For many of us in the New England volleyball community, the 2020 Boston Volleyball Festival was one of the very last events to occur before life as we knew it shut down. 63 weeks later, the BVF came roaring back, with 76 clubs from 11 states sending 431 teams to compete on 72 courts for 3 days! Many thanks to JVC Tournaments, NERVA, BCEC, parent volunteers, coaches, and athletes for a safe and exciting weekend of juniors volleyball, one that will hopefully portend a return to a more familiar lifestyle.
SMASH Volleyball Club had 11 teams in action this weekend. Some of the many highlights include:
SMASH 16s were 16 Open Gold champions, SMASH 17s placed 3rd in 17 Open Gold, SMASH 12s placed 3rd in 12 Gold, SMASH 18s placed 5th in 18 Open Gold, and SMASH 14s Fire placed 1st in 14 USA Silver!
Congrats to all our athletes and coaches for your hard work and dedication during this LONG indoor season, and good luck in your next adventures, be it Nationals, beach, or camps!
Congratulations to the following SMASH athletes selected to the 2020-2021 MGVCA All-State teams!
Division 1 - Justine Amory, Nicole Coughlin, Corinne Herr, Tessa Lanfear, Lily Sills, Ellie Streeper
Division 2 - Mackenzie Proukou, Sydney Yim
Count it off... SMASH beach teams swept the U18 division of an early May AVP Junior Qualifier.
Team Gavros took 1st with sisters Daphne (SMASH 18s) and Zoe (SMASH 16s); SMASH 17s teammates Corinne Herr and Annaka Lindstrom placed 2nd; and SMASH 16s teammates Annaliese Edman and Sofia Zingariello took 3rd place!
Here's looking forward to a fantastic summer in the sun and the sand :)