Lady Tigers defend home court

The Wills Point Lady Tigers have shown a flair for the dramatic in recent seasons, scoring several memorable wins in tightly contested matches against talented teams.

Wills Point’s meeting with Palestine Aug. 11 proved to be no exception with the Lady Tigers gutting out a 25-15, 26-24, 25-21 win in a match that was much closer than the score would indicate.

Strong serving and excellent defense were key factors in the opening set, allowing Wills Point to easily cruise to a 25-15 lead in the first set.

Big hitting by Palestine’s athletic frontline nearly evened the match in the second, giving the Wildcats a 24-20 lead over the Lady Tigers. Not to be denied, Wills Point came storming back to score each of the next six points for a two-sets to none lead.

Lady Tiger veterans helped to turn back any chance of a Palestine comeback in third set, capping the match with another strong push to complete the 25-15, 26-24, 25-21 sweep.

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