BALDWIN \u2014 This marks the final week of the volleyball regular season for the Evart Wildcats and Baldwin Panthers, who are hoping to be playing their best as they get ready for districts next week. The Wildcats were able to pick up a non-league victory 3-0 at Baldwin on Thursday. The Wildcats won the first game 25-17, but fell behin d in the second game. McKenzie Kimball had a tip to help Evart get back in the game. Elexus Pieske had an ace for put Baldwin in the lead 16-14. Evart came back and got the 25th point by Cyanna Dellar. Baldwin fired out to a 4-0 lead in the second game. But the Wildcats came marching back and led 20-18 on Livia Hopkins ace. Natalie O'Dell served two aces to end the match. Felicia Nelson, a backrow player, was among the key contributors for Evart. \u201cWe had a lot of good serving,\u201d Nelson said. \u201cWe need the good sets. Today, we worked hard and hustled and it was a fun game.\u201d Nelson is in her third varsity season. \u201cDigging has been a strength,\u201d she said. \u201cWe need teamwork and communication.\u201d Riley Drilling was among the top players for Baldwin. \u201cWe played better than in the past,\u201d Drilling said. \u201cI feel we worked more as a team than before. We just have an attitude that gets to us. You just have to fight through and overcome. You have to stay as positive as you can.\u201d Hitting, blocking and serving have been strengths for Drilling. \u201cYou have to be ready for anything,\u201d she said. \u201cYou have to move, move, move. We have to learn to work together as a team.\u201d \u201cWe did everything pretty good,\u201d Pieske said. \u201cWe just have to talk more.\u201d For Evart, Nelson had eight aces while Deller had six kills and Kara Henry and Kimball had five kills apiece. Kimball also had 10 assists. \u201cThey played really good,\u201d Evart coach Katie Nostrant said. \u201cThey played to Baldwin's game, but they persevered, came through and beat them. We've had lots of people injured and ineligible and stuff like that.\u201d \u201cI was very impressed with how my girls played tonight,\u201d Baldwin coach Duane Roberts said. \u201cThere's nothing to complain about. Jazlin Johnson was getting up there with the blocks and attacks and had some beautiful kills.\u201d Baldwin plays Marion on Nov. 2 in the Class D districts at McBain Northern Michigan Christian. \u201cWe'll work on covering and different zones,\u201d Roberts said.