BENDIGO volleyballers Lydia Rhule, James Haythorne and Evan Shelton have returned from the Australian Junior Volleyball Championships with medals hanging around their necks.
Rhule was a part of the Victorian under-17 team who claimed a gold medal at the tournament.
The Victorian team defeated Queensland three sets to one to win the gold medal.
The final score line read 25/15, 16/25, 25/18 and 25/20.
James Haythorne won a bronze medal in the under-19 men's play-off game against Queensland Maroon.
The Victorian team won in four sets.
Young gun Evan Shelton was also a part of the under-17 men's Victorian team to win bronze.
Shelton and his team mates defeated South Australia three-sets to one on Sunday.
Todd Broadbent was also an assistant coach with the men's under-17 team.