Posted On: 01/27/18 10:21 AM

A handful of Minnesota teams are competing at the U18 Northern Lights Qualifier in Omaha, NE this weekend. Following Round 1 play on Friday two teams remain undefeated in the 18 Open division. In the 18 American division, three teams remain in the hunt for a GJNC bid, while the lone representative in 18 USA has advanced to consolation play.

18 Open

Both the Northern Lights 18-1 and MN Select 18-1 teams went 3-0 in Round 1 action to advance to Round 2 among teams still in contention for a GJNC bid. NL 18-1, the #2 seed overall, defeated Dynasty 18 Black, Iowa PowerPlex 17U TPP, and Nebraska Elite 18 MOAB all by 2-0 match scores. The closest set of the day was set one of match one in which Dynasty pushed them to a 27-25 extra point game. Round 2 matchups include COAST 18-1, Club One AZ 18Platinum, and A4 Volley 18-Purple. MN Select 18-1 also went 3-0 on the day. The event's #4 seed overall dropped only one set in a 2-1 win over WVA 18 Black. Their additional victories came against Nebraska Elite 17 TKO and COAST 18-1. Their Round 2 opponents are Iowa PowerPlex 17U TPP,

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