Elizabeth High School sophomore Shay Piper bumps a ball during a recent Cardinals contest as teammate Mikeala Sullivan, No. 4, looks on. The Cardinals are off to a 5-1 start and Piper is averaging just more than 2 kills per game to lead the team.
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.