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Congrats to our Juniors Representing GW Region at the USAV Girls Jr. National Championships

By GW Region Staff, 07/05/22, 10:15AM CDT

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Multiple Top 10 Finishes, Multiple Medals, and a National Champion highlight our Region's Junior Girls

Congratulations to all the teams representing the Gateway Region at the USAV Girls Junior National Championships this past 2021-2022 Season!

A Record 51 teams ranging in grade from 5th-12th earned their way to the big dance thru direct qualification at USAV Jr. National Qualifiers, and resulting finishes at our own region's Donna Mayer Bid Event.

Our region saw the largest number of clubs represented at the GJNC in its history - Blue Steel VBC, Core STL, Elite VBC, Finesse VBA, H2 STL, HPSTL, Pursuit VBC, Rockwood Thunder VBC, SEMO Heat, and Top Notch VBC.

The region also recorded a number of top 10 finishes by Top Notch, HPSTL, Pursuit, and Rockwood.  In addition to the strong finishes, the region saw 4 teams bring home Bronze Medals:

Rockwood 18 Elite - 3rd in 18 Open
Elite VBC 18 Gold - 3rd in 18 Liberty
HPSTL 13 Royal - 3rd in 13 Liberty
HPSTL 12 Royal - 3rd in 12 National

Our Region also saw the crowning of a National Champion - Rockwood 15 Elite brought home the Gold Medal in the 15 National Divsion in a come from behind victory,  defeating FC Elite 15 Navy (Badger Region) 17-25, 25-21, 15-8.

Congratulations to all who earned the opportunity to compete!  To see all results of the 2022 USAV GJNC, click here!

To see our region's final standings at the GJNC, click the attachment below!