Coming off a pair of disappointing losses to two Twin Valley Conference foes, the Harvard Lady Cardinals hopes of their first win of the season rang loud and clear as they returned to the court Thursday, Sept. 13, taking on the Lady Mustangs of McCool Junction inside the Birdcage at Harvard High School.
A trip to Palmer for triangular action with the Lady Tigers and the lady Cardinals of Doniphan-Trumbull caused the Harvard volleyball team a little grief as both Palmer and D-T would earn wins over the Lady Cardinals.
The Shelton Bulldogs would waste very little time Friday night in establishing their running game and taking full control of their clash with the Harvard Cardinals as the Bulldogs, behind 327 rushing yards, would use a 50-0 halftime lead to hand the Cardinals their first loss of the 2012 season, 62-8.
Suffocating defense and an offensive attack, led by juniors Joshua McDowell and Colton Ives, made the near 120 mile trip to Sumner a task that was to the liking of second year Harvard coach, Sam Bosshart and his Cardinals Friday night.
Opening week action for the Harvard volleyball team may have opened with three losses, but the Lady Cardinals held a competitive edge in losses to Shelton, Franklin and Red Cloud.
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