The “Next Revolution n Volleyball” 16 National Team, from Roanoke won the 28-team HiNeighbor Tournament in Asheville, NC last weekend.
The team won all 18 games they played, beating the Asheville 16 National team in the final 25-10, 25-21.
The team is composed of 10 girls from 9 schools. Tryouts were concluded Nov 22, and they’ve been practicing and competing in 9 tournament since then. The team has also traveled to Washington DC, Myrtle Beach and Atlanta. The team’s record is 89-46 and their final action is April 30 – May 1st in Williamsburg.
Tom Houser and Audrey Easter are the team’s coaches. Coach Houser is also directing 8 camps this summer for all levels of volleyball players. To see more about the team and about the camps, visit www.coachhouser.com.
Pictured: (front row) Hanna Podeschi (Hidden Valley High), Erin Holsinger (Home School), Morgan Robison (Patrick Henry High), Hannah Helbert (Patrick County High), Maggie Eddleton (Christiansburg High). The rest of the team is (back row) Christina Dietz (Virginia Episcopal School), Gussie Revercomb (North Cross), Coach Tom Houser, Jordan Joyce (Bassett High), Aidan Guilfoyle (Roanoke Catholic). Not able to attend the trip were Sarah Gray (Hidden Valley) and Allyssa King (Lord Botetourt High)