The Fredonia Hillbillies hosted the Third Annual Fredonia Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday where Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds took first prize for the second year in a row.
The Thunderbirds defeated the Panama Lady Panthers in the Gold Bracket after beating the Cassadaga Valley Lady Cougars in the semifinals and going 5-1 in pool play.
OBSERVER?Photo by John?Conti
Chautauqua Lake’s Jenny Brown delivers a set during Saturday’s Third Annual Fredonia Invitational Volleyball Tournament.
The North Collins Lady Eagles downed Fredonia in the Silver Bracket and the Silver Creek Black Knights won against the Salamanca Lady Warriors in the Bronze Bracket.
Based on votes by the coaches, Christina Rauh from Panama was awarded the tournament's Most Valuable Player.
Named to the All-Tournament Team were Hannah Renaldo from North Collins, Amy Seybold from Fredonia, Jill Einink from Chautauqua Lake, Taylor Edington from Gowanda and Taylor Storer from Cassadaga Valley.
Also participating in the tournament were Olean, Forestville, Pine Valley and Southwestern.
"Thank you to the sports boosters for putting on another wonderful tournament," Fredonia Coach Chris Anderson said. "I hope all the teams had a good time and will join us again next year."