Briercrest defeats Lakeland in exhibition action

In exhibition action, the Briercrest Clippers defeated the Lakeland Rustlers in 4 sets (25-23, 25-21, 21-25, 25-21). Briercrest took an early lead in the first set with the Rustlers coming back to tie it at 12. The Rustlers were able to keep it close for the rest of the set before eventually losing 23-25. In the second set, Briercrest jumped out to another early 8-3 lead, but the Rustlers fought back to lead 19-18. The Rustlers however couldn't keep the lead, ultimately dropping the set 21-25. The Rustlers took a 9-6 lead in the third set, but Briercrest came storming back to tie the set at 16. The Rustlers were too much for Briercrest in the set, winning 25-21. Briercrest led 10-7 early on in the fourth set, before the Rustlers tied the game at 15. Briercrest won the set, 25-21.