North Montgomery and West Lafayette had to change their venue Thursday evening, but that didn’t bother the Red Devils as they walked out of Charger Gym with a 3-set victory.

Things started well for the Chargers as they led 7-5 in set one before West Side went on a 6-0 run, to lead 11-7. North got it back to a 13-10 deficit, but West Side scored 12 of the final 18 points to take set one 25-16.

North led 6-5 in set two and trailed just 13-11 at the midway point as West Lafayette won set two 25-14.

“We started each set out pretty good and then they caught fire, stole the momentum, and carried that throughout.” Charger head coach Jodi Webster said. “We’d play great for a stretch, and then have a setback.”

The Chargers trailed just 6-5 in set three, but couldn’t get over the hump, as the Red Devils took the set, and the match 25-16.

“We’re looking for continuity and keeping it throughout.” Webster added. “Not just a set or a match, but the play itself—we’re getting better, we just need to be more consistent.”

Taylor Jenkins led the Chargers with six kills and Kelsey Sabens had three. Taylor Dyson had 16 digs and Kasey Krutzsch had nine assists.

The Chargers (4-13, 1-2 SAC) are back in action Saturday when they travel to Martinsville to take part in their Invitational.

“I love going down there and seeing the competition.” Webster said. “It’s always a great tournament.”