Kent Juniors and Skagit Island Volleyball Academy became the first two teams from the Puget Sound Region to earn bids to a USA Volleyball Girls National Championship event in 2017!
Kent Juniors won the National Division Bid to the U18 Girls Junior National Championship and Skagit Island Volleyball Academy earned the American Division bid to the same event. Both teams will compete in Dallas, TX April 21-23.
Every year in the U16 and U18 divisions the top teams from the Puget Sound and Columbia Empire Region Power League Tournaments get together to compete for the unofficial title of top dog in the Pacific Northwest. This weekend the first Platinum Power League of the 2017 season will take place in Centralia.
The Puget Sound Region Teams Participating in Platinum Power League
Puget Sound Volleyball Academy 17-Steph
Washington Volleyball Academy 18 Mizuno
Skagit Island Volleyball Academy 18
Kent Juniors 18
Gresham High School, Mt. Hood Community College and the University of Oregon were all influenced by Matt Hartner the volleyball coach. Now an entire Pacific Northwest is being inspired and motivated by his memory. Matt Hartner made the transition from volleyball coach to volleyball legacy on August 13, 2014 when he passed away in his sleep at age 30.
Matt Hartner was instrumental in the creation of the MLK Invitational tournament that now bares his name. He was an active part of Oregon NW Juniors Volleybal...