Molokai Girls Volleyball Brings Home Silver Medal

In their final appearance for this 2007 club season, Molokai Girls Volleyball Club, "Kime Ka La" traveled to Oahu on June 20th to compete in the 2007 Aloha State Games. Rising up to the challenge, Kime Ka La entered the Women's A Division, playing against teams that included some of Hawaii's former collegiate players.

In Friday's pool play, Kime Ka La came in a close second – one of only four teams advancing to Saturday's Women's A semi-finals. Kime Ka La split sets in pool play with Yessiah, Halah and Team Sideout clubs.

In an exciting semi-final game, Kime Ka La beat Team Bud Light in three sets to earn a chance to contend for the championship gold medal. Team Sideout stacked with a powerful offensive attack and years of experience took care of business and beat Kime Ka La in two sets. None the less, Kime Ka La came away winning the silver medal in the tournament. The team also gained important learning experiences that will set the tone for the next club season.

This was the team’s first club season club and these young women have proved that that they are dedicated not only to becoming better players but more importantly, learning essential life skills. Their commitment, work ethic and maturity have opened the doors for many opportunities to succeed and has earned the respect of other clubs, coaches and players across the state. Their successful season record speaks for itself – Women's B 4th place out of 32 teams at the Haili Volleyball Tournament, Women's B Regional Champions at the Moku O Keawe Regional Tournament and Women's A Silver Medalists at the Aloha State Games 2007.

Altogether the club season shined through and was filled with fun, never forgotten learning experiences. What a great start for the next generation of volleyballers! 'Til next season….Let the sun shine through…..


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