CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves lost in the first game of back-to-back days on the final full weekend in the 2017 regular season, falling 3-0 to the Lee Flames in Gulf South Conference action at Walker Arena in Cleveland, Tenn.
In the opening set, Lee led from the first whistle, opening up a 3-0 lead in the early part of the set. West Georgia pulled to within a point of the Flames twice near the midpoint of the set, but the Flames pushed their advantage back out and pushed to a 25-16 result in the opener. As a team, the Wolves hit .132 in the first set with only three attack errors, but managed just eight kills in the frame.
The second set saw the Flames open up a 13-6 advantage, then push on to a 20-9 lead before closing out the set at 25-12 to take a 2-0 lead in the match. The third set was similar to the second, as Lee led 20-12 before closing out the match with a 25-18 victory.
Sophmore hitter Autumn Burnette led West Georgia with 10 kills in the match with a .318 hitting percentage as well. The Wolves will conclude this weekend's road trip on Saturday afternoon, taking on the Shorter Hawks in Rome at 2 p.m.