Posted On: 06/30/21 8:00 AM

AAU Nationals in Orlando is wrapping up, and the 16s division has provided us with quite a finale.

In accordance with our trend of featuring some of Nebraska’s top performers, I figured today would be a good time to recap VCN 16 Black’s journey through AAUs. As one of the teams to make the coveted championship bracket on Tuesday, this VCN group made quite a bit of noise in 16 Club.

Here’s a rundown of 16 Black’s tournament run, including a look at the players who shined on the big stage.

 

Tournament Recap

16 Black’s AAU journey began with a busy opening day. After handling Llaneras in two sets to begin Saturday’s action, VCN then played two hard-fought three-set matches. 16 Black dropped a nailbiter against TVA but quickly responded to win a slugfest against Texas Tornados.

VCN went the distance against another team when they took the floor again Sunday evening. They traded blows with A5 Mizuno before emerging victorious with a 15-10 win in set three. The following matches were tamer as VCN dominated DSVC and Advancement Academy to move to 5-1 after two rounds of play.

The level of play continued to ramp up as 16

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