14U Gold in Toronto

14U GoldenThe 14U Rebels won their first gold in the 14U Girls Challenge Cup Tournament at Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate in Toronto on Saturday, December 19th.

From the second they stepped on the court they were focused and played as one. Heading into the medal rounds, the girls were 6 and 0.

The team defeated the Durham Attack U14 Hericanes after splitting the first two sets and winning a tiebreaker set 15-10 to take the gold.

The DRVC U14 Rebels are coached by Port Perry High School teacher, Deb Stevenson and Retired S.A.Cawker teacher, Paul Koot. Out of the 11 team members, 8 of its players attend S. A. Cawker Public School and have been playing together for the past four years. The girls practise twice weekly and attend tournaments twice each month.

The team has been strongly supported by the following local community partners:

  • Blazing Burger
  • Gus Brown
  • Herringtons
  • Crusty Pizza
  • Trading Post
  • Dr. Jack Cottrell
  • Dr. Jim Hardy
  • Harp and Wylie’s
  • McDonalds
  • Baagwating Association
  • Hanks Pastries.

The Rebels anticipate four upcoming Ontario Volleyball Association tournaments followed by Provincials April 1-3rd, in Kitchener, Ontario and, Nationals in Ottawa, Ontario May 5-8th.

Congratulations to the team, on your dedication, hard work, and perseverance.

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