LONGVIEW, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team beat East Texas Baptist 25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 25-14 in American Southwest Conference Crossover Tournament on Friday evening in Longview.
The Cowgirls opened the first game with a 12-3 run and held on down the stretch to win the first game. ETBU won the final two points to break a 23-23 tie in the second game.
HSU then poured it on in the third game with early leads of 14-5 in game three and 10-2 in game four and never let the Tigers back in each set.
The Cowgirls are now 6-9 overall and 3-1 in ASC play. ETBU fell to 5-11 overall and 1-3 in conference action. HSU will play Texas-Tyler at 12:30 and Louisiana College at 5:30 on Saturday to close out the tournament.