Abby Everitt

St. Mary's Abby Everitt gets set to smack one over the net in action against the Elgin Wolf Pack on Tuesday, Oct. 8.  Photo by Terry Miles

The St. Mary Lady Cardinals hosted a triangular on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

The first match had them facing the Elgin/Pope John Wolfpack. The Wolfpack came out snarling and the Cardinals were defeated in two sets 20-25 and 11-25.

Leading scorers for the Cards were Abby Everitt six kills, eight blocks, six digs and two set assists; Sybil Scofield four kills, one block, four digs and one set assist; Jadyn Eby one kill, nine digs and one set assist; Emma Winkelbauer five blocks and one dig; Brandi Ruzicka eight digs and four set assists; Hope williamson 10 digs; Katie Pongratz two digs; and Araceli Perez one dig.

The second match had the Cardinals just flapping their wings as well. The St. Francis Flyers flew away with the win in two sets 25-13 and 25-12.

Leading St. Mary's were Everitt six kills, seven digs and two set assists; Scofield three kills and seven digs; Ryanne Pistulka one kill, one block, one dig and one ace; Winkelbauer one kill and one block; Pongratz one kill and five digs; Ruzika one kill; and Williamson six digs.

Then on Thursday, Oct. 10 the Cards were on the road to Niobrara/Vedigre for a double triangular.

The first match was against the Stuart Broncos. The Broncos trampled the Cards in the first set, winning 25-9. The Cards flocked together and worked in the second set when they won 25-18. But the Broncos took the lead in the last set and lassoed up a 25-20 win.

The second match the Cardinals faced the home team, the Niobrara/Verdigre Cougars. The Cards flew away with the first set 25-15. The Cougars put up a little more fight in the second set, but the Cardinals again came up with the win 25-21, to win the match.


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