Posted On: 06/28/18 7:03 PM

The Legacy 16-Elite volleyball team finished tied for fifth in the 16 Open Division of the AAU Nationals in Orlando on Thursday, exiting in the quarterfinals of the Gold bracket.

Legacy had a great start to its AAU pool play, winning its first six matches in before losing in three sets to the Milwaukee Sting 16 Gold out of Wisconsin in a three-set nail-biter 24-26, 25-21, 17-15.

After the loss, Legacy bounced back with a pair of wins before entering bracket play on Thursday. Legacy opened with a 25-18, 25-13 win over Alliance 16-1 Mizuno out of Tennessee. In the quarterfinals it would face Sports Performance 16 Elite out of Illinois. Legacy suffered a 25-22, 25-20 loss to end its AAU Tournament run, but still land it in the top 10 nationally.

OT 16 S. Roberto out of Florida won the Gold bracket title, defeating Asics Munciana Ninjas out of Indiana in the final, 25-18, 25-21.


Michigan Elite wins Ruby Bracket of 16 Open

In the Ruby bracket of the 16 Open, Michigan Elite 16 Mizuno came away with the championship. Elite went 4-5 in pool play over three days, but won its two bracket matches on Thursday.


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