Sharks celebrate ASHSAA Girls Varsity Volleyball championship

Sharks Varsity squad pictured here with the Junior Varsity squad and the Varsity head coach Keni Tautua (far right), who was also named coach of the year for the Varsity girls. In the center standing, is the the head coach of the Sharks Junior Varsity squad, Tamaalii Vele. The player of the year award went to Mary Tuimavave, second from coach Vele. [photo: Jeff Hayner]

The American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) Girls Varsity Volleyball Champions, the Samoana Sharks had a barbecue this past Saturday at the the Utulei Beach Park to celebrate their winning the championship title.

The Sharks who were seeded #4 going into the playoffs, defeated the #1 seeded team, the Leone Lions in Leone for their championship game berth, and then captured the title by downing the #2 seeded team, the Tafuna Warriors. Coach Tautua said that he was proud of his team and they did a great job and played well.


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