Ballhawks Take Two Medals
Chatham’s 17U entry took silver, beating Forest City (London) 25-21, 25-11 in the quarterfinals, before ousting the Chatham Ballhawks 16U team in the semi-finals 25-21, 25-18.
In the championship match, the 17U Ballhawks fell in a nailbiter to South County Teal (Windsor) 25-23, 14-25, 12-15.
17U team pictured in white above: Front Row: Colin Pittuck (Coach), Hannah Wheeler, Lauren Pittuck, Mya Van Eerd, Celia Nogueira. Back Row: Cindy Pittuck (Coach), Halle Brown, Leah Thompson, Marisa Sands, Natalie Koomans, Drew Davis, Ava Warriner, Kerrigan Jacques, Chris Lambkin (coach), Bev Warriner (coach).
The 16U Chatham Ballhawks, facing older competition went 8-2 overall in the tournament. They defeated LVC Fire Smoke (London) 25-14, 25-17 in the quarterfinals, before being beat by their older Ballhawks counterparts in the semis.
In the Bronze Medal Match, facing the Sharks (London), the 16U Ballhawks prevailed with a 25-23, 25-18 win.
16U Ballhawks pictured in blue – Front Row: Jayden Jefferson, Kenzie Lahey, Ela Bos, Lauryn Lahey. Back Row: Jen Lahey (Coach), Jordan Nicholson, Marcy Shaw, Gabby Arbour, Maddy Swayze, Lauren Garrow, Cory Lahey (coach).