The 22 SMASH Volleyball Club teams (15 Girls, 7 Boys) were the most of any club at the 2018 Mizuno Boston Volleyball Festival, held at the BCEC in the Seaport District.
SMASH Girls had the top New England 18s, 17s, 15s, and 14s teams, while SMASH Boys had the top New England 18s, 17s, and 16s teams.
SMASH 17s were Gold champions of Girls 17 Open, defeating East Coast Power in a thrilling final. SMASH 16s, 16s Sparks, 16s eXtreme, SMASH 15s, and 14s Ice all recorded Gold bracket finishes.
SMASH 14s won the Silver bracket of 14 Open, with 18s Attack and 18s Jets also notching Silver results. SMASH 18s placed 2nd in 18 Open Bronze.
SMASH Boys 18s came in second in 18 Club, losing by the slimmest of margins to NYC Impact in an awesome final match. They were joined in the Gold bracket by SMASH 17s (playing up a year) and 18s Force.
SMASH Boys 16s also played up a year in 17 Club, placing 3rd, with 17s Chaos placing 7th. In Boys 16 Club, 16s Fire and 16s Ice placed 2nd and 7th respectively in Gold.
SMASH Boys teams conclude their 2018 club season on March 10 with the NERVA Boys Championships, while SMASH Girls teams begin their slate of local tournaments with NERVA I on March 11.
SMASH 18's Boys wins 18's Open and SMASH 16's Fire wins 16's Open! SMASH 18's Force finishes third in 18's Open, and SMASH 16's finishes third in 17's Open!