Coach Annie was looking forward to coaching these girls after most of these ladies played 15s and 16s for Phoenix Volleyball NJ. This tournament would be the start of the journey and coaching alongside Annie this year again is Coach Domini and newcomer Coach Nikki.
17 Red started with a victory over MDJRS 17 in 2 sets but lost in 3 sets to SOMD 18 Black but won Pool D due to Set % tiebraker.
17 Red then moves to Pool CC and won two more matches dropping one set on the way to advancing to Gold Bracket as the 4th seed.
Final day of play started with a familiar foe. 17 Red plays 18 Gold after just scrimmaging the week before at Overtime Sports. 18 Gold was victorious which sent 17 Red to the consolation bracket. MDJRS 17 Open Black was waiting and this time the ladies fell in 2 sets. But one more match was to be played as all teams in this division played at least 6 matches. 17 Red had yet another rematch and the foe was SOMD 17 Black. This match went to extra points in both sets and 17 Red lost this thriller 28-26 in both sets.
17 Red will play this weekend Sunday February 1 at Kean University at GEVA 17 Club 1. Doors open at 7am and play begins at 8am.