Balboa Bay 15, Legacy 15-1 Win Boys' JOs Titles

July 06, 2009, 6:30 p.m. (ET)

Maura Gladys
Intern, Media Relations and Publications
Phone: (719) 228-6886
E-Mail: maura.gladys@usav.org

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 6, 2009) – The 15 club and open champions were crowned on Monday at the 30th USA Junior Olympic Boys’ Volleyball Championships, hosted by USA Volleyball at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Approximately 385 boys’ volleyball teams are competing in the event, which runs July 1-8.

In the 15 Open Division, Balboa Bay 15 Quiksilver out of Southern California defeated Puerto Rico’s Pitirres 15, 2-0 (25-16, 26-24) in the gold medal match.

In the bronze medal match, Puerto Rico’s Halcones de Torrimar defeated Guaynabo Mets, also out of Puerto Rico, 2-0 (25-23, 25-22).

In the semifinals, Balboa Bay 15 Quiksilver defeated Halcones de Torrimar 2-0 (27-25, 25-23) and Pitirres 15 beat Guaynabo Mets 2-0 (25-18, 25-22).

Legacy 15-1 of Southern California beat Vaqueros 15-1 of Puerto Rico 2-0 (25-22, 25-22) to take the gold medal in the 15 Club Division.

Gigantes Carolina from Puerto Rico took home the bronze with a 2-0 (25-19, 25-14) victory over IVA 15-1’s Elite out of Indiana.

In the semifinals, Vaqueros 15-1 beat Gigantes Carolina 2-0 (25-23, 25-23), and Legacy 15-1 bested IVA 15-1’s Elite 2-0 (25-17, 25-19).

Champions in the 14-and-under Club and Open divisions will be determined on Tuesday.

More information on the Junior Olympic Boys' Volleyball Championships can be found at http://usavolleyball.org/event/event/569?page_id=2431.

View a photo gallery from July 4 at http://usavolleyball.org/multimedia/photo_gallery/812.

View a photo gallery from July 5 at http://usavolleyball.org/multimedia/photo_gallery/813.

Read John Kessel’s blog from the Junior Olympic Boys’ Volleyball Championships at http://usavolleyball.org/blog/post/945.

2009 USA Junior Olympic Boys’ Volleyball Championships
July 1-8; Atlanta, Ga.

Competition Schedule and Results

18 Open: 1. Riptides OC 18 Asics (SC); 2. Balboa Bay 18 Quiksilver (SC); 3. Pali 18 Kaepa (SC)

18 Club: 1. 18’s Orange (OV); 2. Molten 18 Black (AZ); 3. Guaynabo Mets (Puerto Rico)

17 Open & Club: July 5-8

16 Open: 1. Balboa Bay 16 Quiksilver (SC); 2. Halcones de Torrimar (PUR); 3. Southern California Volleyball Club (SCVC) 16 QS

16 Club: 1. Gigantes Carolina (PUR); 2. Naranjito Envol (PUR); 3. MVA 16 Mizuno (FL)

15 Open: 1. Balboa Bay 15 Quiksilver (SC); 2. Pitirres 15 (PUR); 3. Halcones de Torrimar (PUR)

15 Club: 1. Legacy 15-1 (SC); 2. Vaqueros 15-1 (PUR); 3. Gigantes Carolina (PUR)

14 Open & Club: July 4-7

13 Club: 1. Ka Ulukoa 13 – Mizuno (AH); 2. Borinquen Coqui 13-1M (Puerto Rico); 3. Halcones de Torrimar (Puerto Rico)

12 Club: 1. Halcones de Torrimar (1) (Puerto Rico); 2. Halcones de Torrimar (2) (Puerto Rico); 3. Borinquen Coqui 12-1M (Puerto Rico)

 

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