Lady Cards Volleyball
Columbus Cardinal Fall Sports Season is underway. The Lady Cards Volleyball Teams had their first games of the Season on Tuesday, August 11 against the El Campo Ricebirds. The Freshman Team started the Season off right, winning in straight sets. The JV Team followed suit doing the same. The Varsity Team was in route to do the same winning the first two sets, but then lost the next two. The Lady Cards fought back and won a gritty fifth set to get their first win of the 2020 Season. (25-18, 29-27, 17-25, 24-26, 15-11) Stat Leaders of the game were Senior Lili Lares-Rodriguez with 6 Aces, Senior Andrea Shropshire with 13 Kills, Freshman Ember Mandola with 3 Total Blocks, Freshman Sage Thomas with 19 Assists and Freshman Sage Thomas with 5 Digs.
Lady Cards had their Season Home Opener Friday, August 14 against the La Grange Leopards. The Freshman and JV Teams were successful once again winning in straight sets. The Varsity Team once again won a five set thriller (21-25, 25-18, 20-25, 25-18, 15-11) to get their second win of the season. Stat Leaders of the game were Senior Lili Lares-Rodriguez with 4 Aces, Senior Andrea Shropshire with 10 Kills, Seniors Amber Adams and Andrea Shorpshire with 2 Total Blocks, Senior Gabi Theut with 18 Assists and Senior Megan Supak with 10 Digs.
The Lady Cards Varsity team would face Schulenburg and East Bernard in Columbus on Saturday, August 15. Unfortunately the Lady Cards lost both games. Stat Leaders for the 2 Games were Senior Amber Adams with 3 Aces, Freshman Ally Tribe with 24 Kills, Senior Amber Adams and Freshman Ember Mandola with 3 Total Blocks, Freshman Sage Thomas with 31 Assists and Senior Lili Lares-Rodriguez with 42 Digs.
The Lady Cards will face Weimar in Weimar on Tuesday, August 18, Sealy in Columbus on Friday, August 21 and Giddings in Giddings on Saturday, August 22.
Your Season Stat Leaders through the first four games are Senior Lili Lares-Rodriguez with 12 Aces, Freshman Ally Tribe with 42 Kills, Freshman Ember Mandola with 7 Total Blocks, Freshman Sage Thomas with 64 Assists and Senior Lili Lares Rodriguez with 59 Digs.
Lady Cards have a great group of Freshman along with experienced mulit year Varsity players. We look forward to another exciting season of Lady Cardinal Volleyball.
The Columbus Cardinal Football Team will have their first and only Scrimmage of the Season on Thursday, August 20 in Columbus Against Sealy. The Cardinals are looking to follow up on one of the most successful season in Cardinal Football History. Stay tuned for a full football season preview after the Scrimmage against Sealy.