Junior Gryphs take 17U volleyball tourney title

GUELPH – The Guelph Junior Gryphons captured the championship of the Ontario Volleyball Association’s 17-and-under girls’ McGregor Cup Trillium B tournament held at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre Sunday.

The Junior Gryphs swept Milton Edge 2-0 in the gold-medal match, winning both sets by 25-20 scores.

The locals had also swept Waterdown Raiders 2-0 in the semifinals, winning two close sets 27-25 and 25-22. Milton defeated Grimsby Vipers 2-0 (25-15, 25-13) in the other semifinal.

The Junior Gryphs opened the tournament’s playoff round with a 2-0 (25-18, 25-15) win over ACTS Elites.

The Guelph squad had finished second in its three-team pool. Milton had finished first and Orillia Suns Chaos was third.

In pool play, the Junior Gryphs downed Orillia 2-0 (25-23, 25-5) and were defeated 2-0 (25-22, 26-24) by Milton.


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