CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves ran into a hot team on Tuesday evening in Pensacola, Florida, as the West Florida Argonauts handed the Wolves a 3-0 loss at the UWF Field House.
The loss moves West Georgia to 15-11 on the year overall and 9-3 in Gulf South Conference play. The Wolves have clinched a spot in the 2019 Gulf South Conference tournament and are now playing for seeding.
First Set - West Florida 25, West Georgia 14
West Georgia came out playing solid volleyball, as Carrington Terrell scored the first point the powered an early 5-2 run for the Wolves. West Florida responded with a run of their own, going 9-2 to take their first lead of the match and push the advantage out to four points. That run seemingly never stopped, as the Argos led 24-10 late in the set. Senior Madi Fleming stepped to the serving line and served four consecutive points before the final point was put down for a 25-14 win for UWF.
Second Set - West Florida 25, West Georgia 8
The momentum from the first set continued over to the second set, as West Florida jumped out to an 18-4 lead. The Argos continued to push through the second set, winning 25-8 to move to the third set.
Third Set - West Florida 25, West Georgia 17
The Wolves came out with a quick lead in the third set, leading 5-3 early again. West Florida came right back, taking a lead at 7-6 for the first time in the third set. The Argos continued to press, building a 20-13 advantage before closing out the match with a 25-17 victory.