Volleyball – JV1
The JV1 girls’ volleyball team defeated Willmar 2-1 Tuesday, dropping the first game 25-23, then winning 25-14 and 15-7.
At the net, Rachel Thompson and Brianna Johnson came up big with 10 kills for the night.
Quinn Kragenbring had 15 set assists and Laurel Thompson put up 13.
Defensively, Sam Brown worked hard, getting 13 digs, and Shanee Herd had 12.
Danielle Warren was the big server for the night going 14-for-14 with two aces and scoring nine points.
Volleyball – JV2
The Cardinal JV2 volleyball team played a close match against Willmar Tuesday, falling 2-1 and losing the final match by two points.
Volleyball – 9th grade
The A team defeated Willmar Tuesday night 25-15, 25-13, 15-3, while the B team fell 25-11, 10-25, 11-15.
Leading the A team with seven ace serves was Nicole Canavati. Jessica Burns and Paige Glaser also contributed with five ace serves apiece.
Alexandria was strong at the net as well. Adrianne Wensman had five kills while Carli Homan and Burns each had three kills.
Allie Noetzelman assisted the team with four ace assists. Jazmin Roste, Erin Ann Schueler and Adrianne Wensman all contributed at the net defensively with ace blocks.
Volleyball – JV1
The JV1 girls’ volleyball team placed third out of 12 teams at the Eden Prairie Tournament on Saturday, September 5.
The girls started the day off strong with a 25-13 and 25-21 win over Chanhassen.
The second match of the day against Waconia started off a little slow, with the Cards losing in three games 23-25, 25-23 and 14-16.
Alexandria earned first in their pool, moving the team to the championship bracket, where they fell to Eden Prairie 11-25, 15-23.
For the third place match, the Cards played Cretin-Derham Hall, winning 25-18 and 25-20 to place third for the day.
Girls’ soccer – JV1
After 88 minutes of scoreless soccer against St. Cloud Cathedral, the JV1 girls’ soccer team had an opportunity to score on a penalty kick.
Ashley Vandeveur stepped up and beat the keeper with a hard low shot to open the scoring for the 2009 season and tie the game at 1-1.
Cathedral came back and earned their own penalty kick and took a 2-1 lead with about 15 minutes left in the game.
Another penalty gave Vandeveur a shot, tying the score.
Cathedral came back again and scored off a nice touch with about seven minutes left.
Kandi McCullough collected the ball in the center circle and lofted a ball over the Cathedral defense. Kine Berntson got to it just before the Cathedral keeper did and flicked it over her head and into the goal for a 3-3 tie.