Chautauqua Lake Jayvees Capture Summer Showdown

Kneeling, from the left, are Kaylee Gollhardt, manager Makenna Smith, Ava Olson, manager Karagan Fairbank and Camryn Thayer. In the second row are Ella Woodis and Brynn Engdahl. In the back row are Anyah Carson, Jessica Wiemer, Sydney Hawkins, Tatem Zemcik and Jenna Harle. Submitted photo

The Chautauqua Lake junior varsity volleyball team hosted its own eight-team Summer Showdown tournament. After going unbeaten in pool against Pine Valley, Silver Creek and Cuba-Rushford, the Thunderbirds beat Falconer, 25-14, 25-12, in the quarterfinals; Fredonia, 25-15, 25-17 in the semifinals; and Ellicottville, 25-20, 25-10, in the finals. Sydney Hawkins was named to the All-Tournament Team and Ava Olson was named the tournament Most Valuable Player.