BEAT GOES ON: No. 8 Lady Cardinals go 4-0 again in Brenham

BEAT GOES ON: No. 8 Lady Cardinals go 4-0 again in Brenham

Many go to Brenham for Blue Bell. The Lady Cardinals go there for wins.

For the second time this season, the eighth-ranked Lady Cardinals participated in tournament action at Blinn College over the weekend. And for the second time, they posted a perfect 4-0 record.

First-year coach Aleah Hayes' squad took care of Frank Phillips, Eastfield, St. Clair County and New Mexico, dropping just one set the entire weekend.

The four wins improved the Lady Cardinals to 15-2 and also gave them their 200th win in the 10-year history of the program.

The Lady Cardinals are scheduled to return to action Friday in their Region XIV Conference opener at Coastal Bend. Game time is 2 p.m. Conference action resumes Saturday at Laredo in a 1 p.m. start.

The next home game for the Lady Cardinals is Wednesday, Oct. 2, against Navarro, currently ranked No. 2. Game time at Cardinal Gym is 7 p.m.

Erica Airheart and Yasmim da Silva led the Lady Cardinals in action this weekend.

Airheart led the team in blocks in all four matches and had the second-most kills. She finished with 31 kills on 78 attempts.

Equally a force at the net was da Silva. She was the kill leader for the Lady Cardinals in all four matches with 45. She also had six block solos and four block assists. In the win against New Mexico, she had 13 kills on 24 attempts.