BLADENBORO – West Bladen pulled out a 20-18 victory in the decisive third set Tuesday and edged West Columbus 2-1 in junior varsity volleyball season-opening action by set scores of 23-25, 27-25 and 20-18.
Kylie Durden fired in 7 aces, 2 service points and had 2 digs to lead the Lady Knights. Makayla Wright hammered in 6 kills, 2 aces and 2 service points. Kaitlyn Brisson drilled in 3 aces, a service point and 2 kills.
Maddie Walters knocked in 6 service points for the winners. Trinity Meares pounded in 4 kills, and Kennedy Carroll slammed in 3 aces. Karly Ross racked up 3 aces, 2 service points and had one dig. Jenna McLean tallied 2 aces.
West Bladen will travel to Red Springs Wednesday at 4:30.