Pilipa'a Volleyball

Pilipa’a Girls’ 15-1 depart for USA Volleyball Nationals

Kailua-Kona –  The 2017 Pilipa’a Girls 15-1 team departs from Kailua-Kona this evening and will be heading to Minneapolis, Minnesota to compete in the 2017 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship.  The 15 & under team had an impressive undefeated run to claim the 16 & Under Moku O Keawe regional championship and earned the right to represent the region at Nationals.   Pilipa’a has a couple of practices scheduled for this weekend and will also visit Big 10 powerhouse University of Minnesota before commencing tournament play on Monday.

We’ll post updates for the teams here on Pilipaa.com throughout the tournament.  Mahalo to our players, parents, ‘ohana and community members that have helped make this trip possible.

The team is lead by Head Coach Chris Leonard and Assistant Coach Sean Spaar. A complete roster is listed below. Click on the player names to see individual player profiles.

2017 Pilipa'a 15-1 Roster

#NamePosHtYearSchoolStanding ReachApproach Reach
6Megan BaldadoOPP, MB, OH5'92020Kamehameha7'49'
11Tiani BelloOH5'82020Kamehameha7'29'6
8Aulike KaiaweS, OH, OPP5'620217'39'1
24Laurie McGrathMB, OH, OPP6'2019Hilo
17Nani SpaarOH, OPP, MB6'12020Kamehameha7'9.59'6
16Halee SweatS, DS2020Waiakea
12Mia TakaiDS, L5'42019Hilo6'98'6
10Ki'ilani TakataL, DS2021Kamehameha
15Samara ToomataL, DS5'5.52021Kamehameha6'118'4
21Anastasia TuifuaMB, OPP5'112020Kealakehe7'79'6

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *