MALAKOFF–The Malakoff Lady Tigers varsity volleyball squad picked up their fi rst district win of the 2018 season over the Kemp Lady Yellowjackets Sept. 11 at home. The Lady Tigers came out firing on all cylinders in the first set, quickly taking a 7-2 lead to force Kemp into their fi rst timeout of the night.
The Lady ’Jackets battled back to cut the deficit to 17-12, even getting as close as 20-15 late in the fi rst set. T h e L a d y Ti g e r s wouldn’t let the comeback take place as they won the first set 25-19. The Lady ’Jackets jumped out to an early 9-5 lead over Malakoff as the Lady Tigers called their fi rst timeout of the contest. The timeout seemed to spark the Lady Tigers as they and the Lady ’Jackets were tied late 22-22 before Malakoff took their fi rst lead of the set 23-22. The Lady Tigers took the second set in come from behind fashion 25-22.
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