Newton Senior High’s volleyball Cardinals are ranked No. 12 in Iowa Class 4A going into the 2013 season. The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released its 2013 preseason volleyball rankings Monday.
In today’s Cardinal Varsity Volleyball Invitational, three teams appearing in the preseason rankings are playing in the NHS gym. Newton is joined by 4A’s 10th-ranked team, ADM, and Class 5A’s sixth-ranked Dowling Catholic.
Action in the round-robin tournament begins at 4:30 p.m. today. Newton plays Lynnville-Sully High’s Hawks in the first round of the competition. There are five rounds of matches.
The next ranking will be posted on Sept. 5.