Congratulations to Victorian schools at AVSC

Over 4-9 December, Volleyball Australia held the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup across three venues in Melbourne, Victoria.

A massive event, the 2016 AVSC saw over 500 school teams compete throughout the week at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, State Volleyball Centre, and State Netball Hockey Centre.

Volleyball Victoria extends congratulations to the 145 teams from across 36 Victorian schools that participated in the event this year. Whilst Victoria was second only to Queensland for the number of schools that attended, Victoria enjoyed the largest contingency of teams at the tournament with 145 of the 500 teams being Victorian.

Special attention and congratulations is extended to those teams that made the remarkable achievement of winning medals at the event, particularly those that won Gold and became national champions.

Gold:

-          Eltham High School (Open Boys Div. 1, U14 Boys Div. 2)

-          Mazenod College (U15 Boys Div. 3, U14 Boys Div. 1)

-          Kew High School (U14 Girls Div. 2)

Silver:

-          Mazenod College (U17 Boys Honours, U16 Boys Honours, U15 Boys Div. 1, U14 Boys Div. 2)

-          Upwey High School (Open Girls Div. 2, U17 Boys Div. 2)

-          Bendigo SE (U17 Girls Div. 2)

-          St Bernards College (U16 Boys Div. 2)

-          Mentone Grammar (Open Boys Div. 4)

-          Eltham High School (Open Girls Div. 1, U15 Boys Div. 3)

-          Pentleigh & Essendon Grammar (U14 Girls Div. 2)

-          Monbulk College (U15 Boys Honours)

Bronze:

-          Eltham High School (U15 Boys Div. 1, U14 Girls Div. 1, U15 Girls Div. 2, U15 Boys Div. 2, U14 Girls Div. 2)

-          Billanook College (U14 Boys Div. 1)

-          St Brigids (U15 Boys Div. 3)

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Congratulations must also go to the overall achievements of the Victorian schools that placed in the top 10 of the Champion School awards:

Mazenod College (3rd Boys, 5th Overall)

Eltham High School (6th Girls, 7th Boys, 6th Overall)

Billanook College (7th Girls, 6th Boys, 7th Overall)

Rowville Secondary College (10th Boys, 9th Overall)

Upwey High School (8th Girls, 10th Overall)

Whilst Monbulk College finished 9th in the Boys Championships School but just outside the top 10 Overall finishing in 11th place.

Overall, a fantastic achievement by all that participated and a great way to finish a big 2016.

We look forward to seeing all Victorian schools at the Volleyball Victoria Schools Cup events in 2017.

Save the dates:

Volleyball Victoria Beach Schools Cup - 15-17 March 2017
Volleyball Victoria Schools Cup (One Day) - 25 & 26 May 2017
Volleyball Victoria Schools Cup (Three Day) - 28-30 July 2017
Volleyball Victoria Primary Schools Cup – 24 November 2017




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