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Boys Volleyball: Five local teams compete at USA Volleyball Junior Nationals

Written by Ken Wunderley on .

Five teams from the Pittsburgh Volleyball Club competed at the USA Volleyball Junior Nationals, which were held July 1-8 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.  Rosters and results from each team are listed below.

Pittsburgh Volleyball Club
14-and-under - Club Division - Black Team
Placed 39 out of 48 teams with a 4-5 record.

Head Coach - Ryan Shelton
Assistant Coach - Tommy Keisling

Roster
 8 - Brandon Miller, Shaler
11 - Luke Constantakis, North Allegheny
16 - Daniel Norris, Hempfield
30 - Zachary Cozza
32 - Austin Saunders, Norwin
33 - Gavin Owens, North Allegheny
38 - Carson Stein, Butler

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Pittsburgh Volleyball Club
14-and-under - Club Division - Yellow Team
Placed 37th out of 48 teams with a 7-3 record.

Head Coach - Ryan Lundy
Assistant Coach - Dan Long

Roster
 2 - Caleb Schall, North Allegheny
 3 - Owen Schall, North Allegheny
 9 - Ethan Kriek, Seneca Valley
10 - Michael Devlin, Seneca Valley
21 - Cole Dorn, North Allegheny
22 - Garret Hrvoich, North Allegheny
31 - Evan Holmes, North Allegheny
49 - Timmy Ditka, North Allegheny

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Pittsburgh Volleyball Club
16-and-under - Club Division - Black Team
Placed 29th out of 84 teams with a 5-4 record.

Head Coach - Tim Buresh
Assistant Coach - Matt Robertson

Roster
 3 - Ben Mendes, North Allegheny
 5 - Kyle Davies, North Allegheny
 6 - Christopher Loomis
10 - Jordan Ray - Butler
11 - Luke McEachin, Butler
13 - Coleman McDonough, Seneca Valley
18 - Jacob Smeltzer, Seneca Valley
24 - Sava Topich, North Allegheny
25 - Luke Trzeciak, Seneca Valley

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Pittsburgh Volleyball Club
18-and-under - Open Division - Black Team
Tied for 31st place out of 36 teams with a 6-5 record.

Head Coach - Shane Conley
Assistant Coach - Zach Nanni

Roster
 2 - AJ Schmidt, North Allegheny
 5 - Cal Fisher, Riverview
 6 - MJ Barton, North Allegheny
 8 - Canyon Tuman, North Allegheny
11 - Brandon McGowan, Penn-Trafford
12 - Josh Bachinsky, North Allegheny
13 - Jake Barber, North Allegheny
22 - Eric Visgitis, North Allegheny
23 - Luke Visgitis, North Allegheny

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Pittsburgh Volleyball Club
18-and-under - Club Division - Yellow Team
Placed 38th out of 71 teams with an 8-5 record.

Head Coach - Mike Nypaver
Assistant Coach - Paul Kuhn

Roster
 1 - Ryan Beck, North Allegheny
 4 - Jason Stiefvater, North Allegheny
13 - Michael Burke, Bishop Guilfoyle
15 - Alex Zubrow, North Allegheny
18 - Jordan Dedo, Hempfield
20 - Jake Lininger, Peters Township
22 - Max Cooley, Bethel Park
23 - Jeremiah Zemet, North Allegheny