WBC Volleyball splits conference matches

From Williams Baptist College

The Williams Baptist College LadyEagles volleyball squad started their home and conference opener with a victoryover Harris-Stowe State University on Friday in Walnut Ridge.

Williams swept Harris-Stowe in straight sets (25-9, 25-14,25-12) and was in full control throughout the entire match.

Madison Laubach led the Lady Eagles attack with seven kills,with Harley Strayhorn, Brooke Howell and Jennessa Gattis each adding five kills,each. Makenna Wiedower also had 13 assists and Shelby Upshaw added nine digs tolead the Eagles defense.

Williams would face 18th ranked Missouri Baptistthe following day and would fall in straight sets (22-25, 17-25, 15-25).

For the Eagles, Emily Umbaugh and Laubach had seven kills,respectively. Wiedower had 14 assists and Taylor Barton contributed with 12assists. Upshaw had seven digs.

Williams is now 7-2 on the season and 1-1 in conference.Their next scheduled game is a conference contest against 11thranked Park. The game will be played on September 20th in WalnutRidge with the start time scheduled for 7 pm.