VBM’s 2015 Boys’ Final Club Rankings

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Spectrum 16s from Thousand Oaks

18s

1 Pacific Rim 18-1 (Pleasant Hill, Calif.)
Pacific Rim went 11-0 in Columbus to earn the 18-Open title. Micah Maa was named tournament MVP, and Jordan Ewert, Gage Worsley, and Joe Worsley were named all-tournament.

2 The HBC 18 Black (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
Winners of the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational and the SCVA points standings, HBC’s lone blemish at nationals was in the final versus Pacific Rim. Josh Tuaniga, Blake Diamond, and T.J. DeFalco were named all-tournament.

3 Balboa Bay 18 Asics (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Balboa lost only to Pacific Rim at nationals. Will Donald and Matt Ctvrtlik snared all-tournament accolades.

4 HP St. Louis 18 Royal (St. Louis, Mo.)
HP St. Louis finished third at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational and placed Adam Brewster and Paul Narup on the all-tournament team in Columbus.

5 Southern California Volleyball Club 18 Quiksilver (Redondo Beach, Calif.)
SCVC started nationals with a 7-0 mark and finished with a pair of three-set losses to Sports Performance Mizuno and Balboa Bay. Woody Cook was named all-tournament.

6 Sports Performance 18 Mizuno (Aurora, Ill.)
Will Tischler earned all-tournament honors playing for a Sports Performance team that finished fifth at BJNC and tied for fifth at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational.

7 Seaside 18 Black (San Diego, Calif.)
Seaside finished fourth at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational and fourth in the final 18s SCVA points standings in addition to logging a top-10 finish at nationals.

8 Milwaukee Volleyball Club 18 Jake (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Coach Jake Nowak’s squad started nationals strong and finished stronggoing 6-0 to start and then winning its final two contests over Coastal and Seaside.

9 Team Rockstar 18-1 (Carson, Calif.)
Rockstar, which took fourth at the Far Western Qualifier, put together a four-match winning streak and another three-match run late at nationals. Nick Bilinski earned all-tournament honors.

10 Diablo Veni Vidi Vici 18-1 (Concord, Calif.)
Diablo, runner-up at Far Westerns, logged a 9-2 record at nationals, winning its final eight matches after starting the tournament 0-2

17s

1 Southern California Volleyball Club 17 Quiksilver (Redondo Beach, Calif.)
SCVC, which was second in the final SCVA 18-and-under points standings, went 11-0 at nationals en route to capturing the 17-Open title. Sean Morrissey was named MVP of 17 Open. Roy McFarland, Lucas Lossone, and Casey McGarry earned all-tournament accolades.

2 949 17 Black (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
949, a third-place finisher at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational, placed third in nationals thanks to contributions from all-tournament selections Jonathan Minsberg and Sam Kobrine.

3 Balboa Bay 17 Asics (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Balboa Bay, which finished ninth in the 18-and-under SCVA points standings and third at the SCVA Boys Junior Invitational, went 8-2 at nationals. All-tournament nods went to Noah Dyer and William Hunter.

4 Long Island VBC (Dix Hills. N.Y.)
LIVBC, which placed second at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational, won seven matches in Columbus, and Dylan Missry placed on the all-tournament team.

5 The HBC 17 Black (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
Eric Beatty earned all-tournament honors at nationals for The HBC, which won six matches in Columbus.

6 Northern California Volleyball Club Asics 17-1 (Meadow Vista, Calif.)
NCVC capped a strong season with an 8-2 performance at nationals. The Far Western runner-up also logged a top-5 finish at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational.

7 Bay to Bay 17-1 (Campbell, Calif.)
Bay to Bay went 6-5 at nationals, tying for fifth, with two of those wins coming against San Gabriel Elite and Pacific Rim.

8 Pacific Rim 17-1 (Pleasant Hill, Calif.)
Pacific Rim won seven of 10 matches at nationals. The team also won the Far Western Qualifier and placed fourth at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational.

9 San Gabriel Elite 17 Elite (Los Angeles, Calif.)
San Gabriel won seven matches at nationals, boasted a top-10 finish at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational, and finished seventh in the final 18-and-under SCVA points standings.

10 Milwaukee Sting 17s (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Sting won five matches at nationals and was led by all-tournament choice Matthew Szews.

16s

1 Spectrum 16s (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
Spectrum showed its toughness in the BJNC semifinals and final, winning three-set matches en route to the national title. Setter Adam Parks was named tournament MVP.

2 Balboa Bay 16 Asics (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Balboa Bay went 9-2 in Columbus and took Spectrum the distance in the championship match. Cole Paxton, Cole Pender, and Spencer Lawrence were all-tournament.

3 Rochester Pace Bootlegger (Rochester, N.Y.)
Bootlegger showed it belongs firmly entrenched on the national stage after taking third at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational and then tying for third at nationals. Seamus Darby and Spencer Wickens were all-tournament selections.

4 Manhattan Beach Surf Nike 16s (Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
Surf went 7-3 at Junior Nationals and Louis Murray and J.P. Reilly earned all-tournament honors.

5 Ao a Koa Volleyball 16-1 (Honolulu, Hawaii)
This Hawaii-based squad traveled a long way to Columbus and went 6-3 there. It also had a top-5 finish at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational. Hugh Hogland was named to the all-tournament team.

6 Northern California Volleyball Club Asics 16-1 (Meadow Vista, Calif.)
The Far Western 16-Open champion won five matches at nationals. Dawson Fugate was an all-tournament choice.

7 Santa Monica Beach Club 16 Black (Santa Monica, Calif.)
SMBC joins the preponderance of California teams in the final 16s rankings after a top-10 showing at nationals. Brendon Dunn earned all-tournament accolades.

8 Bay to Bay 16-1 (Campbell, Calif.)
Bay to Bay worked overtime at nationals, playing in 13 matches and going 8-5. The team also had a fourth-place finish at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational.

9 Team Rockstar 16-1 (Carson, Calif.)
Rockstar went 6-3 in Columbus and also had a third-place showing earlier in the season at the Far Western qualifier.

10 Pittsburgh 16 Black (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Pittsburgh tied for the third-most wins in the 16-Open division at nationals, finishing with an 8-3 mark.

15s

1 949 15 Black (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
949 downed Puerto Rico-based Torrimar in a battle of unbeatens for the 15-Open title. Patrick Paragas was named tournament MVP. Kevin Kobrine, Andrew McSweeney, and Brandon Browning joined him on the all-tournament team.

2 Manhattan Beach Surf Nike 15 (Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
Surf’s only misstep at nationals was a three-set loss to 949 in the semifinals. All-tournament picks Max Cajuste and Dane Johnson led the way.

3 Pacific Palisades Volleyball Club 15 Nike (Pacific Palisades, Calif.)
Like MB Surf, Pali went into the semifinals undefeated, but Pali lost to Torrimar. Andrew Bagnard and Joe McNamee earned all-tournament awards playing for the 9-1 Pali.

4 The HBC 15 Black (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
This Huntington Beach club tied for fifth in Columbus, finishing with a 7-2 overall mark. Grant Guinasso represented The HBC on the all-tournament team.

5 Spike and Serve Boys 15s (Honolulu, Hawaii)
SAS tied for fifth at nationals and Ryan Wilcox earned all-tournament honors. The team also tied for third at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational.

6 Mountain View Volleyball Club 15 Red (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
Mountain View racked up eight wins in Columbus and also won the Far Western 15-Open title earlier in the season.

7 Seaside 15 Black (San Diego, Calif.)
Seaside, which went 8-1 earlier in the year at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational, won seven matches in a competitive field at nationals.

8 Orange Coast Volleyball Club 15s (Lake Forest, Calif.)
OCVC followed up a top-10 finish at the SCVA Junior Boys Invitational with a six-win effort in Columbus. Orange Coast won four of its final five matches at nationals.

9 Southport 15s (Kenosha, Wis.)
Southport won five matches at nationals and finished in 10th place.

10 Rochester Pace Bootlegger 15-1 (Rochester, N.Y.)
Pace Bootlegger won five matches and tied for 11th in a 15-Open field that had three teams from outside the U.S. finish in the top 10.

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