Lily Felts leads Lady Vols past South Carolina

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A former area high school volleyball star led the Lady Vols to victory Saturday.

Lily Felts had 13 kills, nine digs, three service aces and two assists, leading No. 22 Tennessee to a 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 victory over South Carolina at Carolina Volleyball Center in Columbia.

Felts, a senior outside hitter from Knoxville, is a Berean Christian School graduate. She won a Class A state championship as a senior at Berean.

It was the 11th match sweep for the Lady Vols (14-3, 6-1 SEC) and it helped UT win the two-match series against the Gamecocks (11-5, 3-3 SEC).

Breana Runnels finished the match with 12 kills and nine digs, while Natalie Hayward had 34 assists and two blocks.

Madison Bryant posted eight digs and five assists.