SMASH U14s Rachel & Hannah won 14 Gold on Sunday at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire.
Both athletes are coming off of impressive indoor seasons in NERVA 16 Club, and this dynamic duo of rising 9th graders rode their strong serving, passing, and defense to a hard-fought tourney title.
With indoor camps and HS tryouts coming up soon, now's the perfect time to kick off your shoes, work on your all-around game, and enjoy a day at the beach!
Check out all the New England volleyball action on sand and grass with NEBV, SpikeU, Blue Fish Bowl, SNHSV, JBT, ABT, BVA, BSSC and more.
Go play outside :)
SMASH Volleyball Club won 5 of 10 tournaments entered at the 2017 NERVA Championships.
SMASH 18s won 18 Open Gold in Lincoln, RI with SMASH 16s tied for 3rd and SMASH 17s tied for 5th.
SMASH 16s Kai won 16 Open Gold in Derry, NH, edging past SMASH 15s in a single-set final. SMASH 16s Sparks placed 10th.
SMASH 16s eXtreme went undefeated to win a 16AAA tournament in Amherst, NH.
SMASH 14s posted a 9-1 record to win a 16AAA tournament in Kingston, RI, capping the day with a 25-22, 33-31 win in the final.
SMASH 12s Energy were champions of 12A in Kingston, RI.
This is SMASH Volleyball's fifth U18 New England title in the last six years.
This is SMASH Volleyball's fifth U16 New England title in the last six years.
In 2017 SMASH had the highest-ranked 13s, 14s, 15s, 16s, 17s (tie), and 18s teams in New England, as well as...
3 of the top 8 juniors teams in New England (18 Gold), and 5 of the top 20.
2 of the top 3 16s teams in New England, and 3 of the top 10.
2 of the top 3 15s teams in New England.
2 of the top 4 14s teams in New England.
SMASH Volleyball Club went big at NERVA IV, competing in 12 local tournaments on April 23 and winning 5 of them:
12s Energy took 1st in 12A in Amherst, NH.
SMASH 14s won 16AAA in Nashua, NH.
16s Kai placed 1st in 16 Open Gold in Marlborough, MA.
18s Attack won 18 Open Bronze in Nashua, NH.
SMASH 18s, 17s, and 16s placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in 18 Open Gold in Boston, MA.