CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves struggled in closing out sets on Friday night in Clinton, Mississippi, falling 3-0 to the Mississippi College Choctaws in Gulf South Conference play.
In two of the three sets on Friday evening, the Wolves held a lead late in the game, but couldn't hold onto that lead. Sophomore outside hitter JoJo Webb led West Georgia in kills on the night with 15 and sophomore middle Aisha Ambrose added eight kills and three solo blocks to the effort.
The first set saw MC jump out to a 12-6 lead and never look back. West Georgia led 1-0 early in the set, but the Choctaws were in command for the remainder of the set, winning 25-18.
The second and third sets were nearly identical, as the Wolves came out firing on all cylinders in both. West Georgia led 14-9 midway through the set, then led 23-21 before Mississippi College reeled off four-straight points to take a 25-23 win and a 2-0 lead in the match. In the third set, UWG led 14-10, then 21-18 before MC went on another run, this time 7-2 to take another 25-23 victory to close out the match.
West Georgia falls to 11-14 on the year and 5-10 in Gulf South Conference play with the loss. The Wolves will close out the first season under head coach Jon Moseley on Saturday afternoon in Livingston, Alabama, taking on the West Alabama Tigers at 2 p.m.