Melissa’s Caroline Kasson gets off a serve versus Howe in the Lady Cardinals’ first scrimmage of the season on Friday, Aug. 4, at Melissa High School. (Rick Atkinson / Anna-Melissa Tribune)


Lady Cardinal JV players warm-up before scrimmages began at Melissa High School’s auxiliary gym on Friday, Aug. 4. (Rick Atkinson / Anna-Melissa Tribune)


Head Coach Tomika Crosby, center, gathers the Anna Lady Coyotes into a huddle during a scrimmage against Blue Ridge on Aug. 4. (Jenna Agerlid / Anna-Melissa Tribune)


Lauren Schlicht is airborne as she goes for the ball during a scrimmage against Blue Ridge on Aug. 4. (Jenna Agerlid / Anna-Melissa Tribune)


Head Coach Tomika Crosby, right, watches from the sidelines as the Lady Coyotes scrimmage against Blue Ridge on Aug. 4. (Jenna Agerlid / Anna-Melissa Tribune)


Rick Atkinson / Anna-Melissa Tribune


Melissa’s Caroline Kasson gets off a serve versus Howe in the Lady Cardinals’ first scrimmage of the season on Friday, Aug. 4, at Melissa High School.


Rick Atkinson / Anna-Melissa Tribune


Lady Cardinal JV players warm-up before scrimmages began at Melissa High School’s auxiliary gym on Friday, Aug. 4.


Jenna Agerlid / Anna-Melissa Tribune


Head Coach Tomika Crosby, center, gathers the Anna Lady Coyotes into a huddle during a scrimmage against Blue Ridge on Aug. 4.


Jenna Agerlid / Anna-Melissa Tribune


Lauren Schlicht is airborne as she goes for the ball during a scrimmage against Blue Ridge on Aug. 4.


By Rick Atkinson, Anna-Melissa Tribune