The girls Durham Attack 12U Dragons won the bronze medal at the 13U Challenge Cup this past weekend in Peterborough. The Dragons went into the tournament ranked 9th out of 9 teams. They quickly proved they were a force taking the #2 ranked Mavericks to a 3rd set in a losing effort. Up next was a tough Pegasus team and another 3 game match including a thrilling 30 – 32 loss in the first set followed by winning scores of 25-13 & 15 – 10 to place 2nd in pool B. Onto the playoff round against NBVC and a 2-0 (27-25 & 25 – 10) victory placing the girls in the semi-final against the #1 ranked and undefeated team Evolution. An excellent 1st set saw the Dragons come out on the losing side (20 – 25) and then play their worst set of the day to lose in 2 straight. Still a chance to redeem themselves in the Bronze medal and the Dragons came out with FIRE! A 2-1 victory over a strong Peterborough Thunder team (25-17, 19 – 25 & 15 – 6) for most of the girls their FIRST medal in volleyball sent all 12 girls into a loud celebration on the court! A total team effort throughout the day and a HOT start to the new year!! GO ATTACK!!