The Columbus Lady Cards took control of Halletsville and Tidehaven in a volleyball showdown that placed the Lady Cardinals with a 11-3 District record and a face-off with Hallettsville to break a second-place tie in District play.
Columbus Varsity volleyball beat Hallettsville Oct. 20 in three straight sets to force a second-place tie in the district. “This was a huge team effort win by the Lady Cards,” Coach Kayley Johns said. “I know our girls wanted to win really bad, but I always tell them that wanting it is one thing, but they have to show up and tonight they showed up and fought until the very end. I am so proud of this team and their energy and effort.”
Columbus scored 25-22, 25-14, and 29-27 against Hallettsville.
The Lady Cards went on to dominate Tidehaven Oct. 23 at Columbus with scores 25-21, 25-14, and 25-10.
Rodriguez had three Aces, one Total Attack, seven Digs, Thomas had five Aces, one Total Attack, 18 Setter Assists, and 10 Digs. Tribe contributed four Aces, 22 Total Attacks, 11 Kills, and seven Digs. Theut had six Aces, 15 Total Attacks, seven Kills, two Assisted, 11 Setter Assists, and six Digs. Mandola put in five Total Attacks, and two Kills. Supak scored with three Aces, two Setter Assists, and 10 Digs while Thompson had one Dig. Shropshire shines with three Aces, 23 Total Attacks, 10 Kills, one Solo, two Assisted, and two Digs. Scott played up four Total Attacks, three Kills, and one Dig. Collier took three Total Attacks and two Digs. Heffley had two Aces, six Total Attacks, four Kills, two Assisted, and two Digs.
Columbus will meet Hallettsville once again at Rice Tuesday, Oct. 27 for a second-place tiebreaker at 6 p.m.