2017 Provincials recap Monday December 18th, 2017

MONCTON, NB – DECEMBER 15th-17th, 2017

After three full days of volleyball, the 2017 Volleyball New Brunswick (VNB) Provincials are now over. This year VNB saw their biggest Provincials ever with 108 teams from across the province meeting all up in Moncton, NB to compete for the title of Champion.

The event started on Friday with the 14 and under, 15 and under as well as the 16 and under female teams’ round robin games. These teams then played their playoff games on Saturday morning. The 14 and under Tier 1 Champions are Dynamos Bleues from Dieppe after playing against Mad-Vic (Edmundston). The Tier 2 Champions are KV Panthers (Quispamsis) by defeating La Croisée from Robertville. After a grueling 3 set final game versus Dynamite (Tracadie-Sheila), Spikers from Richibucto are this year’s Tier 1 15 and under female champions. The Saint John Wolfpack are the Tier 2 champs after playing Moncton’s Fuzion – Navy. The Reds 16U Crimson (Fredericton) won the title from Fuzion – Gold as Tier 1 champions. Tier 2 16U gold medalists are Mad-Vic 16U Vert from Edmundston after playing KV Panthers (Quispamsis) in the finals.

Mid-day Saturday, the 18 and under female teams started to fill the Moncton agrena. For some of this group’s athletes, it would be the last time at a VNB Provincials. The 16 and under male portion of the event also was underway.

Sunday was another busy day as more teams poured into the agrena. The 14 and under male and 18 and under male teams started to their quest for the title while the 13 and under teams were busy playing for the Triple Ball Champion title.

The Fredericton Reds Crimson became the Tier 1 18U female champs after an exciting 3 set game versus Tracadie-Sheila’s Dynamite. The Nackawic Nukes (Nackawic) defeated KV Panthers (Quispamsis) for the Tier 2 18U title. Castors Bleu (Fredericton) became the Triple Ball champs after playing Reds 13U Black (Fredericton). On the male side, Fredericton’s Reds 13U Crimson became the 14U champions after winning Castors (Fredericton). The 16U champs are Reds 16U Crimson (Fredericton) after a great game versus Dynamite (Tracadie-Sheila). Reds 18U Crimson (Fredericton) defeated Spartans (Fredericton) for the 18U title.

Here are the All Stars & MVPs from the weekend.

To see all the results from Provincials, please visit – http://iset.net/tournament/2240#/

VNB would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays with friends and family and we look forward to seeing all of you in the new year!