Local team wins Gold at tournament in Gatlinburg

Virginia Athletic Academy travel volleyball team
Virginia Athletic Academy travel volleyball team
The Virginia Athletic Academy travel volleyball team, based in Riner traveled to Gatlinburg over the weekend for a two day tournament. The team made up primarily Of girls 15 and 16 played up in the 18 and under division and finished pool play With a perfect 6-0 record.

Sunday they played in the Gold Medal championship and brought Home the Gold with a tightly fought 25-23, 26-24 two set victory over a team out of South Carolina.

The team is coached by Auburn Varsity Volleyball coach Eddie Maynard. Next month the team will travel to Myrtle Beach for a national qualifier tournament.