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Posted On: 01/6/21 2:35 PM

We had some quality action around the state this weekend from both the Gateway and Heart of American (HOA) regions. These regions kicked off their "league" play and there were some strong performances. A couple of weeks ago we shared some 16u teams to keep an eye on. You can find the first article here. The second article here.

16s Power League HOA

HOA had their 16 Power League Qualifier last weekend in Wichita, Kansas. The format looks different this year where they didn't complete a tournament for bidding purposes. Each pool winner automatically qualifies for the sixteen team power league. Normally, each pool winner would then play a bracket round but this year each pool winner just played once additional game. The remaining pool finishers were placed in pods where each winner would advance to join the other eight teams.

Adidas Dynasty, PVA, KC Power, Mavs KC, and Topeka Impact were all times we highlighted as the cream of the crop in this age division and they lived up to the billing Sunday.

Dynasty 16 Black went 8-0 in sets on the day to grab one of the top spots. Right behind them were KC

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