DA Dragons 12U Girls win Bronze at 13U Challenge Cup


DA Dragons 12U Girls win Bronze at 13U Challenge Cup

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!!

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