Congratulations to the boys Midwest Elite VBC 12U who earned their way to a 2021 USAV Boys Junior National Championship! A hearty congratulations to Rockwood B12 Elite who left the playing field with a 3rd place finish and Bronze Medal.
Pool play was exceptionally competitive as Midwest Elite, Rockwood Thunder, and Team Rockstar out of the Southern California Region came out of pool play with tied records, as Rockwood had beaten Team Rockstar, Team Rockstar had beaten Midwest Elite, and Midwest Elite had beaten Rockwood.
Rockwood was poised to setup an all St. Louis Final, but fell to Team Rockstar in their semi-final match 22-25, 27-25, 14-16. Midwest Elite had found their groove their final day of competition, as they cruised thru their semi-final against California Volleyball out of the Southern California Region 25-21, 25-14. Still on cruise control, they avenged their pool play loss to Team Rockstar 25-20, 25-16 to earn the title of National Champion. Hats off and Congrats!
Below is the link to a brief news story from USAV highlighting the national championships for Boys 12s and 13s.