Westminster's win streak is now at six after the Blue Jays' win Tuesday at home against Webster.
After winning a first set that took extra points, Westminster took two of the last three (27-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-21) behind a floor-leading 19 kills by Haley Menke and 15 by Eryka Wanyonyi.
The Blue Jays (8-9, 4-1 SLIAC) kept the errors at a minimum in the final three sets but accumulated 10 during the first frame. This led to them trailing in the set until Webster (7-9, 3-3 SLIAC) led 22-17 before the Gorloks lost it after a 7-0 Westminster run and two kills each by Menke and Emma Geier. Webster tied it at 24 after a Menke attack error and 2at5 after a kill but lost the deciding two points after kills by Menke and Wanyonyi.
The second set was tied at 13 before Westminster gained some control after a 5-1 run, thanks to Webster errors, making it 18-14 Blue Jays. The Gorloks were within one at 19-18, but more errors made them fall behind to lead to another Westminster set victory. Claire Whitehouse had three kills in the final six Blue Jay points in the set, including set point.
Westminster remained within striking distance in the third set until a 7-1 Webster run erased any chance of a comeback. Webster stayed within three points for the majority of the fourth set but was unable to make up any more ground because of Wanyonyi kills in the middle of the frame and some Menke kills near the end.
Other Blue Jay leaders were Gretchen Durbala, pacing the team with 46 assists and 14 digs. Erica Schrader finished with 13 digs.
Westminster will play at 6 p.m. Friday at Eureka.