Ballhawks win gold at Kitchener tournament


The Chatham U17 Ballhawks team won gold at a tournament in Kitchener. Team members include: Front row, from left to right, Sheaden Kiss, Taryn DeCook, Eleni Babalis, Emma Aitken, Lauren Griffioen, Melorey Elson. Back row (left to right) Todd Hamaguchi (coach), Sophie Jubenville, Skyler Verhart, Aidann Dieleman, Sydney Smith, Tanner Jansen, Susan Dieleman (coach)

It was a successful weekend for the Chatham Ballhawks organization. This was the first weekend of Ontario Volleyball Assocition (OVA) tournament play, with the 17U team winning gold, and the 16U team earning a silver medal in the Simcoe tournament.

17U girls team
The 17U girls won gold in Kitchener Sunday. They went a perfect 10-0 in the tournament.
In the final, Chatham swept Cambridge Scorpions Rise 2-0 (25-20, 25-13). In the semi-finals the Ballhawks won 2-0 (25-22, 25-23) against South County Bandits Select (Windsor). In the quarterfinals the BallHawks beat K-W Predators Infinity 2-0 (25-20, 25-16).
The U17 girls cruised in pool play, defeating K-W Predators engage 2-0 (26-24, 25-21) and Rose City Red 2-0 (25-13, 25-18).

U16 Ballhawks

In Simcoe on Saturday, the Ballhawks advanced to the finals, where they lost to Forest City.


U16 Chatham Ballhawks are front row (left to right) Anuja Sapkota, Orlagh Grochmal, Katie Graham, Judine Vanderveen. Back row (left to right) Keri Parker (coach), Norrah Leveille, Makayla Wilson, Brooklyn Lozon, Stella Makinen, Autumn Fysh, Rachel Franssen (coach), Lexie Ryan, Leah Hamilton, Joelle Wecker.

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