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Chatham Ballhawks win 3 more provincial medals

May 8TH, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

The Chatham Ballhawks ended the Ontario Volleyball Association provincial championships with six medals after winning three more recently in Ottawa. The 13U girls (gold), 15U girls (gold) and 15U boys (bronze) are the latest medallists.  Previously, the 16U girls (silver), 17U girls (bronze) and 18U girls (silver) also won medals.

 

The 13U Ballhawks Fierce rallied to beat Etobicoke EVP Green 19-25, 25-15, 15-11 in the Division 1 Tier 3 gold-medal match. They finished with a 7-2 match record and 16-10 set record.  They defeated the Synergy Aces 29-27, 21-25, 15-12 in a semifinal and the Scarborough Titans Eclipse 25-19, 14-25, 15-13 in a quarter-final. They made the playoffs after winning two of three matches in pool play and two of three in re-pool play.

The 15U Ballhawks Flight girls’ team swept the Stratford Stingers 25-12, 25-17 in the Division 4 Tier 2 gold-medal match. They had an 8-2 match record and 17-5 set record.

 

They beat the Georgetown Impact Shock 25-13, 25-13 in a semifinal, the Galaxy Comets 25-14, 29-27 in  a quarter-final and the Niagara Rapids 25-17, 25-13 in the round of 16. They started by losing two of three pool matches, then swept three matches in re-pool play.

 

 

The 15U Ballhawks boys’ team edged the Aurora Storm Bolts 25-27, 25-22, 16-14 in the Division 2 Tier 1 bronze-medal match. They had a 7-2 match record and 15-8 set record.  They lost to the LVC Fire Blaze 25-21, 21-25, 15-11 in a semifinal after beating the PVC 3DSteel 18-25, 25-17, 15-7 in a quarter-final. They won two of three matches in pool play and swept three matches in re-pool play.  

 

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Chatham Ballhawks win provincial medals

May 1ST, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

18U Ballhawks win silver medals

 

The Chatham Ballhawks 18U girls won silver medals at the recent Ontario Volleyball Association championships in Waterloo.  The Ballhawks lost to the Sudbury Northern Chill 25-23, 25-23 in the Division 2 Tier 1 final after beating Kingston Black Rock 23-25, 25-7, 15-11 in a semifinal, the Aurora Storm Fire 26-24, 22-25, 15-9 in a quarter-final and the Niagara Rapids Legend 25-19, 25-16 in the round of 16.  They had a match record of 7-3 and set record of 16-10 while placing 18th overall in the province.

17U Ballhawks win bronze medals

The Chatham Ballhawks 17U girls won bronze medals at the recent Ontario Volleyball Association championships in Waterloo.  The Ballhawks beat 41Six EVO 25-23, 25-17 for Division 2 Tier 1 bronze after losing to the Unity Shock 25-17, 25-17 in a semifinal. They beat the KW Predators Force 25-18, 18-25, 15-6 in a quarter-final and the Vision Strikers 20-25, 25-16, 15-9 in the round of 16.  They had a 7-3 match record and 16-12 set record.

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Chatham Ballhawks win Ontario silver medals

Apr 9TH, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

The Chatham Ballhawks 16U girls team won Division 2 Tier 2 silver medals at the Ontario Volleyball Association championship in Waterloo Sunday.

 

The Ballhawks lost to the North York Unity Strive 2-1 (12-25, 25-19, 15-5) in the final.  They finished with a 7-3 record in matches and 16-9 in sets.  The Ballhawks beat the Scarborough Titans Hera 2-1 (23-25, 25-21, 15-9) in a semifinal, swept the Milton Edge Steel 2-0 (25-18, 25-21) in a quarter-final and defeated the Norfolk Chaos Momentum 2-0 (25-20, 25-13) in the round of 16.  They began the three-day tournament by winning two of three pool matches, beating the Hamilton MVC Denali 2-1 and Casselman Pumas Smashers 2-0 and losing to the KW Predators Engage 2-1.  They also won two of three in re-pool play, beating the Oakville Rumble 2-0 and Unity Strive 2-1 and losing to the Durham Attack Velocity 2-0.

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Ballhawks capture gold, bronze

Mar 27TH, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

Two Chatham Ballhawks teams won medals at the Ontario Volleyball Association’s 18U Bugarski Cup tournaments in Kitchener Sunday.

18U Ballhawks win gold

The 18U girls won Championship A gold and the 17U girls won Trillium A bronze.  The 18U Ballhawks beat the Waterloo Tigers Pursuit 25-20, 25-13 in the final of the two-day tournament to finish with a 6-0-2 match record and 14-3 set record.  They swept the Woodstock Warriors 25-17, 30-28 in a semifinal and defeated the KW Predators Attack 25-20, 15-25, 15-8 in a quarter-final after topping their pool with a 3-0-2 record.

 

17U Ballhawks win bronze

The 17U Ballhawks beat the Waterloo Tigers Red 25-19, 19-25, 15-13 in the bronze-medal match to finish with a 5-1-1 match record and 11-4 set record.  They lost to Forest City Cypress 27-25, 25-19 in a semifinal after beating the London Fire Intensity 25-19, 25-11 in a quarter-final and winning their pool with a 3-0-1 record.

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Ballhawks win 4 tournament medals

Feb 28TH, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

The host Chatham Ballhawks won four medals at two Ontario Volleyball Association Bugarski Cup Trillium girls tournaments at Chatham-Kent Secondary School on the weekend.  The 15U Ballhawks Velocity won silver and 15U Ballhawks Flight won bronze at a 16U tournament Sunday after the 13U Ballhawks Fierce won gold and 14U Ballhawks Fly won bronze at a 14U tournament Saturday.

The 15U Velocity lost to the St. Thomas Express Rockets 18-25, 25-13, 15-13 in the final.

 

They swept London Sharks Riptide 27-25, 25-20 in a semifinal and beat London Fire Smoke 25-12, 25-8 in a quarter-final after going 3-0 in three pool matches.

 

The 15U Flight beat the Sharks Riptide 26-24, 25-21 for bronze.

 

They lost to the Express Rockets 25-14, 25-22 in a semifinal and defeated London Fire Scorch 25-18, 10-25, 15-11 in a quarter-final after going 2-1-1 in their pool.

 

 

The 13U Fierce swept Sarnia Twin Bridges Thunderstrike 25-11, 25-23 in the final.

They beat London Fire Erupt 17-25, 25-23, 15-13 in a semifinal and St. Thomas Express Velocity 25-15, 25-11 in a quarter-final after going 2-0 in pool play.

The 14U Fly beat Fire Erupt 17-25, 25-20, 15-10 for bronze after losing to Twin Bridges Thunderstrike 19-25, 25-17, 16-14 in a semifinal and beating the London Mighty Sharks 25-20, 17-25, 15-11 in a quarter-final. They were 2-0 in their pool.

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Ballhawks capture 3 silver medals

Feb 5TH, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

Three Chatham Ballhawks girls teams won silver medals at the Ontario Volleyball Association’s McGregor Cup tournaments on the weekend.

The 17U Ballhawks lost to the Georgetown Impact Crush 17-25, 25-22, 15-10 in the Trillium White A final in London. They beat the KW Predators Engage 25-10, 25-15 in a semifinal after sweeping the St. Thomas Express 25-9, 25-13 in a quarter-final. They split two pool matches.

The 13U Ballhawks Fierce lost to the KW Predators Phantoms 25-15, 25-22 in the Championship A final in Dresden.  They beat the South County Bandits Black 15-25, 25-17, 15-8 in a semifinal after sweeping the Stratford Stingers Attack 25-22, 25-19 in a quarter-final. They split two pool matches.

The 13U Ballhawks Glide lost to the Forest City Lorax 25-18, 25-12 in the Trillium A final in Windsor.  They defeated the South County Bandits White 25-21, 21-25, 15-9 in a semifinal after beating the London Fire Combustion 25-13, 25-18 in a quarter-final. They won two pool matches, including one over the Ballhawks Swoop 25-18, 25-17.

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Ballhawks claim gold, bronze medals

Jan 17TH, 2024, Chatham Daily News ...

The host Chatham Ballhawks won gold and bronze medals at Ontario Volleyball’s Trillium A 13U girls’ tournament at McGregor.  The Ballhawks Fierce won gold and the Ballhawks Glide won bronze.

The Fierce beat Forest City Lorax 25-9, 25-21 in the final after sweeping the Glide 25-19, 25-14 in a semifinal and London Fire Combustion 25-14, 25-10 in a quarter-final.

 

The Fierce also swept three pool opponents to finish with a 12-0 set record.

The Glide beat Forest City Maple 25-11, 25-22 for third place. They also defeated Norfolk Chaos Zoom 25-10, 25-10 in a quarter-final.

 

The Glide won two of three pool matches for an overall 8-4 set record.  

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Three Ballhawks teams win bronze medals 

Dec 18TH, 2023, Chatham Daily News ...

Three Chatham Ballhawks teams – 13U, 14U and 18U girls – won bronze medals at Ontario Volleyball Association tournaments on the weekend.

 

The 14U Ballhawks Soar beat the KW Predators 2-1 (25-18, 19-25, 15-6) for bronze at the 14U Challenge Cup Championship A tournament at Chatham-Kent secondary school Saturday.  They lost to Forest City Mahogany 2-0 (25-19, 25-19) in a semifinal after beating South County Black 2-1 (25-20, 21-25, 15-7) in a quarter-final. In pool play, they beat Burlington Defensa Purple 2-1 and lost to South County Teal 2-0.

 

 

The 13U Ballhawks Fierce beat Rose City Red 2-0 (25-17, 25-20) for bronze at the 14U Challenge Cup Trillium A tournament in Windsor Saturday.

 

They lost to the St. Thomas Express 2-0 (25-19, 25-22) in a semifinal after sweeping the Ballhawks Fly 2-0 (25-15, 25-11) in a quarter-final. In pool play, they beat the London Sharks 2-1 and lost to Rose City Red 2-1.

 

The 18U Ballhawks swept Brampton Pakmen Black 2-0 (26-24, 25-18) for bronze at the 18U Challenge Cup Championship A tournament in London Sunday.  They lost to the London Inferno 2-0 (25-19, 25-7) in a semifinal after defeating the Stratford Stingers 2-1 (25-20, 9-25, 18-16) in a quarter-final. In pool play, they beat the Oakville Thunder 2-0 and lost to Forest City Helios 2-0.

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Ballhawks teams win gold, silver at tourneys

Nov 6TH, 2023, Chatham Daily News ...

The Chatham Ballhawks 17U girls won gold medals at the Ontario Volleyball Association’s Trillium White tournament Sunday in Kitchener.  The Ballhawks swept the Cambridge Scorpions Rise 25-20, 25-13 in the final.  They beat the South County Bandits Select 25-22, 25-23 in a semifinal and the Kitchener-Waterloo Predators Infinity 25-20, 25-16 in a quarter-final.  In pool play, the Ballhawks swept the K-W Predators Engage 26-24, 25-21 and Rose City Red 25-13, 25-18.

On Saturday, the Ballhawks 16U girls won silver at the Trillium Green tournament in Simcoe. They lost to Forest City in the final.

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