Sheldon Sending Seven Teams To AAU State Tourneys

Date posted - March 22, 2012

It’s State Tournament weekend for AAU Volleyball in Iowa. Sheldon 4th graders are attending The Gold tournament at Dike New Hartford. 5th graders will attend the Gold Tournament also at Dike New Hartford. 6th graders will be at the Gold Tournament in Marshalltown. 7th graders will attend the Gold Tournament in Ankeny. 8th graders will be at the Gold Tournament in Indianola. 9th graders are attending the Gold Tournament in Newton and 10th graders are at the Gold Tournament in Marshalltown

Sheldon had 11 teams, including over 90 girls, from grades 4th-11th that competed in the AAU season this year.  These girls have practiced twice a week from the beginning of January until this last week of March.  They have competed in at least 6 Saturday tournaments to improve their skills, develop teamwork and learn to enjoy the game of Volleyball.

Seven teams have earned a trip to the Gold Tournament this weekend by finishing in the top 2 at one of their Saturday tournaments.  At state they will compete against teams from all over the state of Iowa without regard to class size or location.  Some of the tournaments will host as many as 50 teams competing for this years’ top 4 medals in each age group.

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