southern California)
12 American: Gold – Mavericks 12 Phil/Nicho (Southern California; Silver – Xtreme 12 Black (Lone Star); Bronze – St. Louis CYC 12 Blue (Gateway) and Laguna 12 John (Southern California)
13 National: Gold – MadFrog 13s National (North Texas); Silver – Asics MAVS 13-1 (Heart of America); Bronze – St. Louis CYC 13 Green (Gateway) and Vision 13 Gold (Northern California)
13 American: Gold – SCVC Roxy 13-1 (Southern California); Silver – Impact-131 (Lone Star); Bronze – Ren Clev 13 Royal (Ohio Valley) and Woodlands Wave 13 Black (Lone Star)
14 Open: Championships on Sunday, July 5
14 National: Championships on Sunday, July 5
14 American: Championships on Sunday, July 5
15 Open: Championships on Friday, July 3
15 National: Championships on Friday, July 3
15 American: Championships on Friday, July 3
16 Open:
Gold – KCPOWER 16-1; Silver – TCA SC 16-Black; Bronze – City Beach 16 Black and Miz LB 16 Mizuno
16 National: – Wave 16Katie Spalding; Silver – A5 161 Gabe; Gold Bronze – OK Peak Performance 16-1 and Northern Lights 16-1
16 American: Gold – Impact 16 Bryan; Silver – Dinamo 16-Elite; Bronze – Santa Barbara 16 Blue and Springfield 16Blue
17 Open: Gold – Miz Long Beach Mizuno (Southern California); Silver – Northern Lights 17-1 (North Country); Bronze – Vision 17 Gold (Northern California) and Wave 17 Jeanne Spalding (Southern California)
17 National: Gold – CVC 17 Black (Ohio Valley); Silver – Sports Shack 17-1 (Southern California); Bronze – AJV 17 Mizuno (Lone Star) and Club West 17 Elite (Southern California)
17 American: Gold – 951 Elite 17-1 (Southern California); Silver – Oho Elite 171 (Ohio Valley); Bronze – SG ELITE 17Roshambo (Southern California) and Goldenwest 17 Asics (Southern California)
18 Open: Championships on Saturday, July 4
18 National: Championships on Saturday, July 4
18 American: Championships on Saturday, July 4

Comments