At Colorado Crossroads in Denver, SMASH 18s became the first SMASH team to win an Open bid to USAV Nationals, and SMASH 17s won a bid in 17 USA!
SMASH 18s Attack was a Flight 1 finalist in Anaheim at the SoCal qualifier.
The NERVA Girls series kicked off Sunday, March 3.
SMASH participated in eight tournaments throughout New England, winning five of them, with four teams placing second!
SMASH 18s won 18 Open Gold, with SMASH 17s placing 2nd and 18s Attack placing 4th.
SMASH 16s won 18 Open Silver, with 17s Black Ice and 18s Blizzard placing 3rd and 4th.
In 16 Open Gold, SMASH 14s finished 2nd, with SMASH 15s and 16s Sparks placing 6th and 8th.
16s eXtreme won 16 Open Bronze, and 15s Power finished 2nd in 16 Open Copper.
14s Fire beat SMASH 13s 25-22 in the gold final of 14AA, 13s Thunder finished 3rd in 14A, and SMASH 12s finished 1st in 13A!
NERVA II is scheduled for Sunday, March 17.
In its 6th year, the Boston Volleyball Festival remains the premier event on the New England volleyball calendar, and the only tournament in the country featuring junior boys, junior girls, and adult competition.
SMASH Volleyball Club had the biggest presence on the club side, with 24 total teams participating in three days of strong competition.
SMASH Boys 17s Chaos were tournament champions in 17 Boys Club, with SMASH Boys 18s and SMASH Boys 16s Ice each finishing 2nd in 18 Boys Club and 16 Boys Club respectively. SMASH Boys 16s finished 3rd in 17 Boys Club, and SMASH Boys 14s finished 3rd in 15 Boys Club.
On the Girls side, SMASH had two of the top three New England teams in the highest division of play in U12 through U16! Plus, the top New England team in 18 Open, 18 USA, and 17 Open!
SMASH 14s were tournament champions in 14 Open, and SMASH 17s finished 2nd in 17 Open. SMASH 13s and SMASH 12s each tied for third in 13 USA and 12 USA respectively. SMASH 18s and SMASH 14s Fire each won the Silver bracket of 18 Open and 14 Open respectively. SMASH 16s, SMASH 16s eXtreme, SMASH 13s Thunder, and SMASH 12s Energy all recorded Gold bracket finishes. Click here for full SMASH Girls results
For the Boys, their juniors season concludes Saturday March 2 with the NERVA Championships, while the Girls begin their NERVA Series on Sunday March 3.
Congratulations to all athletes and coaches for a fantastic Festival weekend!