Posted On: 02/4/21 5:12 PM

Eight 17’s teams from Missouri/Kansas City competed in the 17 American division at the Northern Lights Qualifier in Omaha last weekend. One of those teams walked away with the gold ball and berth to Las Vegas this summer for nationals.  Let’s catch up on how the teams fared against stiff competition.

Mizuno Club North 17 Angela - 1st Place - 10-0 Overall Record

Thanks to my handy mobile device I got word not only was Club North on an undefeated run, they hadn’t dropped a set heading into championship Sunday. I had to venture to court 16 to start my day to get a glimpse. They are good! They have size! They have a lot of solid pieces I saw in the one set I observed. Haylee O’Meara was good on the pins. Middle Lillian Holden has length. Libero Lia Graham and DS Rebecca Wright Rebecca Wright 5'7" | DS/L Liberty | 2022 State MO were anchoring the back row. Setter Autumn Kaderly Autumn Kaderly 5'6" | S Smithville | 2022 State MO was smart and efficient. Keep an eye on this team as they may be able to snatch up a USA bid in the qualifiers to come. 

Invasion 17 Black - 9th Place - 5-2 Overall Record

Invasion had a good run at the

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