Grade 9 Girls’ Volleyball Team: Peel Champs!

miller starkey vballAfter four months of practices, 90 games and 7 tournaments, Mentor was crowned the 2015 Peel Region Grade 9 champions with a 2-0 win over Stephen Lewis in the finals.

The girls split their opening two matches and faced the defending champions from Streetsville in the semi-final. This game was tied 13-13 until Sierra LeBlanc made some key tips at the net and went on a serving run to post Mentor to a 20-15 lead. Nicky Toth earned the game-winning point at 25-20 with a beautiful stuff block.

In the finals, Mentor fell behind 5-0 and were losing 13-11 when Sierra struck again for 10 straight serving points and Mentor took game one 25-17. In the second game, it was Mentor who took the early lead at 7-2 and remained in control of the game until the whistle sounded at 25-20.

It was a total team effort from start to finish in the playoff tournament and Coach Starkey is so proud of each and every one of you for your work this season.