Both Kaizen teams went 2-1 on the first day of their respective tournaments on Friday, with both teams’ lone loss coming in three sets. On Friday morning, the 17s started play at the Phoenix Volleyball Festival by beating Burns 17-1 (25-18, 25-21). The followed that up by dropping a close match against ECVBA (22-25, 25-20, 15-8). They ended the day with a sweep of AZ Lady Knights (25-10, 25-21).
In the afternoon at the USAV Girls National Championships, the Kaizen 14s lost in three to Elevation 14 O’Connor (25-21, 23-25, 15-7). They then swept Nebraska Elite 14 Force (25-22, 25-18) and Vision 14 National (25-22, 25-17).