The Morris Area volleyball team held off the Bulldogs in five sets at Paynesville Tuesday.
The Tigers remain two matches behind conference front-runner Benson at 9-2 in the West Central South and 16-6 overall.
The teams traded wins with the Tigers taking the match by winning the fifth set 16-14.
Erin Schieler led all hitters with 20 kills and Jenna Nelson followed with 11 for Morris.
Mackenzie Weatherly added five ace serves and 16 set assists. Brooke Anderson had four ace serves. Dani Schultz recorded 14 set assists.
Paynesville's Caitlyn Gottwald hammered down 17 kills and rattled off five ace serves, as did Taylor Haag.