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- Ken Storti – 14 Orange
- Danielle Carrozza – 14 Navy
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Archive for category Tournament Results
Synergy brought home three gold medals from the KRVA Open Championships on Saturday, with wins by its 14s, 15s, and 16s.
In the 14 Open competition, the playoffs were dominated by Synergy teams. In the quarterfinals, 14 Lehigh and 14 Orange faced off in a one-game playoff match. The teams matched each other point-for-point for much of the set, but 14 Orange pulled ahead to take the win. That set up another all-Synergy playoff with 14 Navy in the semis. While 14 Navy fought hard, playing its last tournament with coach Dani Carrozza, the team settled for a well-earned 3rd place. The 14 Orange moved on to defeat TCA in the final, winning the championship without dropping a set all day.
In 15 Open play, Synergy 15 Orange mixed up its usual lineup and still won its pool.The 15s moved on to defeat CAVA 15 Lime in the semi-finals in three sets and Pittsburgh Elite in the finals to win gold.
In 16 Open, the 16 Orange defeated Pittsburgh Elite in the semis and a tough Yorktowne 16 team in the finals to take the championship. The 16 Navy took 5th place, dropping its quarterfinal match to Yorktowne.
In 13s competition, the 13 Orange faced 13 Lehigh Orange in the quarterfinals. The King of Prussia 13s took the win (20-25). Unfortunately, Synergy had to settle for 3rd place after losing to TCA in the semifinals. In 12s competition, the 12 Orange also took 3rd, losing to PVA in the semifinals.
Watch this space for more updates from the KRVA Championships where 17 Navy and 18 Navy play on Sunday.
Synergy’s Navy and Lehigh teams brought home two more gold medals on a sunny weekend of local tournament play.
The 15 Lehigh took on the 16s Saturday, winning its pool at the Crosscourt Classic in Kutztown. The team defeated a talented Yorktowne 16 team in the semis, and beat Revolution 16-State College in the semi-finals. 16 Navy also competed at Kutztown, advancing to the playoffs and taking 3rd after osing to Revolution in the semifinals.
At the Conestoga Shoot Out, 14 Navy and 13 Orange both competed in 14s tournament play. Both teams advanced to the playoffs, with 13 Orange taking 3rd after a loss to TCA 13s. 14 Navy defeated J-Stroke in the semis and TCA 13s in the final to take the gold without dropping a set all day.
Meanwhile 14 Orange played in the 15s competition at the Crosscourt Classic in Kutztown. After taking 2nd in its pool, the team defeated Sparks 15s in a single game quarter final. The 14s battled to a third set against Integrity 15s but lost the tiebreak to settle for 3rd place. The 14 Lehigh team also played up in 15s competition. Although the team did not make it out of pool play, the highlight of the tournament was an epic set against Integrity 14s, which ended in a 37-35 victory.
Congratulations to all the players who competed this weekend.
The 15 Lehigh team kicked off the weekend with a big win at the Forks 16 Open, taking the gold after defeating CAVA 15s in the final.
On Sunday, Muhlenberg College hosted 17s and 18s, including 17 Orange and 17 Lehigh, who battled in a three-set semifinal. Lehigh won the match and headed to the final where it faced 18 Navy. It took three sets to determine the winner, but in the end,17 Lehigh took the gold as 18 Navy settled for a hard-fought silver (25-23, 15-25, 15-8).
Meanwhile 15 Navy also advanced to the playoffs in Muhlenberg, nearly making it to the finals. After going 7-1 in pool play, the 15 Navy lost a tough semifinal to Atlantic Valley in three sets.
Congratulations to all four teams for a great performance in playoffs.
Synergy teams once again dominated the KRVA bid tournament and by the end of the weekend six Orange and Lehigh teams were headed to the USAV Girls Junior National Championships in Dallas.
Here’s the rundown of the KRVA bid tournament. Results will be updated as they come in.
18 Orange: Secured 18 Open bid at the Northeast Qualifier so did not compete.
18 Navy: Did not advance out of pool play.
17 Orange: Won National bid by defeating Spooky Nook 17s in finals.
17 Lehigh: Fell to Spooky Nook 17s in semifinals
17 Navy: Did not advance out of pool play.
16 Orange: Fell to Pittsburgh Elite in semifinals; playing for 3rd place late Sunday
16 Lehigh: TBA
16 Navy: Won its quarterfinal against TCA but was knocked out of playoffs by 16 Orange.
15 Orange: Won National bid during an all-Synergy final with 15 Lehigh.
15 Lehigh: Survived an epic semi-final against Nook 15s; placed 2nd to 15 Orange in final to secure American bid
15 Navy: Did not advance out of pool play.
14 Orange: Secured the American bid to nationals after losing in a tie break to Integrity.
14 Lehigh: Lost to Integrity in the quarterfinals.
14 Navy: Lost in quarterfinals.
13 Orange: Finished in second place to TCA 13s in the finals, but so far only one bid allocated to 13s age group.
13 Lehigh Orange: Lost in semifinals to TCA 13s.
13 Lehigh Navy: Did not advance out of pool play.
12 Orange: Defeated TCA in finals to secure single National bid allocated to 12s age group.
Congratulations to all our teams and coaches for another outstanding performance at the KRVA bid tournament.
Synergy teams haunted the courts at Spooky Nook this weekend, advancing to playoffs and winning gold and silver in the 13s and 16s competitions.
Synergy 13 Lehigh continued its strong season, finishing undefeated in sets for the entire day. The team beat Crosscourt PUrple in semifinals and CAVA Lime in the finals to take home gold.
Meanwhile, 16 Orange, still playing with a roster depleted by injuries, still powered its way to the finals in 17 Open play. To get there, they had to get past Synergy 16 Lehigh, which won its pool, but lost to Orange in the seminfinal. In the final, the 16s were bested by Spooky Nook 17 Elite, and had to settle for silver.
In 18 Open competition, 18 Navy won its pool but lost the semifinal to York YMCA Heat in three sets.
Synergy’s 18 Orange team powered to 4th place at the Northeast Qualifier on Easter Weekend, winning an Open bid to the girls’ junior national championships in Dallas.
A bid to play in 18 Open is among the most coveted honors in girls junior volleyball. While there will be five major divisions at the national competition (Open, National, USA, American and Patriot), only 32 teams in the country qualify to compete at the highest Open level. Last year, most of the members of 18 Orange won the Keystone Region’s bid to play in the National division, and the team won the 2012 17 National Championship.
The Open Bid award to the 18s capped off an incredible Easter weekend that saw several Synergy teams play their best volleyball of the season. Here are the results:
18 Orange: 4th
14 Orange: 11th
16 Orange: 12th
15 Orange: 14th
17 Orange: 15th
17 Lehigh: 17th
15 Lehigh: 18th
16 Lehigh: 20th
12 Orange: 8th
13 Orange: 17th
13 Lehigh Orange: 17th
16 Navy: 4th
14 Lehigh: 5th
18 Navy: 9th
17 Navy: 9th
14 Navy: 13th
13 Lehigh Navy: 20th
15 Navy: 28th
Synergy’s youngest teams powered through the competition this weekend, winning two golds and a silver in three tournaments.
The 12 Orange danced their way to a championship at the Futura Dance Classic, a fun 12s competition that mixes dance routines with volleyball. The 12s went 3-0 in pool play, then defeated PVA Blue in the semifinals. In the finals, they battled to three sets against TCA 12s before winning the coveted Futura bobblehead trophy! Thanks to Coach Naomi Buckwalter and the 18 Navy team for helping to choreograph the team’s dance routines.
At the Push the Rock classic, Synergy’s 13 Lehigh Navy team won its first gold of the season after staring down three match points! The girls took second in their pool, and then battled in the semifinals to a third set against Push the Rock. They fell behind 11-14 but came back to win 16-14. The 13 Navy went on to another three-set battle against Highline, taking the championship and the team’s first medal of the season.
Meanwhile, the 13 Lehigh Orange team competed at the March Madness tournament in Kutztown, finishing 7-1 in pool play and defeating CAVA in three sets in the semifinals. But in the finals, they lost in two to TCA Black and had to settle for silver.
Congratulations to all of our young players who proved this weekend that Synergy’s winning tradition starts early! Go Synergy!
Synergy’s Lehigh Valley 17s and 15s won two more gold medals this weekend in local tournament play, as King of Prussia Orange and Navy teams wrapped up tournaments in Denver and Raleigh.
The 17 Lehigh team has now won four championships in four tournaments. On Sunday, the team was undefeated at Spooky Nook, defeating TCA 16, Blue Hen VBC 17, Infinity 17 Black, Sparks 17, Quandomania Gals 17-1 and J-Stroke to win gold.
Meanwhile, 15 Lehigh and 16 Navy competed in the Bulldog 16 Open at Desales University. Both teams advanced to playoffs where they met in semifinals. 15 Lehigh won in two sets to advance to the championship match, where they defeated Club Integrity 15s.
Here’s a roundup of all the teams who played last weekend.
12 Orange – The team played up at the Ides of March 13s at Aspiring Champions. In pool play, the 12s split with Keystone and Infinity, the teams that eventually finished first and second, and swept Sparks, but dropped two close sets to Highline. The team ended the day with a 4-4 match record against older teams.
13 Orange-Lehigh – The Lehigh 13s also played up at the Muhlenberg March Madness 14s tournament, placing 5th out of 10 teams.
14 Orange — The 14s finished in 15th place at the Colorado Crossroads, a strong placement at one of the toughest national tournaments of the year. Along the way 14 Orange played Woodlands Wave, which eventually won 2nd, Texas MadFrog which placed 3rd and A5 Mizuno, which placed 5th.
15 Orange — The 15 Orange faced a series of challenges at the Colorado Crossroads, including illness and injury among both players and coaches. Along the way the girls won 3 tough matches and pulled together as a team. Thanks to 12 Orange’s Evan Liu for stepping in at the last minute to assist.
15 Navy — The team faced a challenging day at the Bulldog Challenge in Desales, and unfortunately did not advance to the playoffs.
15 Lehigh – Champions, Bulldog 16 Open.
16 Navy – Semi-finalist, Bulldog 16 Open.
17 Navy – The team had a challenging tournament at the Mid-Atlantic Power League in Raleigh, ending on the wrong side of four tiebreaks in six matches. Congratulations to the team for playing tough in a tough tournament.
18 Navy – Playing at the Mid-Atlantic Power League tournament in Raleigh, the team finished with a 4-2 match record and 29th out of 66 teams. The team took PVA 18s to three sets, but lost the tie break. They left Raleigh with great memories of winning two epic sets that went 38-36 and 35-33!
Congratulations to all of our teams for facing challenges, playing through adversity and representing Synergy so well in the KRVA region and on the national stage. Go Synergy!
Four Synergy teams continued to do battle at national tournaments in Denver and Raleigh this weekend where they faced some of the toughest competition in the country.
On Day 2 of the Colorado Crossroads in Denver, 14 Orange held its own in the gold division against three top teams, including Georgia powerhouse A5, top ranked Woodlands Wave and Kansas City’s Asics Mavs, the 2011 USAV National Finalist in its age group. The girls fought hard for every point but dropped all three matches, landing in Bronze bracket playoffs on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the 15 Orange came back from a disappointing Day 1 to defeat two strong Texas teams, El Paso’s 915 United and North Richland Hills’ Tejas Nfinity. They lost to Nebraska Elite, and will play in Flight 1 playoffs on Sunday.
At the Mid-Atlantic Power League tournament in Raleigh, the 18 Navy had a day of epic sets, posting a 3-1 match record. They defeated Academy 16 Diamond of Raleigh (35-33, 25-17), Delaware United 17 (38-36, 20-25, 15-9), and Peninsula Juniors VBC 17 Mizuno of Yorktown, VA (25-15, 25-11) before dropping the final match to Raleigh’s Triangle 17 Blue.
At the same tournament, 17 Navy battled in 11 sets, including three tie breaks, but fell to Set Point 17 Black (25-16, 25-15), Suffolk, VA’s Coastal 17 Blue (19-25, 25-14, 15-10), Delaware’s Brandywine Berserk (20-25, 25-13, 15-9) and Academy 18 Diamond (25-19, 22-25, 15-9).
Congratulations to all four teams for taking on the challenge of national competition. Check back on Monday for final results from Denver, Raleigh and local tournaments. Go Synergy!
Synergy’s 14 Orange and 15 Orange teams took on some of the top teams in the country at the Colorado Crossroads in Denver, with the 14s emerging in the gold bracket after the first round of play.
The 14s started the tournament with a 3-set win over Gold Cal Jrs (Eldorado Hills, Calif.) Then they defeated KC Power (Shawnee, KS) in two sets, avenging a loss last season at USAV Nationals. The winning streak ended in the final match of the day against Texas powerhouse, Madfrog (Plano, Tex). Ending 2-1 in match play, the performance was enough to stay in the gold bracket. The team faces a tough draw on Day 2, including Asics Mavs (Overland Park, KS), Woodlands Wave (Woodlands, Tex) and A5 Mizuno (Roswell, Ga.)
Meanwhile the 15 Orange started the day with a win against Delta Valley 15 Blue (Lodi, Calif.) That was followed by a tough three-set loss against hometown team Front Range VBC (Englewood, Colo.) In the final match, the 15s fell to Performance Volleyball (Overland Park, Kan.)
Good luck to all the players as they take on Day 2 in Denver. Go Synergy!