HARLINGEN (KVEO) – The McAllen Fierce 13U volleyball team defeated Hawaii-based Spike and Serve volleyball club 2-1 (25-22, 20-25, 15-13) to claim the USA Volleyball Junior Championship in Las Vegas.
Fierce earned the right to compete in the USA Volleyball Junior Championships after placing first out of a total of 148 teams at the 48th annual AAU Volleyball Championships just two weeks ago.
Despite suffering one loss in pool play, the McAllen-based volleyball club earned their spot in the Gold bracket of the 13 American division with an impressive 6-1 record. With a spot in the final eight secured, Fierce went a perfect 3-0 to claim the national title.
The team was established in 2018, celebrating two national championships just three years into its existence.