Posted On: 02/27/18 12:40 PM

Everyone enjoys getting invited to a party. That was the case with four Premier volleyball teams that spent President’s Day weekend in Salt Lake City taking part in the Triple Crown Sports Invitational.

Premier’s 14, 15, 16 and 17 Gold teams all competed in the invite-only tournament that traditionally draws a large number of the top teams from around the country. It was the first time Premier has taken part in the tournament.

Premier 17 Gold led the way, going 9-1 overall in the tournament and beating five teams ranked in the top 50 in the nation. After pool play to start the tournament, teams then advanced to a 32-team bracket.

Premier 17 Gold’s only loss in Salt Lake City came in the first round of that tournament to #7-ranked Arizona Storm, which went on to win the tournament championship. Premier rebounded to go undefeated the rest of the way and finished 17th overall in the tournament and feeling really good about how it played.

“After running into an athletic and well-balanced team from Arizona Storm, that loss and refocus propelled us to put together an incredible showcase of athleticism and determination as the team finished the Invite knocking off

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