On June 17-20, Mt. Carmel’s Ashby Willis and her team ASICS KIVA 14 Red (Louisville, KY) competed in the AAU 14 Open National Volleyball Championships.
On day one they played 3 matches going 3-0 on the day.
Day two they were 1-1 but still in the hunt for Gold!
Day three they went 3-0 with the much needed first place in their pool to be able to compete on championship day for the national championship.
In the quarterfinal Thursday Morning they beat Sports Performance out of Chicago putting them in the semi-final match against 3 time national championship winner Vaqueras out of Puerto Rico.
They won the semi’s putting them in the national championship game against Municiana out of Muncie IN.
They won that match in two sets, 25-10, 26-24 coming away with the National Championship Title!!
Congrats Ashby!! She is the daughter of Rick and Syreeta Willis of Mt. Carmel.