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Christina Davis had a match-high 14 kills for GonzagaTuesday night but it was not enough as Montana (2-2) was able to slip by the Zags (1-4) during the Grizzlies home opener at West Auxiliary Gym

Christina Davis had a match-high 14 kills for Gonzaga Tuesday night but it was not enough as Montana (2-2) was able to slip by the Zags (1-4) during the Grizzlies home opener at West Auxiliary Gym. Montana rallied back in game one before sweeping the match in three games, 37-35, 30-18 and 30-27.

Trailing 29-25 in game one Montana rallied for a 30-29 lead as Spokane native Wendy Baker (Mead HS) served four straight points, the fourth coming on one of Montana's 14 aces. The teams traded scoring before the Grizzlies prevailed 37-35.

In the second game Gonzaga could muster only nine kills as the Zags were held to a -.103 hitting percentage in a 30-18 Montana win.

Gonzaga fought to push the match to four games as they trailed 29-25. The Zags scored consecutive points but had the game end on an attack error giving Montana the match at 30-27.

Natasha Kozen finished with 11 kills for the Zags while Jamie VanMeetren led the team with 11 digs. Gonzaga returns to action this weekend at the Gameworks/UNLV Invitational in Las Vegas. Lizzie Wertz led Montana with nine kills while Baker finished with 35 assists.