The 13 Gold volleyball team at The Academy Boiler Juniors won the AAU National Championship on June 21 in the 13 Open Division.
Two Tri-West athletes play on the Lafayette based Boiler Juniors team, Caroline Ward, a sixth grader, and Izzy Master, a seventh grader.
This is the club’s third national championship. Overall, the team has a record of 81-14 for the season.
Along with an AAU National Championship, the girls have won tournaments this season including Bluegrass, JVA Summerfest and the Northern Lights Qualifier. The team’s next tournament is the USA Volleyball Girls National Championship in Las Vegas where competition begins June 30.