The Chobee Volleyball Academy (CVA) 12U travel team, which includes Brighton Seminoles Yani Smith, Alyssa Madrigal and Kashyra Urbina, is off to a good start in the tournament season in 2020.
CVA won five of six games and took second place at Volleyfest 1 held Jan. 18-19 at DS Sports Plex in Deerfield Beach.
On Jan. 25-26, CVA went undefeated with five wins and took first place in Gold at the AAU Chill Blast Super Regional in Orlando.
They secured their free entry to the 2020 47th AAU Girls Junior National Volleyball Championships that will be held this summer at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort and the Orange County Convention Center.
Most of the players, including Yani, Alyssa and Kashyra, played in the 2019 AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships in the 11U division where they finished 21st out of 40 teams from around the country and Puerto Rico.
This was held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort and the Orange County Convention Center.