CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves closed out a weekend road trip with a victory on Saturday afternoon in Montgomery, Alabama, sweeping the Auburn-Montgomery Warhawks in Gulf South Conference action.
Eleven different players had at least two kills in the three sets on Saturday, led by sophomores Niah Bruce and Anjelina Webb, who each had six kills in the contest. Madi Fleming led the way with 24 assists in the match, helping the Wolves to a .205 hitting percentage on the afternoon.
Bruce was on fire for the Wolves in the first set, delivering on four of West Georgia's 14 kills in the frame. Neither team could get a handle on a lead early in the match until the Warhawks took a 17-14 lead midway through the set. The Wolves responded with three straight points, which opened up an 11-5 run to close out the set with a 25-22 victory.
In the second set, things were similar, as the two teams went back and forth with neither team taking more than a two-point lead until the match was tied at 21-21. West Georgia then scored three-straight points and moved to a 2-0 lead in the match with a second-straight 25-22 victory. Sophomore Aisha Ambrose was 3-for-3 on kills in the second set, as the Wolves continued to exploit the middle of the court with middle blockers on the attack.
Anjelina Webb had one of her best sets of the season thus far in the third set, delivering on four kills in leading the Wolves to a 25-19 victory. The Wolves built a 15-10 lead early in the match, then cruised to the match victory in straight sets.
West Georgia moves to 7-5 on the year and 2-3 in Gulf South Conference play with the victory. The Wolves return to action this weekend, taking on West Alabama on Friday evening before a Saturday matchup with Mississippi College.