Fey
WA

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - Jessica Fey had a career high in kills and Kesley Lewis had a career high in digs as Washburn defeated West Texas A&M 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 Friday night in the semifinal of the NCAA South Central Region tournament.

The fifth-ranked Lady Blues advanced to the South Central Region final Saturday at 7 p.m. They will face the winner of top-seeded and host Central Missouri/No. 4 seed Angelo State match that takes place Friday night.

Fey had 18 kills with one error to hit .630 in the match. She had 14 kills and no errors after the first two sets. Lewis had 27 digs to lead a defense that dug up 68 West Texas A&M attacks. Hughes had 12 kills and eight digs.

Washburn hit .281 as a team while the 13th-ranked Lady Buffs hit .211 in the match. Their loss ended an 18-match winning streak and ended their season at 33-3.

Both teams had six blocks. Abby Wittman set the entire match for Washburn and had 41 assists. She added five kills, seven digs and two blocks.