The Cardinals (17-3) claimed a win in the opening set, but Willard (18-2) rallied in the final two to claim a 22-25, 25-17, 25-10 match victory over Webb City on Tuesday at the Cardinal Dome.
Maddy Peeples led the Webb City attack with 11 kills and also tallied two service aces and six digs. Ashley Cates recorded six kills and seven digs while Anna Swearengen had six kills and five digs. Allie Johnson led the team in assists with 10.
Webb City plays host to Branson on Thursday.