The Blue Dragons won the Town Hall Youth Volleyball championship in the 2-3 Division Friday night, May 3. Coach Lance Fogle stands behind. Front row: Ethan Teeguarden, Layton Teegaurden, Alexandra O’Neil and Tara Geisinger; back row: Aiden McLean, Fiona McMullen, Cody Fogle and Brooke Taylor. Photo by Barbara Reese

Town Hall Sports Coordinator Jeremy Teeguarden reported on Town Hall Youth Volleyball for the week of April 29.

Second and third grades
The playoff game was Tuesday night, April 30, between the Gummy Bears and the Sea Dragons. The winner of the match would move on to play the first place Blue Dragons in the championship game Friday.

The Sky Hawks take to the net against the Landsharks during the playoff games Tuesday at Idyllwild School. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

The Sea Dragons jumped out to an early lead as Fatima Guzman, Izzy Mirro and Maraja Kelly played great for the Sea Dragons, getting their serves over and bumping the ball great. The Sea Dragons won the first game 25-22. The Gummy Bears regrouped in the second game and came out more aggressive as AnLin Hunt and Rene Hernandez served well and had several super bumps to lead the Gummy Bears to a game two victory, 25-17, and force a third game. The Gummy Bears stayed aggressive and won the third game 15-9 and the match.

The Championship match between the Gummy Bears and the Blue Dragons was Friday night, May 3. The first game went back and forth as both teams played awesome. Matilda Terry played great as the Gummy Bears built a lead late in the first game. The Blue Dragons didn’t give up as Cody Fogle, Layton Teeguarden and Ethan Teeguarden made big plays to help their team come back and win the first game 25-22. Aiden McLean and Alexandra O’Neal had nice serves to help the Blue Dragons get off to an early lead in game two. Katelyn Sonnier played super for the Gummy Bears to help keep her team close.

The Blue Dragons had great serving all match and won the second game 25-17 and the match.

The Blue Dragons won the first championship for the 2-3 grade Volleyball Division.

Pinkalicious is the 2013 Youth Volleyball champs in the 4-6 Division. In the back, Coach Lance Fogle. Back row: (L-R), Miren Pino, Aly Fogle, Maggie McKimson, and Deanna Clowers. Front row: Peyton Priefer, Shelby Read, Meixing Babcock, and Madi Collins. Photo by Barbara Reese

Fourth through sixth grades
Tuesday night, April 30, was the playoff game between the Skyhawks and the Landsharks. The winner would advance to the championship game Friday night. The Landsharks came out serving better than they had been in recent games as Pierce Pramuka and Grace Pavon helped their team build an early lead. Olivia Hernandez and Emma Johnston played great to keep the Skyhawks close early in the game. The Landsharks pulled away late and won game one 25-16. The teams went back and forth in game two but as the game went on Alia Teeguarden and Nicole Cochrane made big plays and the Landsharks took game two 25-21 and the match.
Nicole Cochrane (center) races to the ball as her team, the Landsharks, won the playoff game. Photos by Jenny Kirchner

On Friday, May 3, the Landsharks played Pinkalicious in the championship match. Both teams played great and the first game went back and forth. Deanna Clowers and Miren Pino of Pinkalicious and Adam Smith of the Landsharks had nice bumps for their teams. The game was super close but Pinkalicious made a couple key plays near the end to win 26-24. Madison Collis served great in game two as Pinkalicious took an early lead. The Landsharks didn’t give up as Lainie and Rory Wilke hustled all over. But Pinkalicious made the key plays and won game two 25-18 and the match.

Pinkalicious won the first championship for the 4-6 grade Volleyball Division.

Pinkalicious’ Madi Collins goes for the ball. Photo by Barbara Reese