STAPLES -- Stormy weather Thursday postponed the inevitable for the Staples-Motley Cardinals volleyball team in a season-opening 27-29, 25-11, 25-12, 25-20 loss to Browerville.
Cardinals coach Collin Beachy said the match was suspended in game four, with the teams tied 4-4, when emergency sirens began going off.
"They had everyone go in the hallway," Beachy said, "and they suspended the game for about a half an hour. It was lightning pretty bad.
"I was happy how we played even though we lost. It was a good team we played against. We wanted to make sure we came out and played well and we did."
The Cardinals host Pine River-Backus 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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