Lady Cardinals pen volleyball scholarships
Bridge City Lady Cardinal volleyball standouts Audrey Myers and Kayla Fullerton posed with head volleyball coach Becca Mathews during scholarship signings Friday at Bridge City High School.
Myers has chose to join the Galveston College Whitecaps and Fullerton will become a Wharton County Jr. College Pioneer next season. School officials, family and friends gathered in the school library as the two young athletes penned there names to the official letters of intent.
Myers and Fullerton were easy choices for First Team of the Coaches Dist. 21-3A All-District Volleyball Team in a season that took the Lady Cardinals all the way to the semifinal round of the Region III volleyball tournament. Area coaches chose Myers as Most Valuable Player and second year head coach Becca Mathews was named Coach of the Year. But that was just the beginning of the accolades for Lady Cardinal trio.
In December the Beaumont Enterprise named it’s prestigious “Super Gold Volleyball Team” and at the top of the list Myers was named as the area’s MVP and Becca Mathews garnered the “Coach of the Year” award. The Beaumont Enterprise honors included all Southeast Texas area teams from every classifications.
Myers, whose position was outside hitter, averaged 17 kills and 12 assists per game that was complemented by the outstanding performance of Fullerton.
Other Lady Cardinals receiving Dist. 21-3A honors on the volleyball court last season were Jenna Angella who was named Outstanding Libero. Emily Kosh was the district’s Outstanding Setter. Joining Fullerton on the First Team selection was Lauren Angelle.