ALPINE — The Howard Payne Lady Jackets picked up their first American Southwest Conference volleyball victory on Friday, rolling past Sul Ross in straight sets, 25-21, 25-17, 25-12.

    Leading the charge for the Lady Jackets (5-6, 1-2) offense was Hannah Hicks with nine kills followed by Taylor Jordan with seven, Sarah Bishop with six, Harli Benham and Sarah Davies with three apiece and Tolli Wylie with one.

    Jessica Guerra dished out 12 assists trailed by nine from Shelby Bridges, six from Allyson Reed and one each by Bishop and Allison Eaton.

    Tate Sullivan recorded a pair of service aces for the Lady Jackets, while Jordan, Bridges and Guerra contributed one each.

    Defensively, Bridges' seven digs served as a team-high followed by five from Jordan, three from Guerra and one from Wylie.

    At the net, Davies played a role in five blocks, Hicks had a hand in four, Wylie contributed to three, Bishop and Benham tallied two each and Jordan was credited for one.

    The Yellow Jackets are back in action at 2 p.m. today at Schreiner, then host Concordia at 7 p.m. Tuesday in their home opener.