KILGORE — The fifth-ranked Carthage Lady Bulldogs set a school record for wins in a season Friday when they knocked off Kilgore, 3-1.

The Lady Dawgs improved to 36-4 for the season as they beat Kilgore —another Class 4A playoff team — 25-12, 20-25, 25-23, 26-24 in a warmup match.

They open up bi-district play Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Tyler Junior College.

Standouts for the Lady Dawgs were Cami Hicks with 12 kills and blocks, McKenna Zett with 10 digs and nine kills, Jada McLin with six kills, Makhai Lewis with five blocks and three kills and Faith Kruebbe with nine digs, three kills and two blocks.

Also, Kristen Stewart with 25 assists, 10 digs, four blocks, three digs and an ace; as well as Chesney Baker with 16 digs and three aces; Addi Surratt with nine digs; and Sadie Smith had four assists and one ace.