The West Georgia Lady Wolves defeated the West Alabama Lady Tigers in a show down that went to all five sets.
The Wolves were able to take the 1st set by winning 25 to 19. Throughout the rest of the game, the two teams went back and forth winning sets consecutively.
In the 2nd set, the Tigers won 25-23 and would win the 4th set, by a score of 26-24.
But the Wolves didn’t go down without a fight. They took the 3rd set 25-20 and the 5th and final set 15-9.
Senior libero Mellissa Holt led the Wolves’ with both school and career records at 40 digs for the game.
“It was exciting to get 40 digs on tonight,” said Holt. “A lot of it had to do with my team. Even if I get the ball up, if no one can get to it, then I don’t get the dig. I set a record by working real hard and I thank everyone for supporting me”.
Junior setter Amanda Miller and sophomore setter Kayla Hartman each had 32 assists for the game.
“Tonight was a good win for us, based on the fact that things are starting to click again for us,” said UWG Head Volleyball Coach Gary Lee.
Top players for the game were: senior outside hitter Lesley Bemis with 15 kills, junior middle blocker, Kendall Williams and junior middle hitter Tiesha Alston shared 12 kills a piece.
The Lady Wolves improve to 10-6 on the season and 5-4 in the Gulf South Conference. There next opponents are Rollins University and Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday.