Dallas Day 6 Results
DALLAS (July 3, 2013) – Five 14s teams captured championship titles at the Dallas Convention Center on day six of the 2013 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships in the 14 Open, 14 National, 14 USA, 14 American and 14 Patriot Divisions.
The teams who took home the gold were Skyline 14 RSB Royal (North Texas) in 14 Open, Aspire 14 Black (Arizona) in 14 National, Tejas 14 Nfinity 1 (North Texas) in 14 USA, FB Fire 14 Mizuno (Lone Star)14 American and SA Force 141 Darkside (Lone Star) in 14 Patriot.
14 Open Championship
It was an even playing field throughout the first frame of the 14 Open championship between Skyline 14 RSB Royal and Madfrog 14’s N Esper (North Texas). However, Skyline 14 RSB Royal shifted the momentum to take the lead 17-13 and rolled with an 8-3 run, closing the first set 25-16.
In the second set, Madfrog 14’s N Esper and Skyline 14 RSB Royal played point for point battling for the lead. Skyline 14 RSB Royal led 19-17 but determined to take the match to a third set, Madfrog 14’s N Esper went on a thrilling 8-3 run to claim set two 25-21.
Tied at 1-1 in sets, Skyline 14 RSB Royal led for the majority of set three, while Madfrog 14’s N Esper trailed by no more than three points. Madfrog 14’s N Esper came within one point to tie the set at 11-10, but Skyline 14 RSB Royal proved too much to handle as it went on a 5-1 run capturing the third set 15-11.
To advance to the title match, Skyline 14 RSB Royal (10-0) defeated SG Elite Roshambo 14-1 (Southern California) in the semifinals while Madfrog 14’s N Esper (9-1) edged out STL CYC 14 Green (Gateway) 25-19, 18-25, 15-5. Skyline 14 RSB Royal went 1-0 in the tournament, including wins against two different Madfrog teams.
14 National Division Championship
The 14 American gold-medal match pitted MEVBA Mizuno 14Black (Lakeshore) against Aspire 14 Black in a battle for the title. Aspire 14 Black led the entire first set until MEVBA Mizuno 14Black tied the game at 22-22. With a three-point run, Aspire 14 Black finished what it started to close the first set 25-22.
The second frame reflected a similar fashion, as Aspire 14 Black led by two points, but MEVBA Mizuno 14Black did not trail far behind at 20-18. However, Aspire 14 Black 14 Black held them to 20 points as it went on a 5-2 run to claim the second set and the 14 National Division title with a 25-20 victory.
Aspire 14 Black, 11-0 in the tournament, earned its spot in the finals by winning its semifinal match versus Victory 14Elite Black (North Texas) 25-22, 25-12 and finished ahead of TIV 14 Mizuno LA (North Texas) 25-14, 23-25, 15-11 in the quarterfinals. MEVBA Mizuno 14Black (10-1) reached the 14 National championship match by defeating Temecula 14-1 Elite (Southern California) 25-22, 26-24 in the semifinals and SA Magic 141 (Lone Star) 25-17, 25-16 in the quarterfinals.
14 USA Division Championship
In the first championship match of the day Tejas 14 Nfinity 1 matched up against HJV 14 Elite (Lone Star) to vie for the 14 USA Division title.
During the beginning of set one, both teams battled until Tejas 14 Nfinity 1 took a 13-8 lead. HJV 14 Elite fought for points after its second timeout at 15-9, but it struggled to close the gap, trailing by five or more points the remainder of the set. Tejas 14 Nfinity 1 carried out a 5-1 run to close out the first set 25-17.
HJV 14 Elite showed its ability to respond to the first set loss with an early 5-1 lead. However, Tejas 14 Nfinity 1 did not let up easy as it went on a 20-4 run to take claim the second set 25-14 and the 14 USA Championship title.
Tejas 14 Nfinity 1, 9-1 in the tournament, earned its spot in the finals by winning its semifinal match over SF Juniors RoShamBo 14-1 (Northern California) 25-20, 25-11 in the semifinals, while HJV 14 Elite (8-2) reached the championship match by defeating BrazosValley 14Mizuno (Lone Star) 25-19, 25-22.
14 American Division Championship
Vision Gold 14-1 (Northern California) faced FB Fire 14 Mizuno in a battle of undefeated teams for the 14 American Championship title. Throughout the three-set thriller, it was clear that neither team was going to let up easy. Vision Gold 14-1 took the first set by a margin of four points (25-21), but FB Fire 14 Mizuno bounced back to claim the second-set victory 25-22. Vision Gold 14-1 put up a good fight in the final set, but FB Fire 14 Mizuno proved too much to handle, capturing the 15-12 victory and the 14 American title.
FB Fire 14 Mizuno, 11-0 in the tournament, finished ahead of Skyline 14 RSB Black (North Texas) 25-18, 25-10 in the semifinals and PVA 14 Elite (Heart of America) 23-25, 25-17, 15-13 in the quarterfinals. Vision Gold 14-1, finished 10-1) made it to the gold-medal match of the 14 American Division by defeating WACO JRS 14 SWOOSH (Lone Star) 25-9, 24-26, 15-12 in the semifinals and Red Rock Black 14-1 (Northern California) 25-16, 25-22 in the quarterfinals.
14 Patriot Division Championship
It was a showdown between SVVA 14 Lisa and SA Force 141 Darkside (Lone Star) for the 14 Patriot Division championship title. In the first set, both teams competed, but SVVA 14 Lisa squeaked out to win the set 25-22. However, SA Force 141 Darkside responded with a bang, making the second set a quick one with a 25-8 win. With momentum from the previous set, SA Force 141 Darkside took the final set 15-10 to claim the 17 Patriot Division title.
SVVA 14 Lisa, which was 11-1 in the tournament, made it to the championships after defeating TxTitans 14 National (North Texas) 26-24, 25-18 in the semifinals and Tejas 14 Nfinity (North Texas) 12-25, 25-16, 15-11 in the quarterfinals. SA Force 141 Darkside (Lone Star), which finished 10-2, earned its championship place after defeating Texas Diamonsa 14 Black (Lone Star) 25-22, 14-25, 16-14 in the semifinals and CJV 14 Extreme (Carolina) 25-18, 25-23 in the quarterfinals.
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