Faulkner spoiled LaGrange's 2011 first home match of the season with a 3-0 win over the Panthers at the CEB Gym on Thursday. The Eagles upped their record to 12-5, while the Panthers slipped to 6-8.
The Eagles took the match by scores of 25-21, 25-11 and 25-21. The Panthers led 21-20 in the first set before the Eagles rallied to win. In the second set, the Eagles built an early large lead and cruised to the easy win. The Panthers fell behind early in the third set before a late rally came up short.
The Panthers host Piedmont and Salem in a GSAC tri-match on Saturday beginning at noon in the CEB Gym.