Local team wins Gold at tournament in Gatlinburg
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.